|Elevation||165 m (541 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
Nerkattumseval ( also Nelkattanseval, called Nellitangaville by the British ) is traditionally recognized as one of the 72 palaiyams of Madura, already in existence in the days of Nagama Nayaka and his son Visvanatha Nayaka. It falls under the sankarankovil taluk in Tirunelveli District of Tamil Nadu.
This Maravar palaiyam was located in the Sankarankovil taluk, in the former Tirunelveli province of the Nayak kingdom of Madurai
Nerkattumseval has a museum for Puli Thevar erected by the Tamil Nadu Government.