Sakkottai, Thanjavur district
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Sakkottai is a village in the Kumbakonam taluk of Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu, India. The village is famous for the Amirthakadeswarar Temple. Popular Indian historian S. Krishnaswami Aiyangar and manimekalai sukumar mudaliyar hailed from Sakkottai older days known as "Savvukottai"
According to the 2001 census, Sakkottai had a population of 2,889, of whom 1,437 were males and 1,452 females, 301 of whom were under six years of age. Sakkottai had a sex ratio of 1,010. Sakkottai had a literacy rate of 70.22. The male literacy rate was 79.37 while the female literacy rate was 64.66. The village had a scheduled caste population of 790 and a scheduled tribe population of 4.
- Sakkottai Krishnaswami Aiyangar: Indian historian and Dravidologist.
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- "Primary Census Abstract Data of Tamil Nadu". Directorate of Census Operations.