Aloor, Tamilnadu

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Alur, Tamil Nadu)
Jump to: navigation, search
Aloor
panchayat town
Aloor is located in Tamil Nadu
Aloor
Aloor
Aloor is located in India
Aloor
Aloor
Location in Tamil Nadu, 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
State Tamil Nadu
District Kanniyakumari
Government
 • Type Tamil Nadu Kanyakumar
Population (2001)
 • Total 12,964
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

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.

Demographics[edit]

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

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.