Sivagangai District

Population: 1341250 (2011)

State: Tamil Nadu

Language: Tamil

Headquarters: Sivaganga


Date of formation: The Government Order to carve this district out of Ramnad District was made on 6th July 1984 and this district started functioning on 15th March 1985.

Area: 4143 square kilometers

Density of population: 324 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 80.46% - Male: 88.61%, Female: 72.33%

Male Female Ratio: 1000:1000


Boundaries of Sivagangai District


North: Tiruchirapalli District, Tamil Nadu

North East: Pudukkottai District, Tamil Nadu

South East: Ramanathapuram District, Tamil Nadu

South West: Virudhunagar District, Tamil Nadu

West: Madurai District, Tamil Nadu


Sivagangai District Average Rainfall: 875.2 mm

Sivagangai District Average Temperature in Summer: 30.9 deg C

Sivagangai District Average Temperature in Winter: 26.3 deg C





Taluks: Sivagangai, Manamadurai, IlayankudiThirupuvanam

Revenue Divisions: Sivagangai, Devakottai

Assembly Constituencies: Ilayangudi, Karaikudi, Manamadurai, Sivagangai, Tirupattur-S


Sivagangai District Nearby Attractions


1. Kanadukathan Palace

2. Koviloor Temple at Karaikudi

3. Pillayarpatti Temple

4. Kundrakudi Temple

5. Thirukostiyur Temple

6. Kaleeswarar Temple

7. Idaikattur Church

8. Vettangudi Birds Sanctuary


Sivagangai District Facts: This is one of the six most backward districts in Tamil Nadu and is receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme.       


Major Agricultural Products: Millets, paddy, cereals, pulses, sugarcane, groundnut


Major Industries: Sugar industry, solar power farm, television plant, consumer durables, graphite


What is Sivagangai District Famous For: Chettinad cuisine and palatial houses of chettiars


Famous People From Sivagangai District: Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, Rajya Sabha Member Sudarasana Nachiappan, Poet Kannadasan


Sivagangai Pin Codes

Last Updated : Friday Jun 15 , 2012


Places in Sivagangai District