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Pudukkottai
Pudukkottai
District is a district of Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
state in southern India. The city of Pudukkottai
Pudukkottai
is the district headquarters. It is also known colloquially as Pudhugai. Pudukkottai
Pudukkottai
district is one of the least urbanised district in Tamil Nadu. Pudukkottai
Pudukkottai
district is bounded on the northeast and east by Thanjavur District, on the southeast by the Palk Strait, on the southwest by Ramanathapuram and Sivaganga districts, and on the west and northwest by Tiruchirapalli
Tiruchirapalli
District. As of 2011, the district had a population of 1,618,345 with a sex-ratio of 1,015 females for every 1,000 males. The district has an area of 4,663 km² with a coastline of 42 km. The district lies between 78° 25' and 79° 15' east longitude and between 9° 50' and 10° 40' of the north latitude.

Contents

1 Organisation 2 Demographics 3 External links 4 References

Organisation[edit] On 14 January 1975, Pudukkottai
Pudukkottai
was organised as a separate district comprising the former Pudukkottai
Pudukkottai
Division of Tiruchirappalli district with some additions from Thanjavur District. At present, this district is composed of three Revenue Divisions, namely, Pudukkottai, Aranthangi
Aranthangi
and Illupur and eleven Taluks, namely, Kulathur, Illuppur, Alangudi Pudukkottai, Gandarvakottai, Thirumayam, Aranthangi, Ponnamaravathi, Karambakudi, Avudaiyarkoil
Avudaiyarkoil
and Manamelkudi. There are 762 Revenue Villages. The population of the district is 1,618,725 (as per Census 2011). It is 17.02% urbanised.[1] The district depends a great deal on the monsoon for its water supply. The district population is 77.96% literate. Demographics[edit] According to 2011 census, Pudukkottai
Pudukkottai
district had a population of 1,618,345 with a sex-ratio of 1,015 females for every 1,000 males, much above the national average of 929.[2] A total of 179,688 were under the age of six, constituting 91,696 males and 87,992 females. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
accounted for 17.6% and .08% of the population respectively. The average literacy of the district was 68.62%, compared to the national average of 72.99%.[2] The district had a total of 387,679 households. There were a total of 761,693 workers, comprising 192,462 cultivators, 234,344 main agricultural labourers, 10,170 in house hold industries, 203,272 other workers, 121,445 marginal workers, 16,808 marginal cultivators, 70,805 marginal agricultural labourers, 3,771 marginal workers in household industries and 30,061 other marginal workers.[3] External links[edit]

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Pudukkottai
district.

Pudukkottai
Pudukkottai
District [1] Tourism

References[edit]

^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 11 January 2010. Retrieved 27 August 2009.  ^ 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 - Pudukkottai
Pudukkottai
district". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014. 

Places adjacent to Pudukkottai
Pudukkottai
district

Tiruchirappalli district Thanjavur District

Sivaganga district

Pudukkottai
Pudukkottai
district

Ramanathapuram district

Palk Strait

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 State of Tamil Nadu

Capital: Chennai

State symbols

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

Governance

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Pudukkottai
Pudukkottai
district

District Headquarters

Pudukkottai

Country

India

State

Tamil Nadu

Region

Chola Nadu

Divisions

Aranthangi Pudukkottai Illuppur

Taluks

Alangudi Aranthangi Avadaiyarkoil Gandarvakottai Illuppur Kulathur Manamelkudi Pudukkottai Thirumayam Virallimalai

Villages

Nattampatti

Revenue blocks

Annavasal Avadaiyarkoil Aranthangi Arimalam Gandharvakottai Karambakudi Kunandarkoil Manamelkudi Ponnamaravathi Pudukkottai Thirumayam Thiruvarankulam Viralimalai

Municipalities

Aranthangi Pudukkottai

Rivers

Kaveri Pambar Vellar

History

Early Cholas Kalabhras Pallavas Medieval Cholas Later Cholas Later Pandyas Delhi Sultanate Madurai
Madurai
Sultanate Vijayanagar Empire Madurai
Madurai
Nayaks Ramnad estate Pudukkottai
Pudukkottai
state

Places of interest

Aranthangi
Aranthangi
Fort Atmanatha Temple, Avudaiyarkoil Avur Church Government Museum, Thirukokarnam Kattubava Mosque Kokarneswarar Temple, Thirukokarnam Moovar Koil Murugan Temple, Kumaranmalai Narthamalai Sikharagiriswara Temple, Kudumiyamalai Sittanavasal Cave Thirumayam
Thirumayam
Fort Viralimalai Murugan temple

Cities and tow

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