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Tiruchchirapalli District, Trichy District
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
|Municipalities||Manapparai, Thuraiyur, Thuvakudi|
|Town panchayats||Lalgudi, Musiri, Manachanallur, Thottiyam, Pullambadi, Thuvarankurichi, Kallakudi, Vaiyampatti, Marungapuri, Poovalur, Thathaiyankarpet, Pulivalam, Samayapuram, Sirugamani, etc.|
|divisions||Tiruchirappalli division, Lalgudi division, Musiri division, Srirangam division.|
|Talukas||Lalgudi taluk, Manachanallur taluk, Manapparai taluk, Marungapuri taluk, Musiri taluk, Srirangam taluk, Thiruverumbur taluk, Thottiyam taluk, Thuraiyur taluk, Tiruchirappalli West taluk, Tiruchirappalli East taluk.|
|• Collector||Thiru. K. RAJAMANI IAS|
|• Superintendent of Police||Ziaul Haque, IPS|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
620 xxx and 621 xxx
|ISO 3166 code||[[ISO 3166-2:IN|]]|
|Vehicle registration||TN-45, TN-48, TN-81, TN-81Z|
Tiruchirapalli District is located along the Kaveri River in Tamil Nadu, India. The main town in Tiruchirappalli District is the city of Tiruchirappalli, also known as Trichy. During the British Raj, Tiruchirappalli was known as Trichinopoly, and was a district of the Madras Presidency; it was renamed upon India's declaration of independence in 1947. As of 2011, the district had a population of 2,722,290 with 1,013 females for every 1,000 males.
Tiruchirappalli district lies within Tamil Nadu. The district has an area of 4,404 square kilometers. It is bounded in the north by Salem district, in the northwest by Namakkal district, in the northeast by Perambalur district and Ariyalur district, in the east by Thanjavur District, in the southeast by Pudukkottai district, in the south by Madurai district and Sivagangai district, in the southwest by Dindigul district and, in the west by Karur district. The Kaveri river flows through the length of the district and is the principal source of irrigation and drinking water.
According to 2011 census, Tiruchirappalli district had a population of 2,722,290 with a sex-ratio of 1,013 females for every 1,000 males, much above the national average of 929. A total of 272,456 were under the age of six, constituting 139,946 males and 132,510 females. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes accounted for 17.14% and 0.67% of the population respectively. The average literacy of the district was 74.9%, compared to the national average of 72.99%. The district had a total of 698,404 households. There were a total of 1,213,979 workers, comprising 161,657 cultivators, 319,720 main agricultural labourers, 25,174 in house hold industries, 575,778 other workers, 131,650 marginal workers, 9,012 marginal cultivators, 59,062 marginal agricultural labourers, 5,212 marginal workers in household industries and 58,364 other marginal workers.
In 2013, Tiruchirappalli District went from nine taluks to eleven taluks.
Tiruchirappalli District consists of the following urban centres:
The major rivers are the River Kaveri and the River Kollidam. The important rivers across city is Koraiyar, Uyyakondan and Kudamuruti rivers.
The district has a large cattle and poultry population with agriculture workers in the smaller villages like Kalpalayathanpatti.
The rivers Caveri and Kollidam start branching out to form the Caveri delta irrigating vast tracts of land in the district. The major crops are rice (vast tracts); sugarcane (vast tracts); banana/plantain; coconut; cotton (small tracts); betel; corn; and groundnut.
Places to visit in Tiruchirappalli District:
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