Keeranur, Pudukkottai

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Keeranur
city
Keeranur is located in Tamil Nadu
Keeranur
Keeranur
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 10°35′44″N 78°46′53″E / 10.59556°N 78.78139°E / 10.59556; 78.78139Coordinates: 10°35′44″N 78°46′53″E / 10.59556°N 78.78139°E / 10.59556; 78.78139
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictPudukkottai
Population
(2001)
 • Total9,681
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
622502
Telephone code04339
Vehicle registrationTN-55

Keeranur is a panchayat town in Pudukkottai District in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is located 225 km South-East of Coimbatore. The Uthama Nathaswami Sivan Temple is of a Mutharaya edifice and contains epigraphs of Cholas and Vijayanagar Empires.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Keeranur had a population of 9681. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Keeranur has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 82%, and female literacy is 70%. In Keeranur, 12% of the population is under 7 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.tamilnadutourism.org/places/CitiesTowns/Pudukkottai1.aspx?catid=010110P02
  2. ^ "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.