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Town Panchayat
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Kanniyakumari
 • Type State Government
Population (2001)
 • Total 8,531
 • Official Tamil
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registration TN74

Thalakudi also read as Thazhakudy is a panchayat town in Kanniyakumari district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. This village is situated between 2 rivers "Puthanaar" and "Palaiyaar". There are also few temples in and around Thazhakudy. Avvaiyar Amman temple is one among them which is 2 km towards East from Thazhakudy.[1]


As of 2001 India census,[2] Thazhakudy had a population of 8531. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Thazhakudy has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 74%. In Thazhakudy, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age. The village is 9 km away from nagercoil.


  1. ^ " - Thalakudi". Retrieved 2016-06-30. 
  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 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 

Coordinates: 8°14′39″N 77°27′00″E / 8.24417°N 77.45000°E / 8.24417; 77.45000