Thovalai taluk

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Thovalai taluk is a taluk of Kanyakumari district of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The headquarters of the taluk is the town of Boothapandi.


According to the 2011 census, the taluk of Thovala had a population of 121,049 with 60,091 males and 60,958 females. There were 1014 women for every 1000 men. The taluk had a literacy rate of 82.45. Child population in the age group below 6 was 5,379 Males and 5,032 Females.[1]

Thidal (திடல்)[edit]

Thidal (Theradu / Kezhathidal / Kezhatheradu) is one of the smallest villages in Thovali Taluk of Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu. The nearest village is Rethinapuram. The village is covered by mountains in its all the four sides. Kadukarai is located to its west.


Thovalai village is famous for flower garden and flower market. Flowers are exported to adjacent cities and Kerala state from here. Also it is a shooting spot for Tamil movies. Aralvaimozhy is famous for the wind electric production. It is the south Asia's biggest site for wind energy. Main language spoken is Tamil. Most of the area covered by mountains and the south tip of the western ghats ends here. List of villages are below

  1. (Ananthapuram)
  2. Aralvoimozhy
  3. Arumanalloor
  4. Ashamboo
  5. Azhakiapandiapuram
  6. Beemanagari-Vp
  7. Buthapandi
  8. Erachakulam-Vp
  9. Esanthimangalam-Vp
  10. Gnalam-Vp
  11. Kadukkarai-Vp
  12. Kattupudur-Vp
  13. Mahendragiri
  14. Mathavalayam
  15. Poigaimalai
  16. Sahaya Nagar
  17. Senbagaramanpudur
  18. Thadaga Malai
  19. Thadikkarankonam-Vp
  20. Thazhakudi
  21. Thekkumalai (East)
  22. Thekkumalai (West)
  23. Thellanthi -Vp
  24. Therisanamcoppu-Vp
  25. Thidal (Ananthapuram)
  26. Thidal (Ananthapuram, Hariharaputrar Estate)
  27. Thidal (Ananthapuram, Sengamal Estate)
  28. Thiruppathisaram-Vp
  29. Thovalai
  30. Veerapuli


  1. ^ "Provisional Population Totals - Tamil Nadu-Census 2011" (PDF). Census Tamil Nadu. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 June 2013. Retrieved 4 July 2013.