Uzhavarkarai

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Uzhavarkarai
Oulgaret
city
Uzhavarkarai is located in Puducherry
Uzhavarkarai
Uzhavarkarai
Location in Puducherry, India
Uzhavarkarai is located in India
Uzhavarkarai
Uzhavarkarai
Uzhavarkarai (India)
Coordinates: 11°57′25″N 79°46′25″E / 11.9569800°N 79.773700°E / 11.9569800; 79.773700Coordinates: 11°57′25″N 79°46′25″E / 11.9569800°N 79.773700°E / 11.9569800; 79.773700
Country India
StatePuducherry
DistrictPondicherry
Government
 • Type Municipality
 • BodyOulgaret Municipality
உழவர்கரை நகராட்சி
Municipalité d'Oulgaret
 • Municipal ChairmanNo elections conducted after 2011
Area
 • Total36.7 km2 (14.2 sq mi)
Elevation
3 m (10 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total300,104
 • Density8,200/km2 (21,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialTamil, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
605010
ISO 3166 codeIN-PY
Vehicle registrationPY-05
Websitehttp://oulmun.in

Uzhavarkarai is a city, a municipality and a taluk in Puducherry district in the union territory of Puducherry. The enclaves of Kalapet and Alankuppam are parts of Uzhavarkarai municipality. Uzhavarkarai is also the only sub-taluk (firka[1]) in Uzhavarkarai Taluk of Pondicherry district.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Uzhavarkarai had a population of 300,104. Males constitute 49.48% of the population and females 50.52%. Uzhavarkarai has an average literacy rate of 77%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 83%, and female literacy is 71%. In Uzhavarkarai, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 August 2011. Retrieved 4 February 2013.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Census of India 2011: Data from the 2011 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.