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Kotagiri

Kotagiri
Town Panchayat
Nickname(s): 
KTG
Kotagiri is located in Tamil Nadu
Kotagiri
Kotagiri
Coordinates: 11°26′N 76°53′E / 11.43°N 76.88°E / 11.43; 76.88
CountryIndia
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictThe Nilgiris
Government
 • TypeTown panchayat
 • BodyKotagiri town panchayat
Elevation
1,847 m (6,060 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total28,207
Languages
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Area code(s)+9104266
Vehicle registrationTN43

Kotagiri or Kothagiri is a taluk and a Town Panchayat city[citation needed] in The Nilgiris District[1] in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is the third largest hill station in the Nilgiri hills.

Kotagiri is located at 11°26′N 76°53′E / 11.43°N 76.88°E / 11.43; 76.88. It has an average elevation of 1847 metres (6060ft).[citation needed]

Demographics

As of 2011 India census, Kotagiri town Panchayat has population of 28,207 of which 13,607 are males while 14,600 are females Population of Children aged 0-6 is 2,340 which is 8.30% of total population of Kotagiri (TP). In Kotagiri Town Panchayat, Female Sex Ratio is 1073 against state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio in Kotagiri is 945 compared to Tamil Nadu state average of 943. Literacy rate of Kotagiri city is 86.79% higher than state average of 80.09%. In Kotagiri, Male literacy is around 93.55% while female literacy rate is 80.57%.[citation needed]

Villages in Kotagiri Town Panchayat

# Villages Administrative Division Population
2 Hittakkal Kotagiri 8,284
1 Aracode Kotagiri 781
2 Denad Kotagiri 8,284
3 Hallimoyar Kotagiri 225
4 Jackanarai Kotagiri 4,602
5 Kadinamala Kotagiri 407
6 Kallampalayam Kotagiri 1,691
7 Kengarai Kotagiri 6,820
8 Kodanad Kotagiri 4,153
9 Kokkode Kotagiri 147
10 Konakarai Kotagiri 7,511
11 Kotagiri Kotagiri 7,952
12 Naduhatty Kotagiri 10,278
13 Nandipuram Kotagiri 172
14 Nedugula Kotagiri 13,071

Educational institutions

References

  1. ^ OOTY, Jeevaraj, Srikanth, NIC. "Home: District of The Nilgiris, Tamilnadu, India". nilgiris.nic.in. Retrieved 22 April 2016.

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