Kappiyarai

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Kappiyarai
city
Kappiyarai is located in Tamil Nadu
Kappiyarai
Kappiyarai
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 8°14′54″N 77°15′45″E / 8.24833°N 77.26250°E / 8.24833; 77.26250Coordinates: 8°14′54″N 77°15′45″E / 8.24833°N 77.26250°E / 8.24833; 77.26250
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Kanniyakumari
Population (2001)
 • Total 13,475
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Kappiyarai is a panchayat town in Kanniyakumari district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Kappiyarai had a population of 13,475. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Kappiyarai has an average literacy rate of 82%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 84%, and female literacy is 80%. In Kappiyarai, 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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.