Kilvelur

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Kilvelur
கீழ்வேளூர்
city
Kilvelur is located in Tamil Nadu
Kilvelur
Kilvelur
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 10°45′50″N 79°44′24″E / 10.764°N 79.74°E / 10.764; 79.74Coordinates: 10°45′50″N 79°44′24″E / 10.764°N 79.74°E / 10.764; 79.74
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Nagapattinam
Population (2001)
 • Total 7,404
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 611104
Telephone code 91 4366

Kilvelur is a panchayat town in Nagapattinam district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Famous Towns nearby[edit]

It is 12 km east of Tiruvarur, 12 km west of Nagapattinam and 6 km west of Sikkal, a famous Murugan shrine.

Shrine in the town[edit]

Akshyalingaswamy temple glorified by Muthuswami Dikshitar is situated here.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Kilvelur had a population of 7404. Males (3694) constitute 50% of the population and females (3791) 50%. Kilvelur has an average literacy rate of 73%. Kilvelur is part of Kilvelur (SC) assembly constituency.

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.