Karuppur is a panchayat town in Salem District in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is located on the National Highway 7 between Salem and Bangalore. The Periyar University, with which many Salem colleges are affiliated, is located here. Government College of Engineering, referred as GCE-Salem is also located here. It is a railway station on the Chennai-Shoranur railway line.
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As of 2001[update] India census, Karuppur had a population of 13,003. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Karuppur has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 50%. In Karuppur, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.
- "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
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