Kannamangalam, Malappuram

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panchayat town - suburb of Vellore city
School in Kannamangalam
School in Kannamangalam
Kannamangalam is located in Tamil Nadu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 12°39′N 79°04′E / 12.65°N 79.07°E / 12.65; 79.07Coordinates: 12°39′N 79°04′E / 12.65°N 79.07°E / 12.65; 79.07
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
 • chairmangovardhan (dmk)
 • Total21,890
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code04173
Vehicle registrationTN 25
Sex ratio998 /
Lok Sabha constituencyarani
Vidhan Sabha constituencykannamangalam
Avg. summer temperature40 °C (104 °F)
Avg. winter temperature20 °C (68 °F)

Kannamangalam is a panchayat town in Tiruvanamalai district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. it is a suburban of Vellore city. Places with the suffix "mangalam" were believed to have been given as charity to the "Brahmins" by the Kings of a particular reign, "Kannamangalam" was thus named by the same criteria. From the names of locations in the surrounding areas it is further clear that the villages were predominantly Brahmin habitations, with names like Kolathur, Onnupuram etc. In the last millennium, Kannamangalam was under the rule of "Sambuvarayar".


As of 2001 India census,[1] Kannamangalam had a population of 7297. Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%. Kannamangalam has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 83%, and female literacy is 67%. In Kannamangalam, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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  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 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.