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Vellakovil is located in Tamil Nadu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Tiruppur
 • Type Second Grade Municipality
 • Body Vellakoil Municipality
 • Member of Legislative Assembly N.S. Natarajan
 • Municipal Chairman V.Kandasamy
Elevation 231 m (758 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 40,359
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 638111
Telephone code 04257
Vehicle registration TN 42

Vellakovil is a municipal town in Kangeyam taluk of Tirupur District, in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is located on National Highway 67 between Trichy and Coimbatore. The town is spread in an area of 64.75 km2. As of 2011, the town had a population of 40,359.


  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


Vellakovil is located at .[2] It has an average elevation of 231 m (758 ft).


According to 2011 census, Vellakoil had a population of 40,359 with a sex-ratio of 1,002 females for every 1,000 males, much above the national average of 929.[3] A total of 3,438 were under the age of six, constituting 1,787 males and 1,651 females. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes accounted for 16.28% and .05% of the population respectively. The average literacy of the town was 74.37%, compared to the national average of 72.99%.[3] The town had a total of 12157 households. There were a total of 22,053 workers, comprising 577 cultivators, 1,776 main agricultural labourers, 1,077 in house hold industries, 17,098 other workers, 1,525 marginal workers, 30 marginal cultivators, 164 marginal agricultural labourers, 83 marginal workers in household industries and 1,248 other marginal workers.[4]


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  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Vellakovil
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ "Census Info 2011 Final population totals - Vellakoil". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014. 

External links

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