Thoothukudi Municipal Corporation

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Thoothukudi Municipal Corporation
Municipal corporation
Thoothukudi Municipal Corporation is located in Tamil Nadu
Thoothukudi Municipal Corporation
Thoothukudi Municipal Corporation
Coordinates: 8°49′N 78°08′E / 8.817°N 78.133°E / 8.817; 78.133Coordinates: 8°49′N 78°08′E / 8.817°N 78.133°E / 8.817; 78.133
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Thoothukudi District
Government
 • Mayor in Charge P. XAVIER (All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam)
Area
 • Total 353.07 km2 (136.32 sq mi)
Elevation 4 m (13 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 436,094
 • Density 46.75/km2 (121.1/sq mi)
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
Phone 91-(0 )461
Website http://municipality.tn.gov.in/thoothukudi/

The City Municipal Corporation of Thoothukudi or Thoothukudi Municipal Corporation is a civic body that governs Thoothukudi city, India. Thoothukudi is a port City situated in the Gulf of Mannar about 125 km. North of Cape Comorin. Thoothukudi City was elevated as a Corporation on 05.08.2008. Thoothukudi Corporation is divided into 60 wards after its expansion in the year 2011 and these wards are comprised in four zones - (i.e.) East, West, North and South. East zone has ward number 14-16 and 19-33 wards, West zone has ward number 34-47 wards, North zone has ward number 1-13 and 17,18 wards and South zone has ward number 48-60 wards. This corporation consist of 60 wards and is headed by a mayor who presides over a Deputy Mayor and 58 councillors who represent each wards in the city.<

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