Sakkottai, Thanjavur district

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Sakkottai
சாக்கோட்டை
village
Sakkottai is located in Tamil Nadu
Sakkottai
Sakkottai
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Sakkottai is located in India
Sakkottai
Sakkottai
Sakkottai (India)
Coordinates: 10°56′N 79°24′E / 10.93°N 79.4°E / 10.93; 79.4Coordinates: 10°56′N 79°24′E / 10.93°N 79.4°E / 10.93; 79.4
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Thanjavur
Taluk Kumbakonam
Population (2001)
 • Total 2,889
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 612401
Telephone code 0435

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"

Demographics[edit]

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.[1] Sakkottai had a sex ratio of 1,010.[1] Sakkottai had a literacy rate of 70.22.[1] The male literacy rate was 79.37 while the female literacy rate was 64.66.[1] The village had a scheduled caste population of 790 and a scheduled tribe population of 4.[1]

Prominent personalities[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Primary Census Abstract Data of Tamil Nadu". Directorate of Census Operations.