Kanyakumari District

Population: 1863174 (2011)

State: Tamil Nadu

Language: Tamil

Headquarters: Nagercoil

 

Boundaries of Kanyakumari District

 

North: Western Ghats, Tiruvelveli District, Tamil Nadu

South and South West: Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea

South East: Gulf of Mannar in Bay of Bengal

East: Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu

West: Thiruvananthapuram District, Kerala

 

Kanyakumari District Average Rainfall: 1465 mm

Kanyakumari District Average Temperature in Summer: 27 deg C

Kanyakumari District Average Temperature in Winter: 16 deg C

 

KANYAKUMARI DISTRICT MAP

 

 

 

 

Major Rivers: Tambaraparani River, Kodayar, Paralayar, Valliar, Thoovalar, Pazhayar, Pahrali River

Taluks: Thovalai, Agastheeswaram, Kalkulam, Vilavancode

Municipalities: Nagarcoil, Padmanabhapuram, Colachel, Kuzhithurai

Assembly Constituencies: Colachel, Kanniyakumari, Killiyoor, Nagercoil, Padmanabhapuram, Thiruvattar, Vilavancode

Reserve Forests: Therkumalai East and West, Thadagaimalai, Poigaimalai, Mahendragiri, Veerapuli, Vellimalai, Old Kulasekaram, Kilamalai, Asambu.

Total Forest Area: 504.86 square kilometers

 

 

Kanyakumari District Nearby Attractions

 

1. Mahatma Gandhi Memorial

2. Thiruvalluvar Statue

3. Kamarajar Maniandapam

4. Vivekananda Rock Memorial

5. Sri Sthanumalayan Temple at Suchindrum

6. Kanyakumari Bagavathiamman Temple

7. Udayagiri Fort

8. Mathur Hanging Bridge

9. St. Xavier Church

 

Kanyakumari District Facts: This is the second smallest district in Tamil Nadu after Chennai District. The district is connected to other cities by NG 7 and NH 47. The largest windmill in the world is located in this district at Aralvoimozhy led by Suzlon Energy ad Micon. Two hydroelectric power stations are located at Kodayar.

 

Major Agricultural Products: Paddy, groundnut, coconut, cashew, rubber, fruits, spices

 

Natural Resources: It has rich deposits of Zircon, ilmenite, Monazite, Thorium, Zirconium

 

What is Kanyakumari District Famous For: Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Mathur Hanging Trouch , the highest and longest in Asia

 

Famous People From Kanyakumari District: Writer Jayamohan, Politician Kumari Anandan, Tamil Poet Kavimani Thesiga Vinayagam Pillai, Fomer Governor of Reserve Bank of India S. Venkitaraman, Politician N. Dennis, Malayalam actor Thikkurissi Sukumaran Nair, Congress Leader Kunjan Nadar

 

Kanyakumari Pin Codes


Last Updated : Thursday Sep 27 , 2012

 

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