About Tirunelveli district:

Tirunelveli is a district in Tamil Nadu state, India. The total area of the district is 6703 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 3072880 living in houses, among them male population is 1518595 and female population is 1554285. Sex ratio of the district is 1023 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 82.5%.

Tirunelveli district vehicle registration code is TN 72. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Tirunelveli.


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 Tirunelveli district.

Tirunelveli 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 Tirunelveli.

Top tourist places in Tirunelveli:

Places of interest in Tirunelveli:

Swamy Nellaiappar Temple and Kanthimathi Ambal Temple, Papanasam, Tenkasi, Krishnapuram Temple, Srivaikuntam, Manjolai, Allagammai Kashi Vishvanathar, Kailasanathar Temple, Sengottai, Pattamadai, Ambasamudram, Ovari, Manimuthar Dam, Nanguneri, Palaivananathar Temple, Lord Thirukuttralanathar, Kattabomman Memorial Fort, Kalakkadu Sanctuary, Kamatchi Amman Kovil, Bharathi Nagar Pillayar Kovil, Arulmigu Mariamman Kovil, Amman Temple, Agasthyakoodam Biological Park, Manimuthar Falls, Sri Varadharaja Perumal Temple 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 Tirunelveli district:

  • Akkaraippatti
  • Ambasamudram
  • Charanmahadevi
  • Kadaynallur
  • Kallidaikurichi
  • Karivlmvndanlur
  • Kaval Kinaru
  • Manur
  • Kizha Ambur
  • Nanguneri
  • North Panakudi
  • Palayankottai
  • Pandiyapuram
  • Pavurchutram
  • Ravanasamudram
  • Sankarankovil
  • Sengottai
  • Sengulam
  • Kizha Puliyur
  • Tenkasi Junction
  • Melappalaiyam
  • Tirunelveli
  • Tirunelveli Twn
  • Vaithillngapurm
  • Azhwarkurichi
  • Viravanallur

Insurance Companies in Tirunelveli:

Lawyers (Advocates) in Tirunelveli:

  • S Skanda Raja,182 B , SN High Rd, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu 627001

Blood banks in Tirunelveli:

  • Life Line Blood Bank Component & Research Centre,3rd floor, Sudharson Hospitals,, 4, Vannarpettai, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu 627003

Trading companies in Tirunelveli:

  • Religare ,D.NO.552 POURNAM BUILDINGTENKASI ROAD ALANKULAMDistrict:Tirunelveli,TNPostcode:627851
  • Reliance Securities,7/3B, 18TH CROSS STREET,MAHARAJA NAGARDistrict:Tirunelveli,TNPostcode:627011
  • India Infoline (IIFL) ,OLD NO 168 NEW NO 332GOMATHIYAPURAM NEW 1ST STREET SANKARANKOVILDistrict:Tirunelveli,TNPostcode:627756
  • ICICIDirect ,1014/1, 1ST MAIN ROAD,OPP TO COURT, KAMARAJ NAGARDistrict:Tirunelveli,TNPostcode:627002
  • Angel Broking ,NO.6/3 1ST FLOOR DECENT TOWERSTIRUCHENDUR ROAD MURUGANKURICHI JUNCTION PALAYAMKOTTAL TIRUNELVELIDistrict:Tirunelveli,TNPostcode:627002

Hotels in Tirunelveli:

  • Hotel Aryaas, 67, Madurai Road, Tirunelveli Junction, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu 627001
  • Hotel Applettree,N Bypass Rd, Vannarpettai, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu 627003
  • Hotel Kings Palace,100, Railway Road, Tirunelveli District, Tenkasi, Tamil Nadu 627811
  • Sri Janakiram Hotel,No 30, Madurai Road, Near Railway Station, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu 627001
  • Hotel Afna Park,5,, N Bypass Rd, Vannarpettai, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu 627003
  • Hotel South Avenue,No. 5,6, Babuji Nagar, Behind RR Inn, Opposite to Aaryaas Hotel Road, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu 627001
  • Hotel Zion Residency, No 1 Vasantha Nagar, South ByePass Road, Near Tirunelveli New Bus Stand, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu 627005
  • KA Hotel,18, South Bypass Road, Near New Bus Stand, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu 627005
  • Hotel Aryaas Ressidence,Bye-Pass junction, Vannarpettai, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu 627003
  • TVK Regency,North Bypass Road, Vannarpettai, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu 627003
  • Hotel Vasantham,Railway Feeder Road, Balabagya Nagar South, Tirunelveli Town, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu 627001
  • Hotel Imperial Regency,#13, South Bye-pass Road, Vannarpet, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu 627003
  • Thamirabarani Lodge, 92G, Papanasam Main Road, Papanasam, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu 627425
  • Hotel Raams Park,25 / 1&2, Jeba Nagar, Near Vijay Garden, South Bypass Road, Melapalayam, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu 627003
  • Hotel Laura Paradise Inn,Trivandrum Road, Opp New Bus Stand, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu 627007
  • Syed Lodge,102 ABC,Syed Complex, Madurai Road, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu 627001

Theatres in Tirunelveli district:

  • Abirami - Ambasamudram, Ambasamudram
  • AKS Theatre - AKS Road, Kovilpatti

Demographics:

Taluka in the district and their information is given below.

Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Andhra Bank 1
2 Axis Bank 2
3 Bank Of Baroda 2
4 Bank Of India 2
5 Canara Bank 1
6 City Union Bank Limited 7
7 Federal Bank 3
8 HDFC Bank 1
9 Indian Bank 15
10 Indian Overseas Bank 3
11 Karnataka Bank Limited 1
12 Karur Vysya Bank 5
13 Laxmi Vilas Bank 2
14 Punjab National Bank 1
15 State Bank Of India 25
16 State Bank Of Travancore 6
17 Syndicate Bank 4
18 Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Limited 16
19 The Tamil Nadu State Apex Cooperative Bank 1
20 UCO Bank 1
21 Union Bank Of India 5