Thedavur

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Thedavur
city
Thedavur is located in Tamil Nadu
Thedavur
Thedavur
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 11°29′45″N 78°41′42″E / 11.49583°N 78.69500°E / 11.49583; 78.69500Coordinates: 11°29′45″N 78°41′42″E / 11.49583°N 78.69500°E / 11.49583; 78.69500
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Salem
Population (2011)
 • Total 8,230
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Thedavur is a panchayat town in Salem district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

History[edit]

Around 1200 CE, there were 2 major forces ruling in the neighborhood, Aragalur (Nadu Nadu of Magadai Mandalam) ruled by Ponparappinan and Thedavur by Vanakkovaraiyars.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Thedavur had a population of 7453. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Thedavur has an average literacy rate of 53%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 63%, and female literacy is 43%. In Thedavur, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.