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LOCAL LIBRARY AUTHORITY, DHARMAPURI.
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ABOUT US

Dharmapuri District was bifurcated from the erstwhile Salem District and Dharmapuri District came into existence from 2nd October, 1965, consisting of Hosur, Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri and Harur Taluks. Subsequently, Dharmapuri District was again bifurcated into two districts viz., Dharmapuri and Krishnagiri on 09-02-2004 due to administrative reasons, more number of villages and vast area.
In 2011, Dharmapuri had population of 1506843 of which male and female were 774303 and 732540 respectively. In 2001 census, Dharmapuri had a population of 1242615 of which male were 641541and remaining 513774 were females. The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Dharmapuri district for 2011 is 335 people per sq.km. In 2001, Dharmapuri district density was at 286 people per sq. km.

Average literacy of Dharmapuri in 2011 was 68.5 compared to 60.31 of 2001. If things are look out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 76.9 and 59.80 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 70.52 and 49.47 in Dharmapuri District. Total literate in Dharmapuri District were 917709 of which male and female were 527599 and 390110 respectively. In 2001, Dhamapuri District had 677674 in its district.

With regard to Sex Ratio in Dharmapuri, it stood at 946 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 932. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate.In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 911 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 869 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

The Chief Rivers that flow through the District are Cauvery, Chinnar and Vaniyar. Though River Cauvery flows the border of the State, as well as the District, due to topographical condition possibility of construction of Dam is far away in the planning of the state.

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