Gummidipoondi

Gummudipoondi is an industrial town in Chennai Metropolitan Region of Thiruvallur district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Notably, it's the first legislation of Tamil Nadu.

Gummudipoondi
Neighbourhood
Gummudipoondi Railway Station
Gummudipoondi Railway Station
Gummudipoondi is located in Tamil Nadu
Gummudipoondi
Gummudipoondi
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 13°24′24″N 80°07′26″E / 13.40665°N 80.12380°E / 13.40665; 80.12380Coordinates: 13°24′24″N 80°07′26″E / 13.40665°N 80.12380°E / 13.40665; 80.12380
CountryIndia
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictThiruvallur
MetroChennai
Population
 (2011)
 • Total32,665
Languages
 • Official/OtherTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
601 201
Vehicle registrationTN-18-AZ

DemographicsEdit

As of 2001 India census,[1] Gummudipoondi had a population of 32665. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Gummudipoondi has an average literacy rate of 86.5%, higher than the national average of 74.5%: male literacy is 89.7%, and female literacy is 83.4%. In Gummudipoondi, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age. Countries major language speakers dwells here.

LanguagesEdit

Tamil is the official language for the people of Gummudipoondi town.

TransportEdit

Gummudipoondi lies on the National Highway 16 (India) from Chennai to Calcutta, which is a part of Golden Quadrilateral project. It is located at 15 km from Tada, 110 km from Nellore, 52 km from Satyavedu, and 45 km from Chennai. Gummidipoondi has a large bus stand near gummidipoondi market. There are bus routes that connects to various rural areas and to Chennai. Various buses pass through GNT road from Tirupathi, Nellore, Sulurpet to Madhavaram inter city bus terminus. Gummidipoondi railway station has frequent trains towards Chennai Central railway station.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2011 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.