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Kutchanur is located in Tamil Nadu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 9°53′21″N 77°22′02″E / 9.88917°N 77.36722°E / 9.88917; 77.36722Coordinates: 9°53′21″N 77°22′02″E / 9.88917°N 77.36722°E / 9.88917; 77.36722
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Theni
Population (2001)
 • Total 6,118
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Kuchanur is a panchayat town in Theni district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Kuchanur had a population of 6118. Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%. Kuchanur has an average literacy rate of 59%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 69%, and female literacy is 49%. In Kuchanur, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

There is a temple which is meant solely for Saneeswara Bhagawan( www.kuchanursaneeswarar.tnhrce.in,Department of Tourism, Culture and Religious Endowments of Tamil Nadu )situated at Kuchanoor. The Lord is seen in swayambhu (self-appeared) form, the name of the town being derived from Kubjan, one of Shani's names (Kubjanoor). In front of this temple the perennial river Surabi flows which carried the waters of Periyar river and Suruliyaru. There are different religious people like Hindu,Muslim are there in Kuchanur and also there is different communities people like Thevar, Pillai, Nayakar people live together in Kuchanur. There is a separate temple for guru which faces north direction so this temple is known as vadaguru temple. There is a hanuman temple in which there is a ganesh who has got five heads. There is water in the Surubi river throughout the year.

There two Auditorium Two Statue are in Kuchanur:

  • Anna
  • V.O.Chidhamparampillai

The List Of other temples:

1.Periayandavar Kovil. 2.Krishnan kovil. 3.Moseque(Pallivasal). 4.Muthalamman Temple. 5.Karupasamy Temple. 6.Periyandavar Temple.


  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. 

Saneeswara Temple