Mangudi (Tirunelveli District)

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Mangudi
Village
Mangudi is located in Tamil Nadu
Mangudi
Mangudi
Mangudi is located in India
Mangudi
Mangudi
Coordinates: 9°21′16″N 77°31′23″E / 9.354519°N 77.522922°E / 9.354519; 77.522922
CountryIndia
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictTirunelveli
Population
 (2009)
 • Total1,876
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
626111

Mangudi is a village in Sankarankoil Taluk, Tirunelveli District in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.

Geography[edit]

Mangudi is located at 9°21′N 77°31′E / 9.35°N 77.52°E / 9.35; 77.52. The nearest towns are Rajapalaiyam, Srivilliputtur and Sankarankovil.

History[edit]

Mangudi is an ancient village. The author of Maduraikanchi i.e. Mangudi Marudhanar came from Mangudi. Surface explorations by the Department of Archaeology have found black and red ware pieces containing Tamil Brahmi inscriptions (dated 2nd century BC) [1]

Demographics[edit]

As on 2009, Mangudi has a population of 1876.[citation needed]

Festivals[edit]

  • Panguni festival (3 days)
  • Aadi festival (3 days)
  • Thamizhar Thirunal Pongal vizha
  • Manju virattu

Schools in Mangudi[edit]

  • TDTA Middle School
  • P.K.Hr.Sec.School

Tailoring center in Mangudi[edit]

  • Annai Theresa Mahalir SHG Tailoring Training Center

References[edit]

External links[edit]