Gandhinagar, Vellore

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Gandhinagar
Neighbourhood
Gandhinagar is located in Tamil Nadu
Gandhinagar
Gandhinagar
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 12°57′11″N 79°08′28″E / 12.953°N 79.141°E / 12.953; 79.141Coordinates: 12°57′11″N 79°08′28″E / 12.953°N 79.141°E / 12.953; 79.141
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Vellore District
Talukas Vellore
Government
 • Body Vellore Municipal Corporation
 • Mayor Mrs. P. Karthiyayini
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 632006
Telephone code 91 416
Vehicle registration TN 23
Lok Sabha constituency Vellore
Vidhan Sabha constituency Vellore
Civic agency Vellore Municipal Corporation

Gandhinagar (also Gandhi Nagar) is locality in Vellore, located on the northern bank of the Palar River.It is divided into Gandhi Nagar East and Gandhi Nagar West, it is the one of the posh residential and commercial locality in Vellore city.

Geography[edit]

Gandhinagar is located at 12°57′11″N 79°08′28″E / 12.953°N 79.141°E / 12.953; 79.141.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2001 Indian Census,[1] Gandhinagar's population is 9708. Males constitute 48% of the population and females constitute 52%. Gandhinagar has an average literacy rate of 90%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. Male literacy is 91%, and female literacy is 90%.

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.