Uthamapalayam

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Uthamapalayam
Mullaiperiyar River
Mullaiperiyar River
Uthamapalayam is located in Tamil Nadu
Uthamapalayam
Uthamapalayam
Location in Tamil Nadu
Uthamapalayam is located in India
Uthamapalayam
Uthamapalayam
Location in India
Coordinates: 9°48′00″N 77°20′00″E / 9.8°N 77.3333°E / 9.8; 77.3333Coordinates: 9°48′00″N 77°20′00″E / 9.8°N 77.3333°E / 9.8; 77.3333
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictTheni
ZoneMadurai
Elevation
384 m (1,260 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total29,050
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
625533
Telephone code+91 4554
Vehicle registrationTN 60 Z
Distance from Chennai537 kilometres (334 mi) southwest
Distance from Madurai106 kilometres (66 mi) southwest

Uthamapalayam is a town and a taluka headquarters in Theni district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Demographics[edit]

Religious census
Religion Percent(%)
Hindu
50.49%
Muslim
30.98%
Christian
17.78%
Other
0.04%
No religion
0.68%

As of 2011 India census,[2] Uthamapalayam had a population of 29,050. 10% of the population is under 6 years of age. Uthamapalayam has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: The literacy rate of male and female is 80 and 66% respectively. Uthamapalayam is the headquarters of Uthamapalayam Taluk and Uthamapalayam Panchayat Union.

There is Government Higher Secondary School and Mohamed Fathima Girls' High School which are very famous in this taluk. A government aided arts and sciences college named H.K.R.H has been there for over fifty years. This is the first college in this part of the state after independence.

The town has surrounding with small villages to moderate towns like Kombai, Chinamanur, Cumbam, Royapanpatti, Kurumbapatti (Ambasamuthram), Ammapatti, Ellapatti, Thevaram and Bodi. Uthamapalayam is home for Thirukalatheeswarar temple (Ganambal temple).

Mullaiperiyar river is one of the attraction for this town. The yearlong pleasant climate is the treat for the residents and the visitors.

In the Judiciary view a Subordinate judge court along with one judicial magistrate court, one judicial magistrate fast track Court and one District munsif Court also established in here. Number of Notary Publics also there. M.S.Muthukumaran, Advocate & Notary Public (+919842165772,+919488365772 )also one of them

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Uthamapalayam, Tamil Nadu
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29.1
(84.4)
30.7
(87.3)
32.5
(90.5)
32.8
(91.0)
32.7
(90.9)
31.0
(87.8)
29.9
(85.8)
30.1
(86.2)
30.4
(86.7)
29.6
(85.3)
28.5
(83.3)
28.4
(83.1)
30.5
(86.9)
Average low °C (°F) 19.7
(67.5)
20.5
(68.9)
22.1
(71.8)
23.3
(73.9)
23.8
(74.8)
23.2
(73.8)
22.6
(72.7)
22.5
(72.5)
22.3
(72.1)
22.0
(71.6)
21.3
(70.3)
20.1
(68.2)
22.0
(71.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 22
(0.9)
30
(1.2)
55
(2.2)
108
(4.3)
113
(4.4)
139
(5.5)
181
(7.1)
123
(4.8)
117
(4.6)
241
(9.5)
175
(6.9)
71
(2.8)
1,375
(54.2)
Source: Climate-Data.org[3]

Nearby Attractions[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.censusindia.gov.in/pca/SearchDetails.aspx?Id=688433
  2. ^ "Census of India 2011: Data from the 2011 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.<
  3. ^ "CLIMATE: UTHAMAPALAYAM, Tamil Nadu", Climate-Data.org. Web: [1].