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Sankar Nagar
Town Panchayat
Sankar Nagar is located in Tamil Nadu
Sankar Nagar
Sankar Nagar
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 8°48′34″N 77°43′17″E / 8.80944°N 77.72139°E / 8.80944; 77.72139Coordinates: 8°48′34″N 77°43′17″E / 8.80944°N 77.72139°E / 8.80944; 77.72139
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Tirunelveli
Founded by Sankaralinga iyear
Named for Sankar Cements
Population (2001)
 • Total 5,067
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration TN-72

Sankar Nagar is a panchayat town in Tirunelveli district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Thalaiyuthu, also known as Sankar Nagar, is a small suburb of Tirunelveli about 8 km north of the city on the Tirunelveli-Madurai National Highway. It is popularly called as Sankar Nagar because of the Sankar Cement factory which initiated settlement in the area. ICL ground, Two higher secondary school - Sankar higher secondary school and SJSSGJ Matriculation higher secondary school. 4 cotton mills at the Sankar Nagar and one government morden rice mill. And famous temple of Sri vadakuva Selvi Amman Kovil, thanga Amman Kovil, high court maharaja temple, colony pilayar temple, Sri Lakshmi hayagriyer temple,


As of 2001 India census,[1] Sankarnagar had a population of 5,067. Males constituted 51% of the population and females 49%. Sankarnagar has an average literacy rate of 82%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 85%, and female literacy is 79%. In Sankarnagar, 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  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.