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Kannampalayam is located in Tamil Nadu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 11°00′30″N 77°06′08″E / 11.00833°N 77.10222°E / 11.00833; 77.10222Coordinates: 11°00′30″N 77°06′08″E / 11.00833°N 77.10222°E / 11.00833; 77.10222
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictCoimbatore rural
 • Total11,890
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationTN-37

Kannampalayam is a suburb of Coimbatore, in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Kannampalayam was included with the Coimbatore Corporation in 2011.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Kannampalayam has a population of 11,890. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Kannampalayam has an average literacy rate of 77%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 85%, and female literacy is 70%. In Kannampalayam, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Freedom fighter KV Ramasamy born in this village and participated in Indian freedom movement from here. He known for the freedom fighting activities like, firing of Sulur military airport, and many other activities. He personally had contact with our Father of Nation, Mahathma Gandhiji. Mahathma wrote many letters to Mr. KV Ramasamy to this Kannampalayam.


  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.

Famous Leader :

Thami (Alies) Late K.Palani Swamy B.A., D.Cop, Vice President of Kannampalyam, in that period much development work was done.