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Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Madurai
 • Body K. Vellakulam
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 625 701
Telephone code 04549
Nearest city Madurai
Lok Sabha constituency Virudhunagar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Thirumangalam
Civic agency K. Vellakulam
Climate Winter, 28-30°C, Summer, 30-32°C

Kalligudi is small town in Tirumangalam Taluk, Madurai district, Tamil Nadu State, India.

The actual name of Kalligudi is Kalligudi Chattram. It is located at National Highway 7 (Jammu Kashmir to Kanyakumari Highway) from 35 km, south of Madurai and 15 km, south of Tirumangalam. There is one Govt. Hr. Sec. School and one Govt. Primary School. There are seven Temples, two mosques and two Churches. There is a Police station, 24 h service Govt. Hospital and a railway station. There are two banks; Canara Bank and MDCC Bank.

Vadakkampatti, Alangarapuram, Agathapatti, Lalapuram, Pottalpatti and Pallapacherry are the villages which comes under Kalligudi panchayath. Total population of Kalligudi panchayath is 3560. The festival is Puratasi pongal which is celebrated in the month of October. This festival is celebrated by the people of Agathapatti, Kalligudi, Alangarapuram and Pallapacherry. Another festival is "Muniyandi Swamy Annathana Pooja" which is celebrated at Vadakkampatti village on January ("Naidu Pooja") and February ("Reddiyar Pooja").