Mallasamudram

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Mallasamudram
மல்லசமுத்திரம்
Town
Nickname(s): Mallai
Mallasamudram is located in Tamil Nadu
Mallasamudram
Mallasamudram
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 11°28′48″N 78°1′48″E / 11.48000°N 78.03000°E / 11.48000; 78.03000Coordinates: 11°28′48″N 78°1′48″E / 11.48000°N 78.03000°E / 11.48000; 78.03000
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Namakkal
Government
 • Panchayat president Thirumalai M(DMK)
Elevation 224 m (735 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 17,181
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Mallasamudram is a Town Panchayat in Thiruchengode taluk, Namakkal district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Mallasamudram is about 25 km from Salem on the Salem - Tiruchengode Road, via Attayampatti. It has an average elevation of 224 metres (734 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Mallasamudram had a population of 17,125. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Mallasamudram has an average literacy rate of 62%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 53%. In Mallasamudram, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Economy[edit]

The major occupation of the people is textile weaving and agriculture.

Temples[edit]

Solishwaran (Lord Siva) Temple, Mallai Periya Marriyaman Temple, Chinna Marriyamman Temple, Mallai Sri Angalamman Temple, Sellandiyamman Temple and Kalipatti Kandasamy temple are the major temples.

Health[edit]

Government primary health center is situated in Mallasamudram to Paruthipalli Main Road, Mallasamudram.

Education[edit]

There are elementary, primary, secondary as well as higher secondary schools in Mallasamudram. Mallasamudram has three private engineering colleges and a polytechnic college.

Distances[edit]

Namakkal -42 km

Tiruchengode -18 km

Rasipuram - 24 km

Sankagiri - 21 km

Erode - 40.5 km

Salem - 25 km Namakkal 27

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.