|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Vehicle registration||TN 48|
Poovalur is a panchayat town in Tiruchirappalli district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Poovalur is just 2 km from its taluk headquarters Lalgudi. It lies on the Tiruchirappalli–Chidambaram national highway NH 227 . Generally the livelihood of this town's people is agriculture. Banana, paddy, and sugarcane are the notable crops grown in this area.
As of 2001[update] India census, Puvalur had a population of 7745. In 2007, Poovalur has 10,234 people. It is a developing panchayat. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Puvalur has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 84%, and female literacy is 69%. In Puvalur, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.
- "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.
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