(Last Updated on : 31-07-2010)
Numerous towns and cities have flourished in the heartland of Indian subcontinent. In the state of Tamil Nadu also one finds no dearth of cities and towns as well. Nanguneri remains stand apart. It is the name of a residential locality and has its location in the district of Tirunelveli of the same state of India.
To identify Nanguneri it is essential to know its exact strategic location. Thus it is situated approximately at 8.48° N 77.67° E. It also rises to a height of 141 meters or 462 feet above the mean sea level.
Knowledge of a place becomes impartial without having enough information about its demographical scenario. Keeping pace with this trend a multitude of demographers also have conducted several surveys and research works and thus prepared reports accordingly. In this matter it would be unwise if one does not refer to a census report of a particular year. Being published in the year 2001 this acts as vital document that throws light on certain demographical aspects of Nanguneri. As per this report the total population of Nanguneri has been enumerated to be 6764. One can also decipher the individual status of males, females and also that of children if one thoroughly read this report. Interestingly, in Nanguneri females are more in number than their male counterparts. To be specific, male populace constitutes 49 % of the population, while the population of females is as high as 51 %. In Nanguneri, 10 % of the total population is below six years of age
Literacy rate of Nanguneri too acts a vita data. What is also to be rightly mentioned that Nangauri town's average literacy constitutes 76 %, which is higher than that of the whole nation. Thus the Indian average literacy rate has been counted to be 59.5 percent. On individual basis also both male and female literacy rates are quite high. To be specific male literacy rate constitutes 83 %. Female literacy rate is also no less insignificant constituting 70 %.
Tourists get enhanced by several temples developed in Nanguneri and it's near by region. Mutharamman, Suadali Madan , Ayyanar temples are significant.