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Reethapuram is located in Tamil Nadu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 8°13′31″N 77°17′42″E / 8.22528°N 77.29500°E / 8.22528; 77.29500Coordinates: 8°13′31″N 77°17′42″E / 8.22528°N 77.29500°E / 8.22528; 77.29500
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Kanniyakumari
Population (2001)
 • Total 11,625
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Reethapuram is a panchayat town in Kanniyakumari district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Reethapuram had a population of 11,625. Males constitute 48% of the population and females 52%. Reethapuram has an average literacy rate of 80%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 82%, and female literacy is 78%. In Reethapuram, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age. It has a traditional church and it has a good Higher Secondary School, Namely Providence Higher Secondary School. It Managed with Holy Cross Sisters.


  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.