R. S. Mangalam

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R. S. Mangalam

Raja Singa Mangalam
R. S. Mangalam is located in Tamil Nadu
R. S. Mangalam
R. S. Mangalam
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 9°24′N 78°31′E / 9.40°N 78.51°E / 9.40; 78.51Coordinates: 9°24′N 78°31′E / 9.40°N 78.51°E / 9.40; 78.51
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
 • Total11,044
 • OfficialTamil[1]
 • Additional officialEnglish[1]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code04561

R. S. Mangalam is a panchayat town in Ramanathapuram district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.


As of the 2001 Indian census,[2] R. S. Mangalam had a population of 11,044. Males constituted 49% of the population and females 51%. R. S. Mangalam had an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy was 73%, and female literacy was 62%; 12% of the population was below age 6.

R. S. Mangalam Big Tank is the second largest water storage tank in the State of Tamil Nadu [3][4][5]


  1. ^ a b "52nd REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER FOR LINGUISTIC MINORITIES IN INDIA" (PDF). nclm.nic.in. Ministry of Minority Affairs. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 27 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  3. ^ "Tamil Nadu / Ramanathapuram News : Bountiful harvest in R.S. Mangalam likely: officials". The Hindu. 2 December 2005
  4. ^ C. Jaishankar (10 June 2012). "Water bodies dry up in Ramnad district". The Hindu.
  5. ^ "R.S. Mangalam Big Tank gets its share from Vaigai". The Hindu. 21 December 2006