Demography of Kolappalur
According to the 2001 India census, Kolappalur had a population of 8,717. Males constituted 50% of the population and females 50%. Kolappalur had an average literacy rate of 89%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy was 92% and female literacy was 86%. In Kolappalur, 20% of the population was under 6 years of age.
Nearby Towns at Kolappalur
There are few towns that have also developed in the neighbourhood. Vinayagapuram, Konaiyur, Indravanam, Gangapuram, Namathodu are the nearby villages to Kolappalur. Kolappalur is surrounded by Chetput Taluk towards south, Arani Taluk towards north, West Arani Taluk towards north, Anakkavur Taluk towards east. Polur, Tiruvethipuram, Vandavasi, Arcot are the nearby cities to Kolappalur.
Pilgrim Attractions at Kolappalur
The village has many important temples such as "Mariamman Temple", "Panaiamman Temple", "Sankagiri Temple", "Satyamangalam Temple", "Chennimalai Temple" and "Bhavani Sangameshwarar Temple". The unique feature of Kolappalur is that there is also a Jain Temple. A Christian church named "Our Lady of Victories" is present which has recently celebrated its 100 years. A small mosque is also there.
Festivals Celebrated at Kolappalur
Kaanum Pongal, Atchaya Thiruthiyai (Dhana Pooja), Ugadi and Deepavali are the festivals that are celebrated in this village with huge splendour.
Schools at Kolappalur
Kolappalur Panchayat has State Board Co-Ed Tamil Medium Secondary School called St. Marry's High School. Another Primary School has been managed by same management. One Primary school up to 5th Standard is run by the State Government.
How to Reach Kolappalur
Kolappalur is well connected by rails, airports and also by roads. Coimbatore Airport, Ingur Railway Station and Erode Junction Railway Station lie in vicinity. There is no railway station near to Kolappalur in less than 10 km. How ever Katpadi Junction Railway Station is major railway station 58 km near to Kolappalur.