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DISTRICT PROFILE - MADURAI 

Madurai District is situated in the South of Tamil Nadu state. It is bounded on the North by the  districts of Dindigul, Thiruchirapalli and on the East by Sivagangai and on the West by Theni and South by Virudhunagar .

Geographical location

North Latitude : 
Between   930.00 and 1030.00

East Latitude  : 
Between  7700.00 and  7830.00

Languages spoken :

Tamil, Telegu, Sourashtra, English, Hindi

 


 Area & Population

Area in Square K.m.

          3741.73       

Population (2011 Census)

30,38,252

(a) Males

15,26,475

(b) Females

15,11,777

(c) Rural

11,91,451

(d) Urban

18,46,801

Density/S.q.K.m.

812

Literates

22,73,430

Main Workers (2011 Census)

a.Total Workers

13,54,632

b.Male Workers

9,02704

c.Female Workers

4,51,928

d.Rural Workers

6,27,737

e.Urban Workers

7,26,895

f.Cultivators

81,352

g.Agricultural Labourers

2,87,731

h.Household Industry

                              39,753

i. Other Workers

7,65,066

j.MarginalWorkers

1,84,027

Non-Workers

16,83,620

 

 

Revenue Administrative Divisions

Revenue Divisions

3

Revenue Taluks

10

Revenue Firkas

51

Revenue Villages

665


Local Bodies

I.Corporations

1

ii.Municipalities

3

iii.Town Panchayats

9

iv.Village Panchayats

431


Rural Development

No of Blocks Covered

13

Populations Covered  (In Lakhs)

11,91,451

 

Legislature

Members of Legislative Assembly

a. Elected

10

b. Nominated

--

Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha)

1

Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha)

--

 

Medical and Health (Govt.,) (Number)

1. Modern Medicine

 

Hospitals

10

Dispensaries

2

Primary Health Centres

53

Health Sub Centres

324

Other Medical Institutions

20

Beds in Hospitals and Dispensaries

2678

Doctors

253

Nurses

1232

2.Indian Medicine

 

Hospitals

1

Dispensaries

10

Primary Health Centres

41

Beds in Hospitals and Dispensaries

-

Doctors

45

Nurses

--

3.Homoeopathy

 

Hospitals

1

Dispensaries

--

Beds in Hospitals and Dispensaries

25

Doctors

25

Nurses

3

Education

1.University

1

2.Arts and Science Colleges

33

3 Medical Colleges

 

a. Allopathy

2

b. Indian Medicine

--

c. Homoeopathy

1

4.Engineering Colleges

7

5.Agriculture Colleges

1

6.Veterinary Colleges

--

7.Law Colleges

1

8.Colleges for Special Education

4

9.Pre Primary Schools

354

10.Primary Schools

814

11.Middle Schools

408

12.High Schools

178

13.Higher Secondary Schools

297

14.Teacher Training Institute

15


Transport

1.Road Length (in Km)

 

National Highways

120.587

State Highways

355.715

Corporation and Municipal Roads

364

Town Panchayat /Township Roads/Panch.Union

1164.93

Others (forest roads)

 

2.Registered Motor Vehicles

 

Commercial

37569

Non Commercial

391907

3.Railway Length (in K.m)

 

a. Route Length

 

Broad Gauge

95.95

Metre Gauge

--

b. Track Length

 

Broad Gauge

125.67

Metre Gauge

--

Railway Stations

10

4.Sea port

--

5. Air Port

1

6.Name of the Sea port

--

7.Name of the Air port

MADURAI


Communication

 

Post and Telegraph in Nos.

--

Post offices doing postal business alone

394

Post offices doing post and Telegraph business

---

Telephones

 

a.No of Telephones in Use

381370

b.No of Public Call Offices

2082

c.No of Telephone Exchanges

53


Rain Fall (in mm) 

Normal 

Actual in 2015-16

South West Monsoon

335.9

263.8

North East Monsoon

419.1

413.2

Winter

28.1

0.0

Summer

144.8

70.2




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