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panchayat town
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Kanniyakumari
Population (2001)
 • Total 16,638
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration TN75

Palapallam is a panchayat town in Kanniyakumari district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Palappallam had a population of 16,638. Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%. Palappallam has an average literacy rate of 77%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 50% of the males and 50% of females literate. 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  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. 

Coordinates: 8°13′27″N 77°14′23″E / 8.22417°N 77.23972°E / 8.22417; 77.23972