Pothanur

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Pothanur
city
Pothanur is located in Tamil Nadu
Pothanur
Pothanur
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 11°07′00″N 77°59′00″E / 11.1167°N 77.9833°E / 11.1167; 77.9833Coordinates: 11°07′00″N 77°59′00″E / 11.1167°N 77.9833°E / 11.1167; 77.9833
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictNamakkal
Population
 (2001)
 • Total13,967
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

Pothanur is a panchayat town in Namakkal district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is almost a twin town of Velur, the biggest town in Paramathi-Velur taluk since too close to it.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Pothanur had a population of 13,967. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Pothanur has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 78%, and female literacy is 62%. In Pothanur, 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Education[edit]

Pothanur having one Government Higher Secondary School, two elementary school, one middle school and one college i.e.,Kandaswami kandar'college affiliated to Periyar University.

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.

http://www.census2011.co.in/data/subdistrict/5748-paramathi-velur-namakkal-tamil-nadu.html