Nagapattinam District

Population: 1614069 (2011)

State: Tamil Nadu

Language: Tamil

Headquarters: Nagapattinam


Area: 2417 square kilometers

Density of population: 668 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 84.09% - Male: 90.38, Female: 78%

Male Female Ratio: 1000:1025


Boundaries of Nagapattinam District


North: Cuddalore District, Tamil Nadu

South: Bay of Bengal

East: Bay of Bengal

West: Tiruvarur District, Thanjavur District, Ariyalur District, Tamil Nadu


Nagapattinam District Average Rainfall: 1000 mm

Nagapattinam District Average Maximum Temperature in Summer: 35 deg C

Nagapattinam District Average Minimum Temperature in Winter: 20 deg C





Major Rivers: Vettar, Tributaries of River Cauvery

Taluks: Sirkazhi, Tharangambadi, Mayiladuthurai, Nagapattinam, Kilvelur, Thirukkuvalai, Vedaranyam

Assembly Constituencies: Kilvelur, Kuthalam, Mayiladuthurai, Mayuram, Nagapattinam, Poombuhar, Sirkali, Sirkazhi, Vedaranyam


Nagapattinam District Nearby Attractions


1. Poombuhar

2. Dargha in Nagore

3. Lord Anjaneyar Temple

4. Shri Kayahorana Swami Neelayathatchi Amman Temple

5. Sowriraja Perumal Temple

6. Nellukkadai Mariamman Temple

7. Virgin Beach

8. Velankanni

9. Point Calimere Bird and Wild Life Sanctuary


Nagapattinam District Facts: It is one of the most backward districts and so is receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme for its development. This is the only district in Tamil Nadu with two disjoint regions. The people of northern part should go through Karaikal or Thiruvaru District to reach the headquarters Nagapattinam.


Major Agricultural Products: Rice, groundnut, pulses, gingelly, sugarcane, cotton


Major Industries: Marine commodities, fisheries


What is Nagapattinam District Famous For: Ancient Site of Poompuhar, Nagore Dargah, Sani Temple


Famous People From Nagapattinam District: Former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu M. Karunanidhi, Film Director T. Rajendar, Writer Sarunivethitha


Nagapattinam Pin Codes

Last Updated : Friday Jun 15 , 2012


Places in Nagapattinam District