Peerkankaranai

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Peerkankaranai
neighbourhood
Peerkankaranai is located in Chennai
Peerkankaranai
Peerkankaranai
Location in Chennai, India
Coordinates: 12°54′40″N 80°06′13″E / 12.911126°N 80.103636°E / 12.911126; 80.103636Coordinates: 12°54′40″N 80°06′13″E / 12.911126°N 80.103636°E / 12.911126; 80.103636
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
MetroChennai
BlockSt Thomas Mount
TalukChennai city - Tambaram
Government
 • BodyCMDA
Elevation
25 m (82 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total17,521
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
600063
Telephone code044-2274
Vehicle registrationTN-11
Vidhan Sabha constituencyTambaram
Civic agencyChennai Corporation
Websitewww.chennai.tn.nic.in

Peerkankaranai is a town in Southern part of the metropolitan city of Chennai in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Peerkankaranai had a population of 17,521. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Peerkankaranai has an average literacy rate of 82%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 86%, and female literacy is 79%. In Peerkankaranai, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  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 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.