Alangudi, Pudukkottai

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Alangudi
ஆலங்குடி
Town
Alangudi is located in Tamil Nadu
Alangudi
Alangudi
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 10°22′N 78°53′E / 10.37°N 78.89°E / 10.37; 78.89Coordinates: 10°22′N 78°53′E / 10.37°N 78.89°E / 10.37; 78.89
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Pudukkottai
Elevation 79 m (259 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 10,742
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 622 301
Telephone code 04322

Alangudi is a panchayat town as well as Taluka in Pudukkottai district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.

Geography[edit]

Alangudi is located at 10°22′N 78°59′E / 10.37°N 78.98°E / 10.37; 78.98.[1] It has an average elevation of 79 metres (259 feet).

Villages in Alangudi[edit]

  1. Arasadipatti
  2. Alangadu
  3. Alangudy
  4. Ambukovil
  5. Anavayal
  6. Andavarayapuram
  7. Arayapatti
  8. Ayipatti
  9. Bhanduvakottai
  10. Chettiyendal
  11. Dakshinapuram
  12. Eachanviduthy
  13. Elaikadividuthy
  14. Gudulur
  15. Immanampatti
  16. Isugupatti
  17. Kaikurichi
  18. Kalangudi
  19. Kalapam
  20. Kaliyarnviduthy
  21. Kallalangudi
  22. Kallampatti
  23. Kallumadai
  24. Kanakkankadu
  25. Kanniyapatti
  26. Karambakadu
  27. Karambakudi
  28. Karambaviduthy
  29. Karupattipatti
  30. Kathakurichi
  31. Kattathi
  32. Kayampatti
  33. Kilangadu
  34. Kilapatti Rasiamangalam
  35. Kilatheru
  36. Kilathur
  37. Kilangadu
  38. Kilayur
  39. Kiramangalam (North)
  40. Kirathur
  41. Kothakottai
  42. Kothamangalam
  43. Kothamangalam (North)
  44. Kothamangalam (South)
  45. Kovilur
  46. Kovilur Devasthanam
  47. Kulamangalam (North)
  48. Kulamangalam (South)
  49. Kulanthiranpattu
  50. Kulanthivinayagarkottai
  51. Kulavoipatti
  52. Kuppakudi
  53. Kurimbivayal
  54. Lakshminarasimhapuram
  55. Mailankonepatti
  56. Malaiyur
  57. Malakudi
  58. Mangadu
  59. Mangottai
  60. Maniambalam
  61. Manjanviduthy
  62. Maruthankoneviduthy
  63. Melapatti Rasiamangalam
  64. Melathur
  65. MichaelPatti
  66. Mudalipatti
  67. Mudukkuvayal
  68. Mullankurichi North
  69. Mullangurichi South
  70. Muthupattinam
  71. Nagaram (Old Name Jayanagaram)
  72. Nambukuli
  73. Neduvasal Kilpadi
  74. Neduvasal Melpadi
  75. Odapaviduthy
  76. Pachikottai
  77. Palaiyur
  78. Pallathividuthy
  79. Pallavaranpathi
  80. Panangulam
  81. Pappapatti
  82. Pathampatti
  83. Pattathikadu
  84. Periyavadi
  85. Peyadipatty
  86. Pilaviduthy
  87. Ponnamviduthy
  88. Pudukottaividuthy
  89. Puduviduthy
  90. Pulichchangadu
  91. Pullanviduthy
  92. Puravasagudy
  93. Rangianviduthy
  94. Regunathapuram
  95. Sendangudi
  96. soothiyanpatty
  97. Sengamedu
  98. Seriyalur
  99. Settivayal
  100. Sikkapatti
  101. Sinnankoneviduthy
  102. Siriyalur
  103. Suranviduthy
  104. Tattamanaipatti
  105. Therkuteru
  106. Thirukkattalai
  107. Thirumananjeri
  108. Thiruvarangulam
  109. Tiruppakoil
  110. Tittanipatti
  111. Tittanviduthy
  112. Vadakadu
  113. Vadatheru
  114. Valangondanviduthy
  115. Vallathirakottai
  116. Vanakkankadu
  117. Vandakottai
  118. Vandan Viduthy
  119. Vanniyan Viduthy
  120. Vellalaviduthy
  121. Vellakulam
  122. Vembankudi East
  123. Vembankudi West
  124. Venkatakulam
  125. Vennavalkadu
  126. Veppankudi
  127. Vijayaragunathapuram

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Alangudi had a population of 10,742. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Alangudi has an average literacy rate of 77%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 55% of the males and 45% of females literate[citation needed]. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Famous Temples[edit]

  • Sri Chithi Vinayagar Temple, Kallampatti
  • ArulMigu Permaiyaa Kovil, Alangadu
  • ArulMigu Perumaal Kovil, Alangadu
  • Sithi vinayagar kovil,Pachikkottai
  • Papathi amman kovil,Pachikkottai
  • Sri Chithi Vinayagar Temple,Namakkottai
  • Arulmigu Dharmasamvarthini Sri Namapureeswarar Temple, Alangudi
  • Sri Perungaraiyadi Meenda Ayyanar Temple,Kulamangalam
  • Sri Muthumariyamman Temple,Kothamangalam
  • Sri Mariyamman Temple, Vadagadu
  • Sri Nadiamman Temple, Alangudi,kilathur
  • Sri Mariamman Temple, Kallalangudi
  • Sri veerama muneeswarar Temple,GH,Bharathidasan salai
  • Sri Muthumariyamman Temple & Sri Ayyanar Temple, Vanniyan Viduthy
  • Sri Subramania Swamy Temple, Senthangudi-Nagaram Circle, near Keeramangalam Town Panchayat, Alangudi Taluk

Politics[edit]

The Alangudi (State Assembly Constituency) is part of the Sivaganga (Lok Sabha constituency)

One of the famous old temples is Subramania Koil at Nagaram. Fourteen days of celebration is held in the month of April, i.e. the Tamil Month of Panguni. The temple is built on an artificial hill as it is the abode of Lord Muruga or Subramania, similar to Pazhani. The original name of the village called Nagaram is Jaya Nagaram had a Zamindari headquarters, a police station which does not exist where the land was given to one legendary teacher. The shape of the location of the Nagaram village is that the Lord Subramania Temple stand in the Centre and all four sides live different communities, i.e. the Temple faces East and has long road connecting Aranthangi and Pattukkottai, on Left of Northern side the Community called small business group "Pandaram" Western side has a big lake; southern side south-western is Zamindar's family, south side Temple priest of Brahmins, South-east live Devars, East-south is Chettiars, East-northern is Ambalakarar/farmersand on extreme east along the main road to Aranthangi to Pattukkottai located Cheri or depressed classes now very well advanced. The current member of legislative assembly for Alangudi is Krishnan.

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