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Subject: Tiruchirappalli district, Manapparai taluk, National Highway 45 (India)(old numbering), Pudukkottai, Thuvakudi
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Manapparai is located in Tamil Nadu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Tiruchirappalli
 • Type First Grade Municipality
 • Body Manapparai Municipality
 • Chairman Tmt. Shantha
Area rank A Grade
Elevation 172 m (564 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 40,510
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 621306
Telephone code 914332
Vehicle registration TN 45 AZ ****
Website .in.manaparaiwww

Manapparai is a town and a municipality in Tiruchirappalli district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Manapparai is the headquarters of the Manapparai Taluk. Manapparai is famous for Murukku (snacks) and cattle market. As of 2011, the town had a population of 40,510.


  • Demographics 1
  • Politics 2
  • Transport 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


Religious census
Religion Percent(%)
No religion

According to the 2011 census, Manapparai had a population of 40,510 with a sex-ratio of 1,012 females for every 1,000 males, much above the national average of 929.[1] A total of 4,090 people were under the age of six, constituting 2,096 males and 1,994 females. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes accounted for 11.97% and .18% of the population respectively. The average literacy of the town was 78.98%, compared to the national average of 72.99%.[1] The town had a total of 9934 households. There were a total of 14,930 workers, comprising 455 cultivators, 749 main agricultural labourers, 582 in house hold industries, 11,518 other workers, 1,626 marginal workers, 29 marginal cultivators, 470 marginal agricultural labourers, 51 marginal workers in household industries and 1,076 other marginal workers.[2] As per the religious census of 2011, Manapparai (M) had 65.67% Hindus, 11.3% Muslims, 22.95% Christians, 0.01% Sikhs, 0.01% Buddhists, 0.% Jains, 0.06% following other religions and 0.% following no religion or did not indicate any religious preference.[3]


Manaparai is the headquarters of Manaparai Legislative Assembly Constituency, which is part of the Karur Loksaba Constituency.


Manapparai has three main roads, Tiruchi Road, Dindigul Road (NH45) and Thuvarankurichi Road (SH71), which leads to Madurai and the southern hinterland connecting major destinations of Tamil Nadu and Third road is Musiri to Pudukottai road.[4] About 300 pass through the municipal bus stand, which is a ‘C’–Class and constructed in 1981, provides frequent service to the cities are Trichy, Dindigul, Madurai, Palani, Cumbum, Kumuli and scheduled services were available to Salem, Chennai, Vellore and Erode.[5] Manapparai railway station serves the town, as it connects to major cities of Tamil Nadu like Chennai, Madurai, Dindigul, Trichy as well as trains to Kanyakumari, Guruvayur also passing through this railway station.


  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ "Census Info 2011 Final population totals - Manapparai(05781)". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "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. 
  4. ^ S. Annamalai (30 October 2013). "Flyover project hits a roadblock at Manapparai".  
  5. ^ G. Sathyamoorthi (3 February 2013). "In dire need of a new bus stand".  

External links

  • Manaparai Municipality Website
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