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Aravakurichi

Aravakurichi is a town panchayat located at Aravakurichi Taluk, Karur District, Tamil Nadu. Prominent places of this town panchayat are Karpaga Vinayagar Temple, Jumma Masjid, Kasi Viswanathar Temple and Bawa Nagar Park.

Geography

Aravakurichi is located at 10.770911, 77.911073 or 10°46'15.3"N 77°54'39.9"E. Namakkal is about 72.2 km North East of Aravakurichi when taking the NH 44 and 73.3 km when taking the NH44 and Chinna Dharapuram-K.Paramthi Road. Erode is about 80.5 km North West of Aravakurichi when taking the Erode - Karur Road/Karur Road and MDR584 and 82.4 km when taking the Muthur-Erode Main Road. Tiruchirappalli is about 109 km South of Aravakurichi when taking the NH 21 and 116 km when taking NH83. Dharapuram is about 46.6 km South West of Aravakurichi when taking the SH 21 and 57.1 km when taking the SH 37. Kannivady, Molayandipatti, Rajapuram, Pallapatti, Malapatty and Malaikovilur are the towns/villages near here.

Demographics

As per the 2011 census population of Aravakurichi was about 12, 412. Out of which Male and female population were 6, 086 and 6, 326 respectively. Children aged between 0 – 6 are about 1110. The present population of Aravakurichi is about 12, 860. Female Sex Ratio here is 1039Females for 1000 males. Average literacy rate of the state is 80.09% and this place is 81.13%. Male and Female literacy rate stands at 89.01% and 73.63% respectively. Total stretch of this town panchayat is 24 Sq. Km and it constitutes about 3, 562houses. People in this town panchayat are doing business, service, labour and cultivators. About 89.32% of the people are employed in main work and the remaining are in Marginal work.

Transportation

Karur Junction and Veerakkiyam Railway Station are the railway stations found near Aravakurichi. Karur Junction is about 31.5 km via NH44. Veerakkiyam Railway Station is about 37.7 km via NH44 and 39.8 km via Nagapattinam-Coimbatore-Gundlupet Highway and NH44. Madurai International Airport and Chennai International Airport are the nearest International Airports found near Aravakurichi. Madurai International Airport is about 132 km via NH 44. Chennai International Airport is about 410 km via Chennai Theni Highway/Trichy – Chennai Highway and NH38 and 441 km via Chennai Theni Highway/Trichy – Chennai Highway, NH79 and NH44.