Kottivakkam

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Not to be confused with Kathivakkam.
Kottivakkam
கொட்டிவாக்கம்
census town
Kottivakkam is located in Chennai
Kottivakkam
Kottivakkam
Kottivakkam is located in Tamil Nadu
Kottivakkam
Kottivakkam
Kottivakkam is located in India
Kottivakkam
Kottivakkam
Coordinates: 12°58′12″N 80°15′29″E / 12.97°N 80.258°E / 12.97; 80.258Coordinates: 12°58′12″N 80°15′29″E / 12.97°N 80.258°E / 12.97; 80.258
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Kancheepuram
Metro Chennai
Population (2001)
 • Total 13,914
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 600 041
Telephone code 91-44
Vehicle registration TN-07

Kottivakkam is a locality in the south of Chennai in Kancheepuram district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Even though it comes under the administration of kancheepuram it enjoys a close proximity to the Chennai city. Kottivakkam is included with the Chennai Corporation.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Kottivakkam had a population of 13,914. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Kottivakkam has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 78%, and female literacy is 64%. In Kottivakkam, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

This suburb (near Chennai) extends from the Bay of Bengal (ECR) to Rajiv Gandhi Salai, the IT corridor of the city, thus enjoying a boom in real estate prices.

Kottivakkam has two prominent schools "Nellai Nadar Matric Hr Sec School" and Manthan Vidyashram which is a recent addition

Prominent residents include several IAS officers, judges, and film actors and actresses.

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.