Kotagiri

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Kotagiri
Town
Nickname(s): KTG
Kotagiri is located in Tamil Nadu
Kotagiri
Kotagiri
Coordinates: 11°26′N 76°53′E / 11.43°N 76.88°E / 11.43; 76.88Coordinates: 11°26′N 76°53′E / 11.43°N 76.88°E / 11.43; 76.88
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District The Nilgiris
Elevation 1,793 m (5,883 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 28,207[1]
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
This Kotagiri village has only 16 houses

Kotagiri is a Town Panchayat city[1] in The Nilgiris District[2] in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Kotagiri is situated at an elevation of around 1,793 m (5,883 ft) above sea level.

Kotagiri is located at 11°26′N 76°53′E / 11.43°N 76.88°E / 11.43; 76.88.[3] It has an average elevation of 1793 meters (5882 ft).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[1] Kotagiri town Panchayat has population of 28,207 of which 13,607 are males while 14,600 are females Population of Children aged 0-6 is 2,340 which is 8.30% of total population of Kotagiri (TP). In Kotagiri Town Panchayat, Female Sex Ratio is 1073 against state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio in Kotagiri is 945 compared to Tamil Nadu state average of 943. Literacy rate of Kotagiri city is 86.79% higher than state average of 80.09%. In Kotagiri, Male literacy is around 93.55% while female literacy rate is 80.57%.

Ancestor worship at Kotagiri

Villages in Kotagiri Town Panchayat[edit]

# Villages Administrative Division Population
2 Hittakkal Kotagiri 8,284
1 Aracode Kotagiri 781
2 Denad Kotagiri 8,284
3 Hallimoyar Kotagiri 225
4 Jackanarai Kotagiri 4,602
5 Kadinamala Kotagiri 407
6 Kallampalayam Kotagiri 1,691
7 Kengarai Kotagiri 6,820
8 Kodanad Kotagiri 4,153
9 Kokkode Kotagiri 147
10 Konakarai Kotagiri 7,511
11 Kotagiri Kotagiri 7,952
12 Naduhatty Kotagiri 10,278
13 Nandipuram Kotagiri 172
14 Nedugula Kotagiri 13,071

Educational institutions[edit]

  • St. Jude's Public School & Junior College, Kotagiri
  • C.S.I Higher Secondary School
  • Government (Boys) Higher Secondary School
  • Green Valley Matric School
  • Hillfort Matriculation Higher Secondary School
  • Kotagiri Public School (CBSE)
  • Pandiaraj Matric Higher Secondary School
  • Riverside Public School
  • St. Antony's Middle School
  • St. Mary's Girls Higher Secondary School
  • St. Marys Home School
  • Viswa Santhi Vidyalaya Matric School
  • PUPS deenatty
Kerben village


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Kotagiri Population Census 2011". Census 2011. Retrieved 29 October 2017. 
  2. ^ OOTY, Jeevaraj, Srikanth, NIC. "Home: District of The Nilgiris, Tamilnadu, India". nilgiris.nic.in. Retrieved 2016-04-22. 
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Kotagiri

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