Manimutharu

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Manimutharu
city
Manimutharu bus stop
Manimutharu bus stop
Manimutharu is located in Tamil Nadu
Manimutharu
Manimutharu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 8°40′57″N 77°23′15″E / 8.68250°N 77.38750°E / 8.68250; 77.38750Coordinates: 8°40′57″N 77°23′15″E / 8.68250°N 77.38750°E / 8.68250; 77.38750
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Tirunelveli
Population (2001)
 • Total 12,290
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 627421

Manimutharu is a panchayat town in Tirunelveli district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2001 Indian census,[1] Manimutharu had a population of 50,000. The female/male ratio in the population was 2:1. Manimutharu had an average literacy rate of 74%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. The literacy rate was equal between males and females. In Manimutharu, 11% of the population was under 6 years of age.

Villages[edit]

  1. Adivaram (Mill Gate)
  2. Aladiyoor
  3. Ayan Singampatti
  4. Cash Keeper Thoppu
  5. Chettimedu
  6. Mela Ermalpuram
  7. Jamin Singampatti
  8. Korayarkulam
  9. Manimutharu
  10. Manjolai (Tea Estate)
  11. Thirupathiyapuram
  12. Vempaiyapuram
  13. Kudhira Mukku

Manjolai Hills[edit]

With elevations ranging from 1020 to 1500 metres, the Manjolai area is set deep in the Western Ghats within the Kalakkad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve in Tirunelveli District. Located on top of the Manimuthar Dam and the Manimuthar Water Falls, the Manjolai area comprises tea plantations and the small settlements around them; Upper Kodaiyar Dam; and a windy viewpoint called Kuthiravetti.

The tea plantations and the whole of Manjolai estates are operated by the Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation Ltd on forest lands leased from the government of Tamil Nadu. There are three tea estates within the Manjolai area: Manjolai Estate, Manimutharu Estate and Oothu Estate. The estates are at elevations between 2300 feet and 4200 feet. The estates, road and the settlements in the Manjolai area are managed by the Bombay Burmah Trading Corp. Images of Manjolai Hills can be viewed at http://www.flickr.com/photos/59865572@N00/sets/72157627351253129/

Temples[edit]

  1. Paramporul Ayya Narayana Swamy Thiru Thangal (Tharuma Pathi) in Mela Earmalpuram.
  2. Vaduku Nadar Samuthayam Sri Arulmigu Mupudathi Amman Kovil In Mela Earmalpuram.
  3. Manimutharu Village; almost all people belong to bc Nadar caste.
  4. Arulmigu Sudalaimadasamy in Mela Earmalpuram North Street.

Schools[edit]

  1. Saraswathi Isac Primary School, Thirupathiyapuram
  2. Rich Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Chettimedu
  3. Primary School, Chettimedu
  4. Government Middle School, Aladiyoor
  5. Avvaiyar Elementary School, Mela Earmalpuram.
  6. Manimutharu Higher Secondary School, Manimuthar.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.