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panchayat town
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Kanniyakumari
Population (2012)
 • Total 100,000
 • Official Tamil
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)

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


As of 2011 India census,[1] Theroor had a population of 100000. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Theroor has an average literacy rate of 86%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 89%, and female literacy is 83%. In Theroor, 8% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Coordinates: 33°10′N 77°10′E / 33.167°N 77.167°E / 33.167; 77.167


  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.