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This article is about a town in Tamil Nadu. For other uses, see Mangalam (disambiguation).
census town
Mangalam is located in Tamil Nadu
Mangalam is located in India
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 9°46′N 78°40′E / 9.77°N 78.67°E / 9.77; 78.67Coordinates: 9°46′N 78°40′E / 9.77°N 78.67°E / 9.77; 78.67
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District [sivagangai]
Elevation 32 m (105 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 7,892
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Mangalam is a census town in Coimbatore district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.[citation needed]


Mangalam is located at 9°46′N 78°40′E / 9.77°N 78.67°E / 9.77; 78.67.[1] It has an average elevation of 32 metres (104 feet).


As of 2001 India census,[2] Mangalam had a population of 7892. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Mangalam has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 59%. In Mangalam, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.It became the first village having 100% financial inclusion where all households of this village got banking facilities.


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Mangalam
  2. ^ "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.