About Thoothukkudi district:

Thoothukkudi is a district in Tamil Nadu state, India. The total area of the district is 4594 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 1738376 living in houses, among them male population is 858919 and female population is 879457. Sex ratio of the district is 1023 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 86.16%.

Thoothukkudi district vehicle registration code is TN 69. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Thoothukkudi.


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 Thoothukkudi district.

Thoothukkudi 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 Thoothukkudi.

Top tourist places in Thoothukkudi:

Places of interest in Thoothukkudi:

Harbour Beach, Pearl Beach, Kayalpattinam Beach, Kulasekarapattinam Beach, WME church, Our Lady of Snows Basilica, Paniya Matha Church, Holy Cross Church, Sri Vaikundapathy Temple, Sri Sankara Rameswarar Temple, Lord Subramanya Temple, Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park, Kalakadu Wildlife Sanctuary, Mundanthurai Wildlife Sanctuary, Ettaiyapuram Palace, Kattabomman Memorial Fort, Roche Park, Harbor Park, Rajaji Park, Hare Island, Panchalankurichi, Kalugumalai, Tuticorin Port 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 Thoothukkudi district:

  • Arumuganeri
  • Kadambur
  • Kayalpattinam
  • Kovilpatti
  • Nazareth
  • Srivaikuntam
  • Tiruchendur
  • Tuticorin

Insurance Companies in Thoothukkudi:

Lawyers (Advocates) in Thoothukkudi:

  • CivaCiva Associates,Bungalow 1st Cross St, Buckle Puram, Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu 628003
  • Arumugaram,27/4/1 Muniyasamypuram, 2, Trichendur Rd, Levingipuram, Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu 628003

Blood banks in Thoothukkudi:

  • The Tuticorin Blood Bank,67 & 70, First Floor,, N Car St, Thoothukudi

Trading companies in Thoothukkudi:

  • APOLLO SINDHOORI CAPITAL INVESTMENTS LTD ,35/2 WEST CAR STREETTUTICORIN TAMINADUDistrict:Toothukudi,TNPostcode:628002
  • SUMANLAL BABULAL SHAH ,NO ADD1 13A TELEGRAPH OFFICE RDTUTICORINDistrict:Toothukudi,TNPostcode:628001
  • Geojit ,48-D, BalavinayagarKovil Sreet, TuticorinDistrict:Toothukudi,TNPostcode:628002
  • Geojit ,48/D BALVI NAGARTUTICORINDistrict:Toothukudi,TNPostcode:628002
  • APOLLO SINDHOORI CAPITAL INVESTMENTS LTD ,35/2, West Car Street,Tuticorin,District:Toothukudi,TNPostcode:628002

Hotels in Thoothukkudi:

  • Hotel Raj, 3/1, Jayaraj Road, Tuticorin, Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu 628003
  • Hotel Geetha International,1/9, Polepettai, Near New Bus Stand, Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu 628002
  • Hotel Udhayam International,Travellers Bungalow Road, Tuticorin District, Tiruchendur, Tamil Nadu 628215
  • Chitra Lodge,Melur Bungalow St, Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu 628001

Theatres in Thoothukkudi district:

Demographics:

Taluka in the district and their information is given below.

Banks and their branches:
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