(Last Updated on : 10/05/2014)
Manimutharu is located in Tirunelveli district
in the Indian state
of Tamil Nadu
. It is a panchayat town surrounded by many villages like Aladiyoor, Ayan Singampatti, Ermalpuram, Jamin Singampatti, Vempaiyapuram, Kudhira Kombu, Chettimedu, Cash Keeper Thoppu, Korayarkulam, Adivaram, Thirupathiyapuram, Manimutharu and others.
Demography of Manimutharu
According to the Indian census report of 2001 Manimutharu had a population of 12,290. The males constitute 49% and females constitute 51% of the population. It has an average literacy rate of 74%. It is higher than the national average of 59.5%. The male literacy rate is 80%, and female literacy rate is 68%. 11% of the population is under 6 years of age in Manimutharu.
Tourist Places in Manimutharu
The enthralling Manjolai Hills here is located at an elevation ranging between 1000 to 1500 metres. It is positioned within the Western Ghats Mountain Range
and the Kalakad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve
is situated close to it. Manjolai Hills is perched on the top of the Manimuthar Water Falls and the Manimuthar Dam. The tea plantation here sprawls across acres of land here. Several small settlements have developed around the hills. These tea plantations as well as the Manjolai Estates are managed by the Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation Ltd. The Manjolai area comprises of 3 Tea Estates, the Manimutharu Estate, Manjolai Estate and Oothu Estate.
Educational Institutions of Manimutharu
There are many schools established in Manimutharu to provide education to the children residing here. Some of the schools here are Saraswathi Isac Primary School, Primary Schools, Government Middle School, Rich Matriculation Higher Secondary School and others.
Manimutharu is well connected with all modes of transport. Tourists can avail busses plying from different places for the town.
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