Pochampalli taluk

Pochampalli taluk is one of the seven taluks of Krishnagiri district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The majority of the population speak Tamil. The headquarters of the district is at Pochampalli.

Pochampalli is located in Tamil Nadu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 12°20′N 78°22′E / 12.33°N 78.36°E / 12.33; 78.36Coordinates: 12°20′N 78°22′E / 12.33°N 78.36°E / 12.33; 78.36
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
RegionKongu Nadu
 • Total182,119
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
635 206
Telephone code(91)4341
Vehicle registrationTN-24


Pochampalli taluk is located in the southeast of Krishnagiri district. It is bordered to the north by Bargur taluk and Vellore district, to the east and southeast by Uthangarai taluk, to the south and southwest by Dharmapuri district, and to the northwest by Krishnagiri taluk. Part of its border with the Harur taluk of Dharmpuri district is formed by the Ponnaiyar River.[1]


In 2011, when the taluk was only one of five taluks in the district, and included parts of what is today Bargur taluk, it had a population of 182,119 people. There were 967 women for every 1,000 men. The taluk had a literacy rate of 65.3%. 10,018 males and 8,759 females, about 10.3% of the population, were at or below the age of 6.[2]


  1. ^ "Krishnagiri District Map". krishnagiri.nic.in. 21 January 2021. Retrieved 28 January 2021.
  2. ^ "Provisional Population Totals - Tamil Nadu Census 2011" (PDF). Census Tamil Nadu. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 June 2013. Retrieved 4 July 2013.