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Nagapattinam District : Tamil Nadu

About District


Nagapattinam district was carved out by bifurcating the composite Thanjavur district on 18.10.1991. It is a unique District with all its historical and cultural significance. It is one of the constituents of chola mandalam, acclaimed as the most prominent among the ancient Tamil Kingdoms. Nagapattinam District lies on the shores of the Bay of Bengal between Northern Latitude 10.10' and 11.20' East Longtitute 79.15' and 79.50' This is peninsular delta District surrounded by Bay of Bengal on the East, Palk Straint on the South and land on the West and Northern Side. This District is predominantly, a coastal district having a large coast line of 141 kilometres. This district is enveloping 11 Panchayat Unions, 4 Municipalties and 8 Town Panchayats on its Development Side. On the Revenue Side, it is housing 2 Revenue divisions with 8 Taluks respectively and 523 revenue Villages. This District has a numerous places of historical importance. Tourism Plays a Key Economy for the District even though Agriculture and Fishing are the Major ones. Shrines, Places of Hindu Faith, Mosques forms the Spritual Tourism for the district. Heritages like Tarangam padi Fort, Poompuhar speaks of the rich civilization of this land.

District at a Glance


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