About Kuzhitharai ( Kuzhithurai )
Kuzhithurai is a panchayat town in Kanniyakumari, close to the Tamil Nadu-Kerala border. It lies on Kochi-Trivandrum-Kanyakumari National highway 47
Kuzhithurai is located in Tamil Nadu KuzhithuraiKuzhithurai
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 819N 7711ECoordinates: 819N 7711E
State Tamil Nadu
Type Second Grade Municipality
Body Kuzhithurai Municipality
Time zone IST
Vehicle registration TN-75
Kuzhithurai is a city and a municipality in Kanniyakumari District in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is the administrative headquarters of the Vilavancode Taluk. It has a historical seaport where ancient merchants came from across the Arabian sea in ancient times. It is mentioned in ancient Indian maps. As of 2011, the town had a population of 21,307.According to 2011 census, Kuzhithurai had a population of 21,307 with a sex-ratio of 1,022 females for every 1,000 males, much above the national average of 929. A total of 1,829 were under the age of six, constituting 922 males and 907 females. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes accounted for 1.45% and .02% of the population respectively. The average literacy of the town was 85.99%, compared to the national average of 72.99%. The town had a total of : 5519 households. There were a total of 7,861 workers, comprising 171 cultivators, 615 main agricultural labourers, 238 in house hold industries, 5,573 other workers, 1,264 marginal workers, 27 marginal cultivators, 99 marginal agricultural labourers, 136 marginal workers in household industries and 1,002 other marginal workers.
As per the religious census of 2011, Kuzhithurai had 35.57% Hindus, 3.91% Muslims, 60.41% Christians, 0.02% Buddhists and 0.09% following other religions.
Kuzhitharai ( Kuzhithurai ) is in Tamilnadu telecom region.
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