Uthukkottai taluk

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Coordinates: 13°20′12″N 79°54′05″E / 13.3367°N 79.9013°E / 13.3367; 79.9013 Uthukkottai taluk is a taluk of Tiruvallur district of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The headquarters of the taluk is the town of Uthukkottai.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census, the taluk of Uthukkottai had a population of 149,991 with 74,079 males and 75,912 females. There were 1025 women for every 1000 men. The taluk had a literacy rate of 62.34. Child population in the age group below 6 was 7,803 Males and 7,581 Females.[1]

Points of interest[edit]

  • Sri Bhavani Amman Temple in Periapalayam
  • Surutapalli Pallikondeswarar Temple,
  • Gangaikonda cholapuram temple a UNESCO site in Gangaikonda cholapuram is nearly 2km from the taluk[2] about 2 km from the town of Uthukkottai, has the only "Sayana Sivan" (sleeping Siva), which is called 'Pallikondeswarar.

Towns and villages[edit]

Uthukkottai Taluk has one town, the panchayat town of Uthukkottai, and eighty-eight villages. At the 2011 census, three of the villages had populations over 5000: Pennalurpet, Periyapalayam, and Vadamadurai. The villages are:[3]

  • Adhilivakkam
  • Akkarapakkam
  • Alapakkam I
  • Alapakkam II
  • Alinjivakkam
  • Amindanallur
  • Ammambakkam
  • Ananderi
  • Annadanakkakavakkam
  • Ariapakkam I
  • Ariapakkam II
  • Ariyathur
  • Athangikavanur
  • Athupakkam
  • Attrambakkam
  • Avicheri
  • Boochiathipattu
  • Devandavakkam
  • Edambedu
  • Ellapuram
  • Enambakkam
  • Gerugambakkam
  • Goonipalayam
  • Govindarajakuppam
  • Gurupuram
  • Kadarvedu
  • Kaiyadai
  • kammarpalayam
  • Kakkavakkam
  • Kalavai
  • Kalpattu
  • Kannigaipair
  • Katchur
  • Kilakarmanur
  • Koorambakkam
  • Korakkanthandalam
  • Kottakuppam
  • Kunjaram
  • Lachivakkam
  • Madavilagam
  • Maduravasal
  • Mambakkam
  • Mamballam
  • Mambattu
  • Manjankaranai
  • Melakaramanur
  • Melandur
  • Melmaligaipattu
  • Meyyur
  • Mylapore
  • Nambakkam
  • Nayapakkam
  • Neiveli
  • Nelvoy
  • Oddappai
  • Pagalamedu
  • Palavakkam
  • Panapakkam I
  • Panapakkam II
  • Panayancheri
  • Pennalurpet
  • Perandur
  • Perittivakkam
  • Periyapalayam
  • Perumudivakkam
  • Pondavakkam
  • Puducheri
  • Punnapakkam
  • Rallapadi
  • Seeyancheri
  • Sengarai
  • Sengunram
  • Senjiagaram
  • Sennankaranai
  • Soolaimani
  • Thamaraikuppam
  • Thandalam
  • Tharatchi (Tharakshi)
  • Thimmaboopalapuram
  • Thirukkandalam
  • Thirunilai
  • Tholavedu
  • Thumbakkam
  • Vadamadurai
  • Vadathillai
  • Vannankuppam
  • Velagapauram
  • Velapakkam
  • Vellathukottai

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Provisional Population Totals - Tamil Nadu-Census 2011" (PDF). Census Tamil Nadu. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 June 2013. Retrieved 4 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Suruttapalii Pallikondeswara Temple". Archived from the original on 25 June 2013.
  3. ^ "NPR Report: Tamil Nadu: Thiruvallur: Uthukkottai". National Population Register, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2011. Archived from the original on 27 April 2013.

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