Thirukkuvalai

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Thirukkuvalai
Thirukkuvalai
village
Thirukkuvalai is located in Tamil Nadu
Thirukkuvalai
Thirukkuvalai
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 10°35′02″N 79°42′45″E / 10.5839588°N 79.7125241°E / 10.5839588; 79.7125241Coordinates: 10°35′02″N 79°42′45″E / 10.5839588°N 79.7125241°E / 10.5839588; 79.7125241
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Nagapattinam
Area
 • Total 7.291 km2 (2.815 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 4,255
 • Density 580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 610204[1]
Telephone code 04365
Vehicle registration TN 51
Literacy 80%
Lok Sabha constituency Nagapattinam
Vidhan Sabha constituency Nagapattinam

Thirukkuvalai is a village situated in Nagapattinam district of Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The village is known for the Brahmapureeswarar Temple.

It is the birthplace of former chief minister of the state, M. Karunanidhi where his ancestral home functions as a library.[2]

Demographics[edit]

According to the latest 2011 Indian census, the village has a population of 4255 divided in 1161 families of which male population is 2135 and female with 2120, 10.62 percent of population is under six years of age. The literacy rate of 80.94 percent and the sex ratio 993 are almost same as that of the state level which is 80.09 percent and 996. Literacy stands at 88.21 percent for men and 73.74 percent for women.[3]

Caste composition
Caste Percent
SC
  
48.44%
Others†
  
51.56%
Caste composition
Other Backward Class and Forward caste.

Workforce[edit]

44.88 percent of total population or 1856 persons describe their job as the main work, accounting 610 females in the workforce. Out of 1856 workers engaged in the job, 83 are cultivators while 394 are agricultural labourers.[3]

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