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Poovalur (Puvalur)
Town Panchayat
Poovalur (Puvalur) is located in Tamil Nadu
Poovalur (Puvalur)
Poovalur (Puvalur)
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Poovalur (Puvalur) is located in India
Poovalur (Puvalur)
Poovalur (Puvalur)
Poovalur (Puvalur) (India)
Coordinates: 10°54′01″N 78°49′51″E / 10.90028°N 78.83083°E / 10.90028; 78.83083Coordinates: 10°54′01″N 78°49′51″E / 10.90028°N 78.83083°E / 10.90028; 78.83083
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Tiruchirappalli
Taluk Lalgudi
Population (2007)
 • Total 10,234
 • Official Tamil
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 TiruchirappalliChidambaram 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 India census,[1] 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.

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  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. 

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