Thoothukudi Municipal Corporation

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Thoothukudi Municipal Corporation
Municipal corporation
Thoothukudi Municipal Corporation is located in Tamil Nadu
Thoothukudi Municipal Corporation
Thoothukudi Municipal Corporation
Coordinates: 8°49′N 78°08′E / 8.817°N 78.133°E / 8.817; 78.133Coordinates: 8°49′N 78°08′E / 8.817°N 78.133°E / 8.817; 78.133
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Thoothukudi District
 • Mayor ANTONY GRASY (All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam)
 • Total 353.07 km2 (136.32 sq mi)
Elevation 4 m (13 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 436,094
 • Density 46.75/km2 (121.1/sq mi)
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
Phone 91-(0 )461

Thoothukudi Municipal Corporation is a civic body that governs Thoothukudi (Tuticorin) city, India. Also known as The City Municipal Corporation of Thoothukudi, it is a port situated in the Gulf of Mannar about 125 km. north of Cape Comorin. Thoothukudi Corporation is divided into 60 wards after its expansion in the year 2011 and these wards are comprised in four zones - (i.e.) East, West, North and South. East zone has ward number 14-16 and 19-33 wards, West zone has ward number 34-47 wards, North zone has ward number 1-13 and 17,18 wards and South zone has ward number 48-60 wards. This corporation consist of 60 wards and is headed by a mayor who presides over a Deputy Mayor and 58 councillors who represent each wards in the city.

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