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Durgambikai temple gopuram in Patteeswaram, photograph taken in 1999
Durgambikai temple gopuram in Patteeswaram, photograph taken in 1999
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Thanjavur
Taluk Kumbakonam
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Patteeswaram is a village, eight kilometres from Kumbakonam in the state of Tamil Nadu in India. The village was named after Patti (also called Nandini), the calf of Kamadhenu, the divine cow in Hindu mythology.

Patteswaram village[edit]

Name of Taluk Kumbakonam
Population 16,000
Mode of transportation Bus
Travel time to district 2 hours
Distance from district 50 km
Distance from RBH 8 km
Tributary Mudikondan
Main occupation of men Agriculture
Main occupation of women Agriculture
Non-Farm source income Weaving silk sarees
Cost of 1-acre (4,000 m2) of land Rs. 1,200,000
Crops Paddy, sugarcane, coconut
Crop cycles 2
Distance to the school 0.5 km
Number of students in the school 1,800
Number of teachers 40
Clinics 4
Number of certified doctors 3
PHC in village yes
Number of pharmacies 2
Distance to hospital 8 km
Rate of interest charged by moneylenders 4%
Number of self-help groups 60
Rent of 200 square feet (19 m2) shop 1,500
Government schemes offered NREGS


The village is famous for two temples:

Another Important Temple is also there :

Patteeswaram Kothanda Ramar Temple

Marriage Halls[edit]

External links[edit]


  • [1] District Development Authority,Thanjavur