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Oddanchatram is located in Tamil Nadu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Dindigul
 • Type Second Grade Municipality
 • Body Oddanchatram Municipality
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 30,064
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 624619
Telephone code 04553
Vehicle registration TN 57
Website .inoddanchatram

Oddanchatram is a Municipality in Dindigul district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is located at the base of the western ghats (the tail end of the Palani Hills) in South India. As of 2011, the town had a population of 30,064.


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


According to 2011 census, Oddanchatram had a population of 30,064 with a sex-ratio of 994 females for every 1,000 males, much above the national average of 929.[2] A total of 2,676 were under the age of six, constituting 1,378 males and 1,298 females. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes accounted for 20.3% and .06% of the population respectively. The average literacy of the town was 77.11%, compared to the national average of 72.99%.[2] The town had a total of : 8046 households. There were a total of 12,738 workers, comprising 1,127 cultivators, 1,983 main agricultural labourers, 164 in house hold industries, 9,048 other workers, 416 marginal workers, 9 marginal cultivators, 134 marginal agricultural labourers, 16 marginal workers in household industries and 257 other marginal workers.[1]


Oddanchatram is popular for its large vegetable market.


Oddanchatram assembly constituency is part of Dindigul (Lok Sabha constituency).[3] Oddanchatram elects one MLA to the legislative assembly of the State. Current MLA is Mr.Sakarabani (DMK)


  1. ^ a b "Census Info 2011 Final population totals - Oddanchatram". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-10-11. 

External links

  • Oddanchtram municipality
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