TAMILNADU

 

Geographic location

Longitude              80.2700° E

Latitude                13.0900° N

 

Geographic area

130058 (sq. km.)

Forest area

22877 (Sq.km)

Coastline

1, 076 km(Second largest Coastline)       

Normal Rainfall

1050 million hectare metres

 

DEMOGRAPHIC INDICATORS

Total Population


77,881,463

(Census 2016, Source: http://www.indiaonlinepages.com/)


Rural Population

37229590

Urban Population

34917440

Population Density Sq. Km

555 (Census 2016, Source: http://www.indiaonlinepages.com/)

Literacy rate

81 % (Census 2016, Source: http://www.indiaonlinepages.com/)

Scheduled. Caste   

14438445

 Scheduled. Tribes   

794697

Ports and Harbors

Major Ports

2

Minor/ Intermediate Ports

13 

Administrative information

No. of Coastal Districts

12

No.of sub-districts

 

No. Of Blocks

 

Number of villages (including

Uninhabited villages)

16317


Number of towns

(including Census Towns)

832

Municipality  (M)

125

No of Gram Panchayats

12618

No of Sub-dividions

 

Marine Sector

Inshore area (Up to 10 fathom depth)  

16058 km

Offshore area (10-40 fathom depth)

7197 km

Deep sea area (Up to 100- fathom depth)        

18157 km

Demographic information

District wise

 

Ø  Ramanathapuram

9.3800° N, 78.8300° E

.Area

4175.00 sq.km

Blocks

11

Municipalities

4

Towns

7

No. of Gram Panchayats

429

Temperature

22.3 C (min) to 37.8 C (max)

Ø  Nagapattinam

10.7670° N, 79.8330° E

Area

 2715.83 Sq. Km.

Headquarters

 

Taluk

8

Blocks

 

Municipalities

4

Town Panchayat

8

No. of Gram Panchayats

434

Temperature

32.00°C (max) to 24.6° C (min)

Density

548

Rainfall

265.2 mm

Ø  Kanyakumari  

8.0500° N, 77.2500° E

Area

1684 km2

Blocks

9

Taluk

4

Subdistricts

4

Literacy

87.6%

Town Panchayat

56

Panchayat villages

99

Temperature

27°C(summer),16°C(winter)

Density

995.7/ km2

Rainfall

 

Revenue villages

81

Area

1684 km2

Blocks

9

Taluk

4

Types of coastaline

Sandy beach(%)

57

Rocky Coast(%)

5

Muddy flats    (%)    

38

Marshy coast(%)

-

Total Length(km)

906.9

Fishery Resources

Continental Shelf area

41 sq km

Total inland water bodies (lakh Ha)

6.93

Length of coast line (Km)

1,076