Madurai district

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Madurai district is one of the 32 districts in Tamil Nadu, South India. Madurai district is the second largest district by population.[1] Madurai is the headquarters of this district. It is an important place for making movies.

Population[change | change source]

According to 2011 census of India, Madurai district had a population of 3,038,252.[2] The population was 2,578,201 in the 2001 census.[3] This is a growth rate of 17.95%. The district had a sex-ratio of 990 females for every 1,000 males. This is up from 978 in 2001,[3] and much above the national average of 929.[2]

Administrative divisions in Madurai district[change | change source]

The district of Madurai has 13 taluks and revenue blocks with the same boundaries and names.[4][5] They are:

  1. Thiruparankundram
  2. T.Kallupatti
  3. Tirumangalam
  4. Kallikudi
  5. Sedapatti
  6. Usilampatti
  7. Vadipatti
  8. Melur
  9. Madurai West
  10. Madurai East
  11. Kottampatti
  12. Alanganallur
  13. Chellampatti

Tourist attractions in the district[change | change source]

Reference[change | change source]

  1. Madurai (Approved) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Census Info 2011 Final population totals". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Census of India 2001: Basic data Sheet: Madurai District, Tamil Nadu" (PDF). The Registrar General and Census Commissioner. 
  4. "Map: Madurai District Blocks". Madurai District. 
  5. "Reports of National Panchayat Directory: Village Panchayat Names of Madurai, Tamil Nadu". Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Government of India. Archived from the original on 13 November 2011.