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Sayalgudi is located in Tamil Nadu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 9°10′12″N 78°26′36″E / 9.17000°N 78.44333°E / 9.17000; 78.44333Coordinates: 9°10′12″N 78°26′36″E / 9.17000°N 78.44333°E / 9.17000; 78.44333
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Ramanathapuram
Elevation 14 m (46 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 12,049
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Sayalgudi is a Town panchayat in Ramanathapuram district in the India state of Tamil Nadu.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Sayalgudi had a population of 12,049. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Sayalgudi has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 59%. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Sayalgudi is the educational centre for students from about 50 villages that are nearby. There is a Government Higher Secondary school and a private Matriculation school. Sayalgudi has a Government Primary Hospital and several other private clinics.


There are a few beaches nearby, as Sayalgudi is close to the Eastern coast of India.


  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.