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Udma
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Udma
Udma (India)
Coordinates: 12°26′38″N75°01′26″E / 12.444°N 75.024°E / 12.444; 75.024 Coordinates: 12°26′38″N75°01′26″E / 12.444°N 75.024°E / 12.444; 75.024
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Kasaragod
Government
  Type Panchayati raj (India)
  BodyUdma Grama Panchayat
Area
  Total4.53 km2 (1.75 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
  Total8,115
  Density1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
Languages
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)

Udma is a census town in Kasaragod district in the Indian state of Kerala.

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Demographics

As of 2011 India census, Udma census town had population of 8,115 which constitutes 3,593 males and 4,522 females. Udma census town spreads over an area of 4.53 km2 with 1,669 families residing in it. The sex ratio was 1258 higher than state average of 1084. Population of children in the age group 0-6 was 1,072 (13.2%) where 523 are males and 549 females. Udma town had overall literacy of 90.3% lower than state average of 94%. The male literacy stands at 94.8% and female literacy was 86.8%. [1]

Udma Grama Panchayat comprises Udma and Bare census towns and Kottikulam village in its jurisdiction. Uduma Panchayat had total population of 37,537 where 20,919 people live in urban areas and 16,618 live in rural areas. [2]

Religions

As of 2011 India census, Uduma census town had total population of 8,115, among which 5,106 were Hindus (62.9%), 2,966 Muslims (36.5%), 0.36% Christians and 0.2% others. [3]

Administration

Major organizations in Udma

Well known persons

Transportation

Local roads have access to NH 66 which connects to Mangalore in the north and Calicut in the south. The nearest railway station is Kottikulam on Shoranur-Mangalore Section under southern railway. There are airports at Mangalore and Calicut.

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References

  1. https://censusindia.gov.in  › 3...PDF Kasaragod - DISTRICT CENSUS HANDBOOK (ref page nos:106,107)
  2. https://censusindia.gov.in  › 3...PDF Kasaragod - DISTRICT CENSUS HANDBOOK (ref page nos:162,163)
  3. "Religion – Kerala, Districts and Sub-districts". Census of India 2011. Office of the Registrar General.