Gandarvakottai

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Gandarvakottai
town
Gandarvakottai is located in Tamil Nadu
Gandarvakottai
Gandarvakottai
Gandarvakottai is located in India
Gandarvakottai
Gandarvakottai
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 10°36′0″N 79°1′0″E / 10.60000°N 79.01667°E / 10.60000; 79.01667Coordinates: 10°36′0″N 79°1′0″E / 10.60000°N 79.01667°E / 10.60000; 79.01667
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Pudukkottai
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 613301
Telephone code 04322
Vehicle registration TN-55
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)
Nearest city Thanjavur
Lok Sabha constituency Trichy
Avg. summer temperature 40 °C (104 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 25 °C (77 °F)

Gandarvakottai (Tamil: கந்தர்வகோட்டை) is a taluk under Pudukkottai district, Tamil Nadu, India. It is the big town between Pudukottai and Thanjavur. The nearest city is Thanjavur, 22 km away.

Gandarvakottai is the junction of 36 village peoples. Pisanathur, Sundampatti, Mattangal, Sivanthanpatti, Aravampatti, and Komapuram are the main villages in the vicinity. Many higher secondary schools and matriculation schools are there. In Gkt 1000 years old siva temple, Mariamman temple, kamatchi temple,ayappan temple,church and mosque are here. The most common occupation is agriculture and most people are daily wagers. Gkt has many engineers (AERONAUTICAL), doctors,business men and few (ARCHITECTS). The nearest seaport is Tuticorin, which is situated 380 km from Gkt. The nearest Airport is Tiruchirapalli Airport, which is about 50 km from Pudukkottai. Regular air services available between Trichy, Colombo, Sharjah, Chennai, Kuwait, Singapore, Malaysia and Cochin.

Geography[edit]

It is located at .[1] Gandarvakottai is a village panchayat located in the Pudukkottai district of Tamil-Nadu state, India. The latitude 10.523931 and longitude 78.963547 are the geocoordinate of the Gandarvakottai. Chennai is the state capital for Gandarvakottai village. It is located around 320.3 kilometers away from Gandarvakottai. The other nearest state capital from Gandarvakottai is Pondicherry, and its distance is 183.6 km. The other surrounding state capitals are Pondicherry 183.6 km, Thiruvananthapuram 306.2 km, Bangalore 312.3 km. Nearby districts are Thanjavur (30 km), Trichy (45 km) and Madurai (150 km). Tanjore Prakathesvara temple is nearby.

Demographics[edit]

As per the 2001 census, Gandarvakottai had a total population of 79925[2] with 39984 males and 39941 females. Out of the total population 43937 people were literate.

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