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Kanyakumari Facts



City NameKanyakumari
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictKanyakumari
District HeadquartersNagercoil
Tehsil/TalukAgastheeswaram
Ward18
Lat Long8.087253, 77.546085
Area25.89 km2 (10.00 sq mi)
Population as per 201122,453
Official LanguagesTamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
STD Code04652
TransportRail, Bus
Vehicle registrationTN 74 & TN 75
ReligionHindu, Christian, Muslim
Food and CuisineTapioca, Rice, Meat, Fish, Coconuts, Curries, Vegetarian Meals, South Indian Dishes - Dosa, Idli, Sambar, Meen Kolambu, Valakkai Porial, Semiya Payaasam and Serving Food on Banana Leaf.
Festival Pongal, Deepavali, Christmas, Ayya Vaikunda Avataram, Ganesh Chaturdhi, New Year, Onam, Ramzan, Saraswati Pooja, Sivalaya Ottam
MonumentsVivekananda Rock Memorial, Padamanabhapuram Palace, Our Lady of Ransom Church, Mathur Aqueduct, Tsunami Monument, Kamarajar Manimandapam, Tsunami Monument, Chitharal Jain Monuments etc.
Places of interest Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Thiruvalluvar Statue, Suchindram Thanumalayan Temple, Padmanabhapuram Palace, Vattakottai Fort, Mathur Aqueduct, Baywatch kanyakumari, Our Lady of Ransom Church, Swamithope Pathi, Goddess Bhagavathi Temple, Kamarajar Mani Mantapa Monument, Kanyakumari Gandhi Memorial, Kanyakumari Temple, Kumari Amman Temple, Vivekanandapuram etc.
MarketsThere are small shops that sell decorative pieces made from bamboo, cane and wood. Street Markets, Kanagam Mobiles, Tamilnadu Shopping Center, varsha store, selling jewellery made of sea shells. The Tamil Nadu Co-optex Sales Emporium, Tamil Nadu Crafts and Poompuhar etc.
HospitalTB Hospital, Govt. Hospital, Govt.CSI Hospital, Arumugam Hospital, Vijayakumar Hospital, Abdul Kadher Hospital, Catherine Booth Hospital, Dr. Kumarsamy Health Center, Kumaran Nursing Home, Irudhayams Hospital, Bedesta Hospital, Jeyasekhran Hospital, Krishnakumar Hospital, J. Mathias Hospital, Manju Nursing Home, Holy Cross Hospital, Moses Mathias, Hospital, Moris Mathias Hospital etc.
HotelHotel Sivamurugan, Hotel Singaar International, Hotel Maadhini, Manickam Tourist Home, Hotel Srimaniya, Sparsa Resort, Sun World Hotel etc.
Industries Cahew Kernal Processing Industry, Rubber and Rubber Corporation, Handloom Industry, Honey Processing, Supply of Raw Materials like Rubber, Tapioca, Palmyrah Products, Bamboo Woods of all Kinds, Cocunut Products, Arul Industries, JA & JE Industries, Titus Cottage Industry, N. D. S. Pipe Industries etc.
UniversityScott Christian College, Kanyakumari Government Medical College, Government Engineering College and a Government Polytechnic, Anna University; arts and science colleges,Sree Mookambika Institute of Medical Sciences etc.
Notable peopleP Jeevanandham - Socialist Leader and Social Reformer, Walter Devaram - Former Director General of Police of Tamil Nadu, Kamukara Purushothaman - Playback Singer, K.V.Mahadevan - (1918-2001) Famous Film Music Director & National Award Winner etc.


Last Updated on : July 7, 2014