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Theni District : Tamil Nadu

About District


Theni district is in the Southern part of Tamil Nadu. Theni District has been formed after bifurcation from erstwhile Madurai District. This district is surrounded by the Western Ghats, with it green stretches of cultivated lands and tea gardens. Silk cotton, soft towels, coffee seeds, cardamom, mango, are the main produce of the district. Theni district is the main route for the tourist bound from Madurai to Kochi via Bodinayakanur and Munnar and Madurai to Thekkadi wildlife sanctuary. Theni district holds Nature's beauty with the Spicy Green Ornaments, Historical Temples and famous waterfalls. Theni District Warmly welcomes through out the year and feasting the eyes of its visitors. Vaigai dam and Kumbakarai falls in Periyakulam Taluk, Suruli falls in Uthamapalayam Taluk are the main places of attraction for tourists. Gowmariamman Temple at Veerapandi Village and saneeswara Bahavan Temple at Kuchanur Village are important and famous Hindu temples of this area. Kannagi temple which witnesses a single day festivity during Chitra Pournami day is in the interstate border.

District at a Glance


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