Pethampalayam is a panchayat town in Erode district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Pethampalayam
city
Pethampalayam is located in Tamil Nadu
Pethampalayam
Pethampalayam
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 11°21′31″N 77°34′04″E / 11.35861°N 77.56778°E / 11.35861; 77.56778Coordinates: 11°21′31″N 77°34′04″E / 11.35861°N 77.56778°E / 11.35861; 77.56778
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictErode
Population
 (2001)
 • Total7,132
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

DemographicsEdit

As of 2001 India census,[1] Pethampalayam had a population of 7132. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Pethampalayam has an average literacy rate of 55%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 60%, and female literacy is 38%. In Pethampalayam, 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "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.