Mandaikadu

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Mandaikadu
city
Mandaikadu is located in Tamil Nadu
Mandaikadu
Mandaikadu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 8°13′59″N 77°19′33″E / 8.23306°N 77.32583°E / 8.23306; 77.32583Coordinates: 8°13′59″N 77°19′33″E / 8.23306°N 77.32583°E / 8.23306; 77.32583
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Kanniyakumari
Founded by Konnakkodu Kudumbam(Family)
Named for Grazing for goats(Mandhai - herd of goats; Kaadu -forest)
Government
 • Body Instantly Government of Tamilnadu
Population (2001)
 • Total 12,349
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Mandaikadu is a panchayat town in Kanniyakumari district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Historical places:-Mandaikadu Bhagavathi Temple is a major pilgrim center in Mandaikkadu .It is located near Colachel in the western coast of Kanyakumari district in Tamil Nadu. This is one among the most renowned and important Hindu temples in the district.The Kodai festival at Mandaicadu is a major celebration which is celebrated in March every year. Pilgrims from southern parts of Tamil Nadu and Kerala take part in the celebration.

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