Papanasam taluk

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Papanasam taluk is a taluk of Thanjavur district of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The headquarters of the taluk is the town of Papanasam.


According to the 2011 census, the taluk of Papanasam had a population of 272,871 with 133,814 males and 139,057 females.[1] This was an increase of 07% from the 2001 total of 255,093.[2] There were 1039 women for every 1000 men,[1] up from 1027 per 1000 males in 2001.[2] The taluk had a literacy rate of 72.72,[1] up from 72.48% in 2001.[2] Child population in the age group below 6 was 13,410 males and 12,682 females.[1]

Towns and villages[edit]

There are two panchayat towns in the taluk, Ayyampettai and the administrative headquarters, Papanasam.[3] In 2011, there were thirty-four listed panchayat villages in Papanasam taluk,[4] which have superintending control over more than seventy other villages.[5] Tamil Nadu lists 120 revenue villages in Papanasam tauk.[6]


  1. ^ a b c d "Provisional Population Totals - Tamil Nadu-Census 2011" (PDF). Census Tamil Nadu. Retrieved 4 July 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Primary Census Abstract - Census 2001". Directorate of Census Operations-Tamil Nadu. Archived from the original on April 16, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Thajavur: Papanasam block: Panchayat villages". GIS Division, Government of Tamil Nadu. 2011. Archived from the original on 23 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Reports of National Panchayat Directory: Village Panchayat Names of Papanasam, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu". Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Government of India. Archived from the original on 23 July 2014. 
  5. ^ "2001 Census of India: List of Villages by Tehsil: Tamil Nadu" (PDF). Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. pp. 210–212. Archived (PDF) from the original on 13 November 2013. 
  6. ^ "Thanjavur: Papanasam Taluk: Revenue villages". GIS Division, Government of Tamil Nadu. Archived from the original on 16 April 2009. 

Coordinates: 10°56′N 79°17′E / 10.933°N 79.283°E / 10.933; 79.283