Athur, Thoothukudi

For other uses, see Athur (disambiguation).

Location in Tamil Nadu, India

Coordinates: 8°49′6″N 78°8′15″E / 8.81833°N 78.13750°E / 8.81833; 78.13750Coordinates: 8°49′6″N 78°8′15″E / 8.81833°N 78.13750°E / 8.81833; 78.13750
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Thoothukudi
Population (2001)
  Total 9,456
  Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Athur is a panchayat town in Thoothukudi district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Athur had a population of 9456. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Athur has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 53% of the males and 47% of females literate. 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
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