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panchayat town
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Kanniyakumari
Population (2001)
 • Total 16,698
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

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


As of 2001 India census,[1] Valvaithankoshtam had a population of 16,698. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Valvaithankoshtam has an average literacy rate of 79%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 78%. In Valvaithankoshtam, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  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. 

Coordinates: 8°16′41″N 77°15′44″E / 8.27806°N 77.26222°E / 8.27806; 77.26222