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Sembakkam
city

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Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Kancheepuram
Population (2001)
 • Total 22,671
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Sembakkam is a Municipal town in Kancheepuram district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[1] Sembakkam had a population of 47700 Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Sembakkam has an average literacy rate of 83%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 86%, and female literacy is 80%. In Sembakkam, 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Places of interest

Many temples are present in and around the area. The Chandra Mouleeswarar temple in Sembakkam, Guruswamy Nagar is one of the best maintained and must-visit temples in the locality. One must look out for Prathosham celebrations (if not even any other special festivals) if you intend to visit the place.

Sembakkam park is well maintained park with facilities such as library, water fountain, orchids, lawn, shuttle ground, walking path, etc.

Skandasharamam is located near sembakkam. It is a beautiful temple built recently with lord murugan, pancha muga Vinayagar, Shiva lingam, Mahalakshmi,etc.

Sembakkam is elevated as Municipality in Kancheepuram District.

One of famous temple in sembakkam is Jambulingeswarar temple. Temple of lord shiva and Aghilandeswari amman.

References

  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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