Edalakudy

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Edalakudy
இடலாகுடி
ഇടലകുടി
town
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Kanyakumari
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 629002
Telephone code 04652 2
Vehicle registration TN 74
Nearest city Nagercoil
Lok Sabha constituency Kanyakumari
Vidhan Sabha constituency Nagercoil

Edalakudy is a well populated area about 3 km from the Nagercoil town in Kanyakumari district. It is located in the KanyaKumari highway (NH 47) and about 17 km from the beach of Kanyakumari, 5 km from Chothavilai Beach and 10 km from Chankuthurai Beach. The famous Thanumalayan temple in Suchindram is 3 km away from Edalakudy. Edalakudy forms the formal end of the Nagercoil Municipality. Most of the people following major Indian religion Islam in this area. The famous Orator, Tamil poet and scholar Sathavathani Sheikh Thambi Pavalar was born here.

Schools near by[edit]

There are only a few schools in this area; though most of the children study in well known schools in Nagercoil town. Sathavathani Sheikh Thambi Pavalar Government Higher Secondary School situated near NH 47. Government Primary school in Edalakudy

Hospitals near by[edit]

Abdul Kader Hospital in Elankadai

Sriram Orthopaedic Hospital

Naidu Hospital

Ugasewa Charitable trust hospital