Aloor, Tamil Nadu

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Aloor is located in Tamil Nadu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Aloor is located in India
Aloor (India)
Coordinates: 8°12′8″N 77°21′42″E / 8.20222°N 77.36167°E / 8.20222; 77.36167Coordinates: 8°12′8″N 77°21′42″E / 8.20222°N 77.36167°E / 8.20222; 77.36167
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
 • TypeTamil Nadu Kanyakumar
 • Total12,964
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

Aloor is a panchayat town in Kanyakumari district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. It is about 8 km from Nagercoil, the Headquarters of Kanyakumari District. In the Tamilnadu State Legislative Assembly, it belongs to Colachel constituency.

Aloor is situated on the Nagercoil - Thiruvananthapuram rail route and has a small Railway Station. The Nagercoil - Thiruvananthapuram passenger train halts at Aloor Station. Aloor is also close to the Kanyakumari - Thiruvananthapuram section of National Highway 66.

Aloor (also sometimes written 'Alur') commands a scenic view of the Western Ghats close to Nagercoil and is also a lush green area. Several Engineering and other Colleges situated just outside Nagercoil are easily accessible from Aloor. The Kanyakumari Government Medical College is 4.2 km from Aloor.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Aloor had a population of 12,964.


  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.