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The Far South of Tamil Nadu consists of the districts of Kanniyakumari, Tuticorin, and Thirunelveli.


Map of Far Southern Tamil Nadu

  • 2 Kanniyakumari — the southern most tip of the Indian mainland
  • 3 Kavalkinaru — well educated town with windmills in the surrounding area
  • 4 Kovilpatti — known as the Matchless City of Matches, the city is very famous for the Match Industries
  • 5 Mondaikadu — located on the coast this city is famous for the Mondaikadu Bhagavathy Amman Temple
  • 6 Nagercoil — St.Francis Xavier stayed here and built a church on land awarded to him by the Venad king
  • 10 Swamithoppe — a historical town with vast cultural and religious heritage, the religious head-quarters of Ayyavazhi
  • 11 Tenkasi — famous for its numerous waterfalls
  • 14 Tuticorin — now known as Thoothukudi, and headquarters of the Thoothukudi district, is famed for pearl fishing, production of salt, fishing and other related business
  • 15 Surandai — Emerging town, north of Thirunelveli , with good views of the eastern ghats

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Tuticorin Airport (TCR IATA)

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