Sambavar Vadagarai

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Sambavar Vadakarai
Nickname(s): S.V.KARAI
Sambavar Vadakarai is located in Tamil Nadu
Sambavar Vadakarai
Sambavar Vadakarai
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 9°00′18″N 77°23′08″E / 9.00500°N 77.38556°E / 9.00500; 77.38556Coordinates: 9°00′18″N 77°23′08″E / 9.00500°N 77.38556°E / 9.00500; 77.38556
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Tirunelveli
Taluk Tenkasi
Population (2011)
 • Total 17,284
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 627856
Sex ratio 99:100 /

Sambavarvadakarai is a Panchayat town (Peerooratchi) in Tirunelveli district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.


In the 2001 India census,[1] Sambavar Vadagarai had a population of 14,647. Males constituted 49% of the population and females 51%. Sambavar Vadagarai had an average literacy rate of 54%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy was 65%, and female literacy was 44%. In 2001 in Sambavar Vadagarai, 12% of the population was under 6 years of age.

By the 2011 census, the town had grown to 17,284 inhabitants.[2]

History, culture and tourism[edit]

Sambavar Vadakarai was part of Kingdom of Travancore before 1956. This Village surrounded by good scenic beauties. There are two parts of village. 1. Melur,2.Keelur. There are Two important big temples in Keelur part. One is Sri Ramasamy koil and another one is Sri Iyappan koil. Both the temples are old and renovated at the cost crores. The Iyappankoil is Built in the style of original Sabarimalai Temple.The temple is built by the single man V.S.Rajasekaran with the help of more Donors. Now the temple is governed by the individual body. His mobile no to contact 9486285978. One of the old Shiva temple build by Pandian kings is the main attraction of this village, the god name of this temple is Sri Moolanatha Swamy and Maduravani Ambal,One Government Higher secondary school and 3 Government Primary Schools and Two CSI Churches are there in this village. The Loving Hands India Trust is running Orphanage Home at Sambavar Vadakarai under the name and style of "Zion Bethel Home".


  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  2. ^ "NPR Report: Tamil Nadu: Tirunelveli: Tenkasi". National Population Register, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2011.