K. K. Nagar, Tiruchirappalli
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|K. K. Nagar|
|• Total||2 sq mi (5 km2)|
|Elevation||289 ft (88 m)|
|• Density||16,000/sq mi (6,000/km2)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
K. K. Nagar or Kalaignar Karunanidhi Nagar is a residential part of Tiruchirappalli City in Tamil Nadu, India. The K.K. Nagar neighbourhood is near the Tiruchirappalli International Airport, and is the most densely populated ward in the city and also the most populous ward in the city of Tiruchirapalli. It is a part of T.C.C (Tiruchirapalli City Corporation) since 1994.
The K.K. Nagar neighbourhood is linked to the rest of Tiruchirappalli by several bus routes, and is home to 21 schools and 2 colleges. The environment hosts numerous flora and the pollution is very low when compared with the rest of Tiruchirappalli. K. K. Nagar is primarily a residential area but there has been development of the area into a commercial hub in recent years.[when?] K. K. Nagar officially consists of four major suburbs, namely Sundar Nagar, LIC Colony, K. Sathanur & mainland K. K. Nagar. The Tiruchirappalli International Airport is 2.7 km via the straight Wireless Road from mainland K. K. Nagar.
K. K. Nagar has a Sub Registrar's Office for all demographic & registration purposes. There is a post office, sub-urban supermarkets such as Reliance Fresh, Food City, Kumudham Departmental Stores, Nilgris Supermarket, a branch of the Padma fruit company & the Uzhavar Santhai discount vegetable market. There are a couple of parks owned and maintained by the TCC and a variety of temples, a church and a grand mosque. There are branded food outlets such as Chick Punch, Ibaco (Arun Icecreams Pvt. Ltd) and Sea Kings Ice Cream parlor. K. K. Nagar houses educational institutions as the Alpha Group of Institutions and The Periyar Manniyammai School & College. There are various private enterprises consisting of an oil mill, a number of hotels , tailoring & boutiques, and retail outlets.
The population of this area is about 30,000 as of 2013. The population is predominantly Hindus, and some percentages of Muslims and Christians are also found here.
- "City Weather & Demography". City of Tiruchirappalli. Retrieved 5 June 2012.
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