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Thoothukudi District index

Official Website : http://thoothukudi.nic.in

Headquarters : Thoothukudi (Tuticorin)
State : Tamil Nadu

Area in Sq Km (Census 2011)
Total : 4745
Rural : 4330.2
Urban : 414.8

Population (Census 2011)
Population : 1750176
Rural : 873374
Urban : 876802
Male : 865021
Female : 885155
Sex Ratio (Females per 1000 males) : 1023
Density (Total, Persons per sq km) : 369

Helplines :
State Control Room : 1070
Police Control Room : 100
Accident Help Line : 108
Fire and Rescue : 101
Ambulance Help Line : 102
Child Help line : 1098
Disaster Help Line : 1077
Sexual Harassment / Women Care : 1091
BSNL Help Line : 1500
Highway Control : 1033
Railway Security : 9962500500, 1512
Coastal Security : 1093
Blood Bank : 1910
Senior Citizen Help : 1253
Election Control : 1950
Eye Bank Emergency Help line : 1919
Railway Protection Force : 1322
Emergency & Accidents : 1099

Population (Census 2010) : The current world population is 7.6 billion (As of 1st July 2018)

Click on the following link to download district statistics as per NITI Ayog website
http://niti.gov.in/file/969/download?token=0j5C_1kB

Brief About Thoothukudi District
Location
It is situated in the extreme south-eastern corner of Tamil Nadu state and bounded on the north by the districts of Tirunelveli, Virudhunagar and Ramanathapuram, on the east and south-east by Gulf of Mannar and on the west and south-west by the district of Tirunelveli. Total area of this district is 4621 sq. kms. and the administrative headquarters is an Urban agglomeration and also one of the taluk headquarters within the district.

Forest
The total extent of forest in the district is 11,012 hectares which works out to 2.47 percent of the total geographical area of the district. A deer sanctuary is maintained in the hills of Vallanad. Except Vallanad and Kurumalai hills, there are no other hills or mountains.

Education
In this district the percentage o effective literacy (excluding children in the age group 1-6) is 74 %. The number of educational institutions available in this district are as follows:

a) Arts and Science Colleges 12
b) Medical College 1
c) Engineering Colleges 3
d) Agriculture College 1
e) Fisheries College 1
f) Colleges for Special Education 1
g) Primary Schools 1076
h) Middle Schools 284
i) High Schools 73
j) Higher Secondary Schools 97
k) Teachers Training Colleges 3
l) Government Polytechnic 2

A Government Polytechnic in the name of the greatest Tamil Poet Subramania Bharathiyar is functioning from 1982 exclusively for girls at Ettayapuram.


Hospitals
a) No. of Hospitals 10
b) Primary Health Centres 47
c) Health Sub centres 249
d) Beds in Hospitals and Dispensaries 1,072
e) No. of Doctors 196
f) No. of Nurses 158
g) No. of Hospitals under Indian Medicine 2

Entertainment
Thoothukudi is having an All India Radio Station and a Doordharshan Relay Station. There are 42 permanent Cinema theatres, 18 touring theatres, 4 semi - permanent theatres and 3 Open Air Theatres providing entertainment to the people of the district.

 
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