Kelamangalam

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Kelamangalam
city
Kelamangalam is located in Tamil Nadu
Kelamangalam
Kelamangalam
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 12°36′N 77°51′E / 12.6°N 77.85°E / 12.6; 77.85Coordinates: 12°36′N 77°51′E / 12.6°N 77.85°E / 12.6; 77.85
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Krishnagiri
Elevation 810 m (2,660 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 10,994
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration TN-70

Kelamangalam is a panchayat town in Krishnagiri district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Geography[edit]

Kelamangalam is located at 12°36′N 77°51′E / 12.6°N 77.85°E / 12.6; 77.85.[1] It has an average elevation of 810 metres (2657 feet). Average temperature lingers around 20-25°C. The soil here is laterite. Around 60 percent of people live on farming. This town is situated in an edge of Tamil Nadu. The nearest state-borders to this town are Karnataka(Athibele(or)Athipalli - 16 Kilometers) & Andhra Pradesh(Kuppam - 90 Kilometers).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Kelamangalam had a population of 11,052. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kelamangalam has an average literacy rate of 61%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 67%, and female literacy is 55%. In Kelamangalam, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Kelamangalam has a Govt.Hr.Sec School(Tamil & English Medium), Govt.Girls High School(Tamil & English Medium. Apart from the Govt.Schools, It has 5 private English medium schools. "Arul Nursery & Primary School" is the oldest among them (From 1983).

Kelamangalam has a Govt.Hospital, Panchayat Union Office, Police Station, Railway station, Post office, 3 Banks, 1 theatre & 3 Petrol stations. It has 2 temples, 2 churches & 3 Masjids. On every Sunday the farmers & merchants will gather at one place(சந்தை).

Tamil , which is the official language. Nearest cities : Hosur - 16 Kilo Meters, Bangalore - 56 Kilometers, Krishnagiri - 54 Kilometers, Dharmapuri - 72 Kilometers.

Nearest Airport : Bangalore International Airport - 91 km (Approx), Salem Airport Terminal, Kamalapuram - 118 km (Approx)

Tourist/Pilgimage[edit]

Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Nagamangalam

This is a Pilgrimage Place for Roman Catholic church. The first miraculous water that gushed out at one and a half feet on 19-5-2008.

Pilgrim Centre[edit]

Rev father Joy Onnuukkalle OSB, TVE father Henri Bonai MEP Vicar of St Mary's church Royakottai and Mr Perniyanayakam, a traditional Christian devotee from Kalamangalam, gathered together in this J.G farm to discuss about the chapel which they had started in the name of OUR LADY OF LOURDES.


Mass Information[edit]

Sunday[edit]

11 am - Rosary 11.30 am - Holy mass, adoration with healing prayer 3 pm - Holy mass

Monday to Friday[edit]

11 am - Rosary 11:30- Holy mass 2:30 pm - Holt mass

Saturday[edit]

11am rosary 11:30 am Holy mass, adoration with healing prayer 3:00 pm holy mass and divine mercy prayer

Second Saturday[edit]

10:00 am rosary procession followed by retreat Holy mass and adoration with healing prayer

The place is situated on the Attibele - Royakotta road

SRI NAGA MUNESWARA TEMPLE, Onnagurki

5 Kilometers from Kelamangalam

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