Appakudal

Appakudal

Appakudal is a town panchayat located at Bhavani Taluk, Erode District, Tamil Nadu. Prominent places of this town panchayat are Sakthi Vinayagar Temple, Bala Dhandayuthapani Temple, Appakudal Lake, Pudavaikari Amman Temple, Ayyanarappan Temple, CIGM Church, Children Park, Pannankattu Muniappan Temple, Muniappan Temple and Mariamman Temple.

Geography

Appakudal islocatedat 11.478146, 77.577085 or 11°28'41.3"N 77°34'37.5"E. Erode is about 28.7 km South East of Appakudal when taking the SH 15 and SH 82 and 30.6 km when taking the Pallipalayam – Kumarapalayam Road and SH 82. Tiruchengode is about 41.4 km South Eastof Appakudal when taking the Komarapalayam – Tiruchengode Road and SH 82 and 42.8 km when taking the Attur – Rasipuram – Erode Road and SH 82. Gobichettipalayam is about 20.2 km South East of Appakudal when taking the SH 15, 20.6 km when taking the Gobichettipalayam – Athani Road/ Gobichettipalayam – Savandapur Road/ Pariyur Road and 27.2 km when taking the SH 82. Edappadi is about 46.3 km North East of Appakudal when taking the Anthiyur – Ammapettai Road, 51.6 km when taking the NH 544 and 59.8 km when taking the SH 82. Kuthampoondi, Nalligoundanpudur, Perundalaiyur, Vembathi, Settikuttai, Kuttipalayam, Oricheri Pudur, Vyramangalam, P.Mettupalayam and Kavandapadi are the towns/villages near here.

Demographics

As per the 2011 census population of Appakudal was about 10,610. Out of which Male and female population were 5,309 and 5,301 respectively. Children aged between 0 – 6 are about 905. The present population of Appakudal is about 11,008. Female Sex Ratio here is 998 Females for 1000 males. Average literacy rate of the state is 80.09% and this place is71.65%. Male and Female literacy rate stands at 80.77% and 62.47% respectively. Total stretch of this town panchayat is 7.44 Sq. Km and it constitutes about 3,149 houses. People in this town panchayat are doing business, service, labour and cultivators. About 93.34% of the people are employedinmainworkandtheremainingareinMarginalwork. This town panchayat has 15 wards.

Transportation

Thottipalayam Railway Station and Erode Junction and are the nearby railway stations found near Appakudal. Thotipalayam Railway Station is about 36.7 km via SH 15 and 37.4 km via NH 544 and SH 82. Erode Junction is about 30.5 km via SH 82, 31.2 km via SH 15 and 39 km via NH 544 and SH 82. Madurai International Airport and Coimbatore International Airport are the nearest International Airports found near Appakudal. Coimbatore International Airport is about 94 km via Perundurai – Coimbatore Road and Gobichettipalayam – Uthukuli – Kangayam Road and 103 km via NH 948 and SH 82. Madurai International Airport is about 253 km via NH 44 and SH 37 and 257 km via NH 44 and Tiruchengode – Perumal Malai Road.