Pennagaram

Pennagaram is a Taluk Town in Dharmapuri district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Pennagaram is a 3rd big town in Dharmapuri District.

Pennagaram
Golden Town
Pennagaram
Pennagaram is located in Tamil Nadu
Pennagaram
Pennagaram
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Pennagaram is located in India
Pennagaram
Pennagaram
Pennagaram (India)
Coordinates: 12°08′N 77°54′E / 12.13°N 77.9°E / 12.13; 77.9Coordinates: 12°08′N 77°54′E / 12.13°N 77.9°E / 12.13; 77.9
CountryIndia
StateTamil Nadu
RegionKongu Nadu
DistrictDharmapuri
Elevation
493 m (1,617 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total17,480
 • Density980/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationTN-29
Websitewww.Pennagaram.com

GeographyEdit

Pennagaram is located at 12°08′N 77°54′E / 12.13°N 77.9°E / 12.13; 77.9.[1] It has an average elevation of 493 metres (1617 feet). The famous tourist place Hogenakkal Falls, is 15 km from Pennagaram. Crocodile farm is available in Hogenakkal.

DemographicsEdit

As of 2011 India census,[2] Pennagaram had a population of 18,100. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Pennagaram has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 67%, and female literacy is 52%. In Pennagaram, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age. It is very near (15 km) to Hogenakkal Falls in Pennagaram taluk, which is called India's Niagara.

PoliticsEdit

Pennagaram assembly constituency is part of Dharmapuri (Lok Sabha constituency).[3]

Tourist places

Hogenakkal falls

Nagamarai

Economics

Pennagaram is located in high geography area. Agriculture for the first ecomical in the area.

Transport

RTO office located in Dharmapuri.

Roads

Pennagaram is a connected in three state highways in other district. There is bus service to Chennai, Bangalore, Salem, Erode, Dharmapuri, Pondichery, Krishnagiri, Hosur, Thirupattur, Tiruppur, Ramnagar and district other major cities. State highway 60h connected in Pennagaram-Dharmapuri-Thiruppattur.

Rail

The nearest railway station at Dharmapuri in 30 kilometers from Pennagaram.

Education

  • Govt Arts College Pennagaram
  • Jayam college of engineering Nallanoor, Pennagaram
  • Jayam arts & science college Nallanoor, Pennagaram
  • Al-islamiah polytechnic college Rajavoor, Pennagaram
  • Meenakshi arts & science college Eriyur, Pennagaram

Panchayats

Perumbalai - Semmanur

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Pennagaram
  2. ^ "Census of India 2011: 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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 February 2009. Retrieved 9 October 2008. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)