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In 2001, Melagaram had a population of 12,860, according to the Indian census Males constituted 49% of the population and females 51%. Melagaram had an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy was 84%, and female literacy was 72%. In Melagaram, 9% of the population was under 6 years of age.
By the 2011 census, the town had grown to 14,644 inhabitants.
Melagaram located between Tenkasi and Coutrallam about 1 km away from Tenkasi.
Melagaram consists of Chinthamani, Bharathi Nagar, Melagaram, NGO Colony, State Bank Colony, Indira Nagar, Min Nagar, Nannagaram, Kudiyiruppu
Bharathi Nagar, NGO Colony, State Bank Colony, Indira Nagar, Min Nagar are newly developed colonies in the last 25 to 30 years.
Town Panchayat Office, Govt. Hr. Sec. School, Primary Health Center, Library
Town Panchayat 04633 - 22 22 51 Pandyan Grama Bank 04633 - 22 59 01
Vinayaka Temple (Brahmin Street) Vinayaka Temple (Nadu Street) Amman Kovil Temple (Tenkasi-Courtallam)
Paarai Kulam (Behind Brahmin Street)
- "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.
- "NPR Report: Tamil Nadu: Tirunelveli: Tenkasi". National Population Register, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2011.
- Melakaram branch code = 5094"Pandyan Grama Bank: Branch List: Tirunelveli".
Rice field in and around Melagaram area.
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