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panchayat town
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Kanniyakumari
Population (2001)
 • Total 12,554
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Thingalnagar is a panchayat town in Kanniyakumari district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Thingalnagar had a population of 12,554. Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%. Thingalnagar has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 76%. In Thingalnagar, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age. ThingalNagar is a small settlement in Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu. Sprawling over an area of around three km2, it is bounded in the north Thalakkulam and in the east by Villukuri. ThingalNagar is around 50 km from Thiruvananthapuram and 6 km from Colachel Port. Kanyakumari, southern- most tip of India, is nearly 20 km from the town. Nearby tourist destinations include Padmanabhapuram Palace (5 km), Sanguthurai Beach, Manavalakurichi (7 km), Muttom and Nagercoil (15 km). The nearest airport is Trivandrum International Airport, 51 km away. Nearest railway station is Eraniel Railway Station serves the town. ThingaNager can be approached by road from Nagercoil, Muttam and colachel Thingal nager is one of the best town of the Kanniyakumari Dist.During the Mandaikadu Temple festival, Thigal Nagar will be the main business center for the devotees.Initially it was called Monday market.Thingal Nagar has a very popular Monday market, a garden constructed in memory of Marshall Nesamony and many facilities for shopping.There is an Ayya Narayana swami temple in Pottal kuzhi more than 50 year's old 2km from Thingal Nagar. Get connected and discuss the major topics for Thingalnagar town in the page—Thingalnagar Younstress Group at Facebook.

Nearest ATM[edit]

State Bank of India, Thingalnagar
Indian Overseas Bank, Eraniel (Near SBI)
Tamil Nadu Mercantile Bank, Thingalnagar (Near SBI)
ICICI Bank, Thingalnagar (Near SBI)
FEDERAL Bank, Thingalnagar (Near Rountana)


All buses from Thingalnagar busstand to,Patteri Vilai (46F) Pattanvilai(8A), Marthandam, Karaikudi(TSS), Nagercoil(5,6,6A,7A,8A,9),Bethelpuram(12M), Thuckalay(47A), Muttom, Thengapatanam(309), Trivandrum, Thirunelveli, Tirrparappu falls(335), Kulasekaram(332), Madurai, Coimbatore,Dindugal, Chennai, Bangalore(892h).
ThingalNagar having a Railway station known as Eraniel at Authivilai (comes under Trivandrum Railway Division)
Ananthapuri (Time :17:15 towards chennai) (Trivandrum to Chennai) and Guruvayur Exp (Time: 8:00 towards chennai)(Guruvayur to Chennai)will stop at this station.


  • Nursing College, Neyyoor
  • Uma Matric Hr.Sec School, Alwarcoil
  • Victory Matric H sec School, Mylode
  • Mother Theresa H sec School, Mylode
  • Government Higher Secondary School Eraniel,Thingalnagar
  • Government High School for girls,Eraniel
  • L.M.S Girls High sec School
  • St.Fr.Xavier H S School Mankuzhy
  • St.Fr.XAVIER H.Sec School. Pattari Vilai.

Sports Teams[edit]

  • Never Back Loosers cricket team
  • Maniyankuzhy cricket team
  • Wanted Guys cricket team
  • Mission Starts cricket team


  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. 

Coordinates: 8°11′47″N 77°17′59″E / 8.19639°N 77.29972°E / 8.19639; 77.29972

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