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Modakurichi is located in Tamil Nadu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 11°13′59″N 77°46′41″E / 11.23306°N 77.77806°E / 11.23306; 77.77806Coordinates: 11°13′59″N 77°46′41″E / 11.23306°N 77.77806°E / 11.23306; 77.77806
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Erode
Population (2001)
 • Total 10,036
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 638104
Telephone code 91 (424)

Modakurichi is a panchayat town in Erode district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is located as a suburb of Erode City, at a distance of 15 km from Erode Central Bus Station & 8 km from Solar Bus Station.


As of 2001 India census,[1]Modakurichi had a population of 10,036. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Modakurichi has an average literacy rate of 62%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 72%, and female literacy is 52%. In Modakurichi, 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Modakurichi assembly constituency is part of Erode (Lok Sabha constituency).[2] In Modakurichi Assembly Constituency of Tamil Nadu there were 1033 contesting candidates during the general election to Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly in 1996 setting a new record.[3]


  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. 
  2. ^ "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-10-09. 
  3. ^ Elections in India: A fascinating story