Nagapattinam district is located on the shores of the Bay of Bengal covering an area of 2715.83 Sq. km. This coastal district of Tamil Nadu
lies between 10.10° and 11.20° North latitudes and 79.15° and 79.50° East longitudes. The total population of the district is 14,88,839, including 7,39,064 males and 7,49,765 females. The major crops grown in the district are Rice, Groundnut, Pulses, Gingelly, Sugarcane and Cotton.
Tourists from various places come to visit Poombuhar, Dargha in Nagore near Nagapattinam, the temple of Lord Anjaneyar, shri Kayahorana Swami Neelayathatchi Amman Temple, Sowriraja Perumal Temple, and Nellukkadai Mariamman Temple and the virgin beaches.
Last Updated on : 08 February 2012