Infobox Indian Jurisdiction
native_name = Tirusulam | type = suburb
metro= Chennai | latd = 12.98015| longd = 80.16566
state_name = Tamil Nadu
district = Kancheepuram
population_as_of = 2001
population_total = 5997| population_density =
area_magnitude= sq. km
Tirusulam is a suburb of
Chennai, India. Administratively, it is a census townin Kancheepuram district. It is located near the Chennai International Airport.
The township of Tirusoolam has its origin in the Tiruppurasundari Tirusoolanathar temple which is believed to have been constructed in the 12th century AD by
Kulothunga I. The walls of the temple are inscribed with inscriptions from the Cholaperiod.
As of 2001India census[GR|India] , Tirusulam had a population of 5997. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Tirusulam has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 68%, and female literacy is 51%. In Tirusulam, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.
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