About Madurai district:

Madurai is a district in Tamil Nadu state, India. The total area of the district is 3676 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 3041038 living in houses, among them male population is 1528308 and female population is 1512730. Sex ratio of the district is 990 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 83.45%.

Madurai district vehicle registration code is TN 64. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Madurai.


Electricity Tariff Slabs and Rates:

  • for units less than 50 - 1 to 50 units = Rs.3.0 per unit
  • for units less than 100 - 1 to 100 units = Rs.3.25 per unit
  • for units less than 250 - 1 to 100 units = Rs.3.5 per unit, 101 to 250 units = Rs.4.6 per unit
  • for units more than 250 - 1 to 100 units = Rs. 3.50 per unit, 101 to 250 units = Rs.4.6 per unit, 251 and above units = Rs.6.6 per unit
Important Festivals of the district:

Aurbathimoovar Festival, Mylapore, Cape Festival, Chennai Dance & Music Festival Chennai, Chithirai Festival, Madurai, Mamallapuram Festival, Dussehra, Float Festival, Kanthuri Festival, Kartigai Deepam, Mahamagam Festival, Meenakshi Kalyanam-Madurai, Natyanjali Dance Festivals, Pongal, Tamil New Year, Thai Poosam, Thyagaraja Carnatic Music Festival-Thiruvariyar, Tourism Fair are the major festivals celebrated in Madurai district.

Madurai Cuisine:

Adhirasam, Avial, Biryani, Chakkoli, Chapati, Chettinad cuisine, Chippi appam, Congee, Dosa, Idiyappam, Kheer, Koottu, Koozh, Kothu Parotta, Kullakar rice, Kuzhambu, Masala, dosa, Molagoottal, Mulligatawny soup, Munthiri Kothu, Murugan Idli Shop, Murukku, Paddu, Papadum, Parotta, Paruppusilli, Pongal (dish), Poriyal, Pulihora, Puri, Puttu, Putu mayam, Rasam, Sambar, Sevai, Thoothukudi macaroon, Thuvaiyal, Upma, Uttapam, Watalappam are few of the many varieties of Madurai.

Top tourist places in Madurai:

Places of interest in Madurai:

Meenakshi - Sundareswarar Temple, Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, Azhagar Koil, Koodal Azhagar, The National Gandhi Museum, Palace of Rani Mangammal, The Government Museum, Sri Aravindar Annai Trust and Relics Meditation Centre, Thirumohur, Ramakrishna Math, Thiruvathavur, Rajaji Children’s Park, Srivilliputtur, Palani, Thiruparankundram, Kodaikanal, Surili water Falls, Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Unjal Festival, Kumbakkarai Waterfalls, South Gate Pallivasal, South Masi Street, Sait Pallivasal, Sangam Pallivasal near the Vaigai Bridge and Goripalayam Pallivasal, Megamalai are the major tourist attractions of the district.

Agriculture:

Paddy, Groundnut, Cholam, Cotton, Sugarcane, Maize, Turmeric, Ragi, Coconut, Pulses, Cumbu are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the area.

Railway Stations in Madurai district:

  • Kalligudi
  • Karumathur Halt
  • Karuppatti
  • Kudal Nagar
  • Madurai Junction
  • Madurai East
  • Nagamalai West
  • Narasingampet
  • Sholavandan
  • Sivarakottai
  • Tirumangalam
  • Tiruparankndrm
  • Usilampatti
  • Vadapalanji Hal
  • Vadippatti

Insurance Companies in Madurai:

  • Royal Sundaram General Insurance Co. Limited ,ATP Towers, No. 12-A, 5th Floor, Bye Pass Road, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625010
  • Star Health and Allied Insurance Company Ltd , No 46, Nethaji Road, Netaji Road, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625001
  • Reliance General Insurance Company Limited ,80 Feet Road,, Sri Meenakshi Plaza, 1st Floor, Plot No. HIG 55, Anna Nagar,, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625020
  • Reliance General Insurance Company Limited ,80 Feet Road,, Sri Meenakshi Plaza, 1st Floor, Plot No. HIG 55, Anna Nagar,, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625020
  • Liberty Videocon General Insurance Co. Ltd ,3rd Floor, Raja Parle Building, 79/2 By Pass Road, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625010
  • Tata Aig Life Insurance Company Limited , 3, Mahal Vadampokki Street, Mahal Vadampokki Street, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625001
  • Aviva Life Insurance Company India Ltd ,30 C, 2nd Floor, Rakesh Towers, Bypass Rd, Ponmeni, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625010

Lawyers (Advocates) in Madurai:

  • Ajmal Associates,Madurai, 4/150, Lake Area, TTC Nagar, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625020
  • Lawyer A Robinson Madurai,No: 3/162-A, Mellur Main Road, Near Pallivasal & Opp to SBI, Y. Othakadai, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625107
  • K Jagadeeshan Advocate,West Masi Street, Near Vinayakar Temple, West Masi Street, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625001
  • C.KARTHIK (Advocate) LAW OFFICE,145/74, (1st Floor) P.T.Rajan Road, (Opp. Central School) Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625002, India
  • Alagesh Advocate,No 4 Karpaga Vinayagar Kovil 2 nd Street, Pudur, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625007

Blood banks in Madurai:

  • Sivan Blood Bank,58-A/10, Kuruvikaran Salai, 1st Cross Street, Arignar Anna Nagar, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625020
  • Annai Abirami Blood Bank,171/1, Opposite S K G & CO., South Masi Street, Kondaiyanaidu Ln, Periyar, Madurai Main, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625001
  • Madhura Blood Bank,51-A, Arasaradi,, Harvey Nagar, Arappalayam, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625016

Trading companies in Madurai:

  • Ventura ,NEW NO.100 OLD NO.233EAST VELI STREET MADURAIDistrict:Madurai,TNPostcode:625001
  • SMC Global ,NO. 16IIIRD FLOOR K.J.R. COMPLEX NORTH VELI StrEETDistrict:Madurai,TNPostcode:625001
  • SMC Global ,NO. 16IIIRD FLOOR K.J.R. COMPLEX NORTH VELI StrEETDistrict:Madurai,TNPostcode:625001
  • Religare ,GVRS COMPLEX, 165-A,MELAKKAL MAIN ROAD, NAtrAJ NAGAR MADURAIDistrict:Madurai,TNPostcode:625016
  • Networth Direct ,MADHU ARCADE22-A CHINNAKANMAI STREETNEAR TALLAKULAM P.O. MADURAIDistrict:Madurai,TNPostcode:625002
  • Networth Direct ,101 INDIRANI NAGARMADURAIDistrict:Madurai,TNPostcode:625016
  • Networth Direct ,61 NETHAJI STREETJAIHINDPURAM MADURAIDistrict:Madurai,TNPostcode:625011
  • Networth Direct ,NO.10 VINAYAGA NAGAR EXTN1ST CROSS DR.THANGARAJ SALAI MADURAIDistrict:Madurai,TNPostcode:625020

Hotels in Madurai:

  • Hotel International Madurai, West Perumal Maistry Street, Madurai Main, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625001
  • Poppys Hotel,122, Airport – Mattuthavani Ring Road, Near Meenakshi Mission Hospital, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625107
  • The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai,40, Tirupparankunram Rd, Pasumalai, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625004
  • Hotel Tamilnadu, Near Meenakshi Amman Temple, Periyar Bus Stand, W Veli St, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625001
  • Hotel New Karpagam,7, Melur Road, Opposite District Court, KK Nagar, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625020
  • Fortune Pandiyan Hotel,Race Course Rd, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625002
  • Regency Madurai by GRT Hotels,38,Madakulam Main Road, TPK Road, NH7, Palanganatham Signal Junction, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625003
  • Sangam Hotel, Madurai, Alagarkoil Road, Ramaond Reserve Line, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625002
  • Astoria Hotels , No: 65, 70 Feet Road, Ellis Nagar, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625016
  • Heritage Madurai,11, Melakkal Rd, Kochadai, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625016
  • M3 Boutique Hotel,No 24 Panagal Road, Shenoy Nagar, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625020
  • HOTEL SAMRAT,2-A, Opposite Apollo Hospital, Lake View Main Rd, KK Nagar, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625020
  • Hotel RadhaKrishna,18, Dhanappa Mudali Street, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625001
  • Hotel Maharaja,No. 173/1-B,Opp Mattuthavani Bus Stand, Melur Main Road, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625007
  • Hotel Empee, 253, Netaji Rd, Periyar, Madurai Main, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625001

Theatres in Madurai district:

  • Alankar - Kamarajar Salai, Madurai
  • Ambika Theater - Anna Nagar, Madurai
  • Amirtham - Khaja Street, Madurai
  • Ananda Theater - Madurai Road, Madurai
  • Annamalai Theatre - Simmakkal, Madurai
  • Arsh Theatre - Lake View Road,,K.K. Nagar, Madurai

Demographics:

Taluka in the district and their information is given below.

Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 4
2 Andhra Bank 3
3 Axis Bank 4
4 Bank Of Baroda 5
5 Bank Of India 10
6 Bank Of Maharashtra 2
7 Bharatiya Mahila Bank Limited 1
8 Canara Bank 59
9 Catholic Syrian Bank Limited 1
10 Central Bank Of India 10
11 City Union Bank Limited 10
12 Corporation Bank 7
13 Dena Bank 1
14 Dhanalakshmi Bank 1
15 Federal Bank 7
16 HDFC Bank 7
17 ICICI Bank Limited 22
18 IDBI Bank 6
19 Indian Bank 37
20 Indian Overseas Bank 52
21 Indusind Bank 1
22 ING Vysya Bank 1
23 Karnataka Bank Limited 1
24 Karur Vysya Bank 19
25 Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited 1
26 Laxmi Vilas Bank 9
27 Oriental Bank Of Commerce 2
28 Punjab And Sind Bank 1
29 Punjab National Bank 4
30 South Indian Bank 9
31 State Bank Of Hyderabad 1
32 State Bank Of India 73
33 State Bank Of Mysore 1
34 State Bank Of Patiala 1
35 State Bank Of Travancore 10
36 Syndicate Bank 8
37 Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Limited 22
38 The Tamil Nadu State Apex Cooperative Bank 1
39 UCO Bank 2
40 Union Bank Of India 13
41 United Bank Of India 1
42 YES Bank 1