Pudukkottai District With Talukas in Tamil Nadu State

Pudukkottai District With Talukas: Pudukkottai District is a district of Tamil Nadu state in southern India. The city of Pudukkottai is the district headquarters. It is also known colloquially as Pudhugai. Pudukkottai district is one of the least urbanized districts in Tamil Nadu. Pudukkottai district is bounded on the northeast and east by Thanjavur District, on the southeast by the Palk Strait, on the southwest by Ramanathapuram and Sivaganga districts, and on the west and northwest by Tiruchirapalli District. On 14 January 1975, Pudukkottai was organized as a separate district comprising the former Pudukkottai Division of Tiruchirappalli district with some additions from Thanjavur District. At present, Pudukkottai is composed of three Revenue Divisions, namely, Pudukkottai, Aranthangi and Illupur and eleven Taluks.

Pudukkottai District

According to 2011 census, Pudukkottai district had a population of 1,618,345 with a sex-ratio of 1,015 females for every 1,000 males, much above the national average of 929. The average literacy of the district was 68.62%, compared to the national average of 72.99%. Pudukkottai district is predominantly an agricultural oriented district. Generally, a dry and hot climate prevails in this district and this district’s agricultural production depends mainly on the rainfall. As of 2011, there were 33 schools in Pudukkottai: nine primary schools, seven middle schools and 17 high and higher secondary schools. There were three arts and science colleges. Electricity supply to Pudukkottai is regulated and distributed by the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB). A Chief Distribution engineer is stationed at the regional headquarters. Water supply is provided by the Pudukkottai Municipality from the Cauvery River through Jeyapuram head water works located 86 km (53 mi) away and Ammaiyappatti water works located 9.06 km. Other than Paddy, Groundnut is the major crop in this district which is mainly cultivated under rain fed condition.

Talukas in Pudukkottai District

Alangudi Aranthangi Avadaiyarkoil
Gandarvakottai Illuppur Karambakkudi
Kulathur Manamelkudi Ponnamaravathi
Pudukkottai Thirumayam
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