Orathanadu Taluk

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Orathanadu Taluk
Mandal
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Thanjavur
Headquarters Orathanadu
Area[1]
 • Total 398.41 km2 (153.83 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 160,367
 • Density 400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Orathanadu taluk is a taluk of Thanjavur district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The headquarters of the taluk are located at Orathanadu.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 census, the taluk had a population of 1,60,367 with 40,383 households. The total population constitute, 77,719 males and 82,648 females —a sex ratio of 1063 females per 1000 males. 15,597 children are in the age group of 0–6 years, of which 8,004 are boys and 7,593 are girls. The average literacy rate stands at 75.16% with 1,08,813 literates.[1]

Settlements[edit]

The mandal has 81 settlements, which includes 1 town and 80 villages.[1] The settlements in the mandal are listed below:

  1. Alivoikkal
  2. Arasapattu
  3. Ayangudi
  4. Eachankottai
  5. Kannathangudi East
  6. Karukkakottai
  7. Kattukuruchi
  8. Kavarapattu
  9. Keelulur
  10. Kovilur
  11. Kulamangalam
  12. Mandalakkottai
  13. Moorthiambalpuram
  14. Nadur
  15. Neivasal South
  16. Okkanadumelayur (Part)
  17. Palampudur
  18. Palankandakudikadu
  19. Panayakottai
  20. Panjanathikottai
  21. Paruthiapparkovil
  22. Paruthikottai
  23. Pinnayur East
  24. Pinnayur West
  25. Ponnappur (East) I
  26. Ponnappur (East) II
  27. Ponnappur (West)
  28. Poyyunddarkottai I
  29. Pudur
  30. Raghavambalpuram Part
  31. Sadaiyarkoil
  32. Samayamkudikadu
  33. Samipatti
  34. Thalayamangalam
  35. Thennamanadu South
  36. ThennamanaduNorth
  37. Ulur West
  38. Vadakkur North
  39. Vadakkur South
  40. Vadukkukottai
  41. Vandayarriruppu
  42. Cholapuram
  43. Kannathangudi East addl.
  44. Kannathangudi West addl.
  45. Kannathangudi West urachi
  46. Karaimeendarkottai
  47. Okkanadukeelayur (Addl.)
  48. Okkanadukeelayur (Chief)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "District Census Handbook – Thanjavur" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 14,132. Retrieved 2 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 July 2014.