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panchayat town
Thisayanvilai is located in Tamil Nadu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 8°20′10″N 77°51′52″E / 8.33611°N 77.86444°E / 8.33611; 77.86444Coordinates: 8°20′10″N 77°51′52″E / 8.33611°N 77.86444°E / 8.33611; 77.86444
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Tirunelveli
Population (2011)
 • Total 23,702
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 627657
Telephone code 04637
Vehicle registration TN-72

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


As of 2011 India census,[1] Tisaiyanvilai has a population of 23,702. Males constitute 48% of the population and females 52%. Tisaiyanvilai has an average literacy rate of 91.12%, higher than the state average of 80.09. Male literacy is 94.10%, and female literacy is 88.22%. In Tisaiyanvilai, 11.35% of the population is under 6 years of age. Of the late, many from the district immigrate there, in search of better employment, making it an immigration hub.


The town is well connected with the district capital Tirunelveli by NH 7 road. Nagercoil and Tiruchendur bus always available. The nearest port and airport is in Tuticorin.


There are many schools in Thisayanvilai.Daniel Thomas Group of Schools, Holy Redeemers higher secondary school, Sri Ramakrishna higher secondary school, samariya thuya yoovan higher secondary school,Sri Gold Star Matriculation School, Jayarajesh matriculation, Malavidthya school, Pothihai public school,Hindu primary school and Stella Mary's Girls High School are among them.[2] The panchayat town also has an engineering college named as VV college of Engineering and one government arts and science college named as Mano Government Arts and Science College.


Being nearer to mineral-rich beaches, Thisayanvilai has one of the India's largest Garnet and Ilmenite exporting company named VV Minerals.[3]



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