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Enathi is located in Tamil Nadu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 9°19′39″N 78°28′21″E / 9.327392°N 78.472595°E / 9.327392; 78.472595Coordinates: 9°19′39″N 78°28′21″E / 9.327392°N 78.472595°E / 9.327392; 78.472595
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Ramanathapuram
Elevation 70 m (230 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 1,991
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 623704
Telephone code 4576
Vehicle registration TN 65

Enathi (Tamil: ஏனாதி) is a village located 5 km away from Mudukulathur town, in Ramanathapuram district on the way to Mudukulathur via Sayalgudi. There are four ponds in the village, which are used for agriculture. The village contains many temples like Boongulam, Ancheneya, Kali and some Vinayagar and Ayyanar temples around the village.This village is very popular in kabadi game and number of winning players are living there. In cultural activities Enathi village is unmatched one. Veera Pandiya Kattabomman and Harichnadra drama are periodically staged and acted by village actors during loacl festivals.Village cultural activities of OYIL ATTAM for men and KUMMY for both men and women are very special in Enathi village.

The village contains one bank, the Primary Agriculture Cooperative Bank (PACB). The nearby village's Chitrangudi Bird Sanctuary is one of the popular bird sanctuaries.

The saintly devotees of Shiva are known as Nayanmar (Nayanar). There are 63 of them, one of them from in this village name as Enathi natha nayanar.

Enathi is located in the heart of the Karisal Kaadu region (Karisal meaning "black soiled"). The soil in this area is black and has a clay-like stickiness.

The climate of Karisal Kaadu is semi-arid, with hot and dry summers. Both the temperature and humidity are usually high, being close to the equator and barely 25 km (16 mi) from the shore.


Enathi is located at .[1] It has an average elevation of 10 metres (32 feet). The Vinayagar and Ayyanar Swamy Temple occupies major area of Enathi.


Enathi 623704


  • Anjaneya Matriculation School
  • Government primary school (providing basic education for last 50 years)


The majority of the population work in agriculture and the commercial activity in the area is related to this.[citation needed]


The Enathi village has population of 1991 of which 1003 are males while 988 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Enathi village population of children with age 0-6 is 199 which makes up 9.99 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Enathi village is 985 which is lower than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Enathi as per census is 826, lower than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Enathi village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Enathi village was 75.45 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Enathi Male literacy stands at 86.58 % while female literacy rate was 64.37 %.

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 495
Population 1991 1003 988
Child (0-6) 199 109 90
Schedule Caste 337 179 158
Literacy 75.45 % 86.58 % 64.37 %
Total Workers 1,208 596 612
Main Worker 1,110
Marginal Worker 98 57 41


Enathi is part of Ramanathapuram (Lok Sabha constituency) and the Mudukulathur Assembly Constitution.