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DHARMAPURI is a region in the Western part of Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
in South India
India
and it is located in the foot hills of Vytla Hills .The town is located at 126km from Bangalore
Bangalore
,220km from Coimbatore
Coimbatore
,260km from Mysore
Mysore
,300km from Chennai
Chennai
. It is located between latitudes N 11 47’ and 12 33’ and longitudes E 77 02’ and 78 40’. The total geographical area of Dharmapuri
Dharmapuri
District is 4497.77 km2, i.e. 3.46% of Tamil Nadu. And it is one of top leading Mango
Mango
cultivator and producer of state.

CONTENTS

* 1 Geography * 2 Climate * 3 Demographics

* 4 Transport

* 4.1 Roadways * 4.2 Railways * 4.3 Airways

* 5 References * 6 See also

GEOGRAPHY

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Dharmapuri
Dharmapuri
is situated in the northwestern corner of Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
and is bounded by vytla Hills on the east, Nallampalli taluk on the South, Palacode taluk on the north and the Pennagaram taluk on the west. It is located between latitudes N 11 47’ and 12 33’ and longitudes E 77 02’ and 78 40’. The total geographical area of Dharmapuri district is 4497.77 km² which is 3.46% of Tamil Nadu. Dharmapuri
Dharmapuri
was called Thahadoor when King Adhiyaman ruled the Kongu Nadu
Kongu Nadu
. Adhiyaman Kottai is available on salem highway. so many temples build in the period when Adhiyaman ruled. There is a subway from Adhiyaman kottai temple to Dharmapuri
Dharmapuri
Kottai temple. Dharmapuri
Dharmapuri
is located on one of the geographically important area in south India. It is 130 km away from Bangalore
Bangalore
city and 300 km from State Capital Chennai. All the corporations in Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
except Thoothukudi and Tirunelveli lies within 300 km from Dharmapuri. Neighboring states cities like Bangalore, Mysore, Tumkur, Chittoor, Tirupathi, Thrissur, Palakkad, Puducherry also lie within a 300 km radius.

CLIMATE

The climate is generally normal and warm condition . The summer period of March, April, May and June reaching a maximum temperature of up to 38 °C . The temperatures drop in December and the low temperatures continue up to February, touching a minimum of 12 °C in January. The district has an average annual rainfall of 895.56 mm. The tropical forests here generally have short shrubs and thorned-plants.

DEMOGRAPHICS

RELIGIOUS CENSUS

Religion

Percent(%)

Hindu   88.99%

Muslim   9.65%

Christian   0.99%

Sikh   0.02%

Buddhist   0.01%

Jain   0.01%

Other   0.33%

According to 2011 census , Dharmapuri
Dharmapuri
had a population of 68,619 with a sex-ratio of 1,013 females for every 1,000 males, much above the national average of 929. A total of 6,759 were under the age of six, constituting 3,470 males and 3,289 females. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes accounted for 6.92% and .14% of the population respectively. The average literacy of the town was 77.08%, compared to the national average of 72.99%. The town had a total of 17136 households. There were a total of 26,943 workers, comprising 606 cultivators, 427 main agricultural labourers, 1,052 in house hold industries, 22,566 other workers, 2,292 marginal workers, 54 marginal cultivators, 77 marginal agricultural labourers, 213 marginal workers in household industries and 1,948 other marginal workers.

As per the religious census of 2011, Dharmapuri
Dharmapuri
(M) had 88.99% Hindus , 9.65% Muslims
Muslims
, 0.99% Christians
Christians
, 0.02% Sikhs
Sikhs
, 0.01% Buddhists
Buddhists
, 0.01% Jains and 0.33% following other religioner.

TRANSPORT

ROADWAYS

Dharmapuri
Dharmapuri
is well connected by major National highway NH-7 . Commonly called North-South corrider which originates from Varanasi and terminates at Kannyakumari Passes through the district. It is also connected by state highways such as SH-17 (Dharmapuri-Hosur-Malur of karnataka), SH-60 (Hogennakal-Dharmapuri-Titupattur), as like as now connected with Banglore, via Hosur. After reforming the zones of Indian railways, its chennai route had been abondoned and came under South Western Railways . It is undertaken by Bengaluru Division . However planning to reconstruct the Morappur route again with meter-gauge is in consideration of the government.

AIRWAYS

The nearest International airport is Kempegowda international Airport .Located in bengaluru at a distance of 162km.

Another nearest airport is in Salem at a distance of 45km which is now not in use.

REFERENCES

* ^ A B "Census Info 2011 Final population totals". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014. * ^ "Census Info 2011 Final population totals - Dharmapuri". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 26 January 2014. * ^ "Population By Religious Community - Tamil Nadu" (XLS). Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2011. Retrieved 13 September 2015.

SEE ALSO

* Dharmapuri (Lok Sabha constituency) * Dharmapuri
Dharmapuri
(Tamil Nadu) travel guide from Wikivoyage * Dharmapuri railway station

* v * t * e

State of Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu

Capital : CHENNAI

STATE SYMBOLS

* Seal: Srivilliputhur Andal Temple
Srivilliputhur Andal Temple
Gopuram * Animal: Nilgiri tahr
Nilgiri tahr
* Bird: Emerald dove
Emerald dove
* Flower: Gloriosa lily * Fruit: Jackfruit
Jackfruit
* Tree: Palm tree

GOVERNANCE

* Governors * Chief Ministers * Legislative Assembly * Political parties * Raj Bhavan * High Court * Police

TOPICS

* Cinema * Cuisine * Economy * Government * History * Language * Literature * Music * People * Education * Politics * Temples * Protected areas * Highest point * Wildlife * Sexual Minorities * Tourism

DISTRICTS

* Ariyalur
Ariyalur
* Chennai
Chennai
* Coimbatore
Coimbatore
* Cuddalore * Dharmapuri
Dharmapuri
* Dindigul * Erode * Kanchipuram * Kanyakumari * Karur
Karur
* Krishnagiri * Madurai
Madurai
* Nagapattinam * Namakkal * Perambalur * Pudukkottai
Pudukkottai
* Ramanathapuram
Ramanathapuram
* Salem * Sivaganga * Thanjavur * The Nilgiris * Theni * Thoothukudi * Tiruchirapalli
Tiruchirapalli
* Tirunelveli * Tiruppur * Tiruvallur * Tiruvannamalai * Tiruvarur * Vellore * Viluppuram
Viluppuram
* Virudhunagar
Virudhunagar

MAJOR CITIES

* Chennai
Chennai
* Coimbatore
Coimbatore
* Madurai
Madurai
* Tiruchirapalli
Tiruchirapalli
* Tiruppur

Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu

* v * t * e

Municipalities of Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu

MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS Greater Chennai
Chennai
· Coimbatore
Coimbatore
· Madurai
Madurai
· Erode · Salem · Thoothukudi · Tiruchirappalli · Tirunelveli · Thanjavur · Tiruppur · Vellore · Dindigul

MUNICIPALITIES

SPECIAL GRADE

* Avadi
Avadi
* Cuddalore * Hosur
Hosur
* Kancheepuram * Karaikudi
Karaikudi
* Karur
Karur
* Kodaikanal
Kodaikanal
* Kovilpatti
Kovilpatti
* Kumbakonam
Kumbakonam
* Maraimalainagar * Nagercoil
Nagercoil
* Pallavapuram * Pollachi
Pollachi
* Rajapalayam * Sivakasi
Sivakasi
* Tambaram
Tambaram
* Thiruvannamalai * Udhagamandalam

SELECTION GRADE

* Ambur * Alandur
Alandur
* Attur * Chidambaram * Coonoor * Dharmapuri
Dharmapuri
* Gobichettipalayam * Mannargudi * Mayiladuthurai * Mettupalayam * Mettur
Mettur
* Nagapattinam * Namakkal * Palani
Palani
* Pammal * Pattukkottai * Pudukkottai
Pudukkottai
* Ranipet * Theni Allinagaram * Thiruverkadu * Thuraiyur * Tindivanam * Tiruchengode * Tiruppattur * Udumalaipettai
Udumalaipettai
* Valparai * Vaniyambadi * Viluppuram
Viluppuram
* Virudhunagar
Virudhunagar

FIRST GRADE

* Arakkonam
Arakkonam
* Arani * Aranthangi * Arcot * Aruppukkottai
Aruppukkottai
* Bodinayakanur * Chengalpattu
Chengalpattu
* Colachel * Cumbum * Devakottai
Devakottai
* Dharapuram
Dharapuram
* Edappadi * Gudiyatham
Gudiyatham
* Kadayanallur * Kallakurichi * Komarapalayam * Krishnagiri * Manapparai * Palladam * Panruti * Paramakudi * Poonamallee
Poonamallee
* Ramanathapuram
Ramanathapuram
* Rasipuram * Sankarankovil * Sembakkam * Sathyamangalam
Sathyamangalam
* Sivagangai * Srivilliputhur * Thiruthangal * Tiruvallur * tenkasi * Tiruvarur * Virudhachalam

SECOND GRADE

* Ambasamudram * Anakaputhur * Ariyalur
Ariyalur
* Bhavani * Chinnamanur * Gudalur (Nilgiris district) * Gudalur (Theni district) * Jayankondam * Jolarpet
Jolarpet
* Kangeyam * Kayalpattinam * Keelakarai * Koothanallur * Kulithalai * Kuzhithurai * Maduranthakam * Melur * Melvisharam * Nellikuppam * Nelliyalam * Oddanchatram * Padmanabhapuram * Pallipalayam * Perambalur * Periyakulam * Pernampattu * Puliyankudi * Punjai Puliampatti * Rameswaram * Sattur * Sengottai * Sirkazhi
Sirkazhi
* Thiruthani