Geography of Nallathur
Nallathur is surrounded by several other villages like Chellancheri at a distance of 3.4 km, Karanapattu almost 3.4 km away, Karaimedu almost 5.7 km and Ulleripattu almost 5.3 km. There are few nearby towns like Annagramam at a distance of 13.6 kms, Panruti located at a distance of 20.1 kms, Cuddalore at a distance of 14.3 kms and Kurinjipadi situated at a distance of 36.5 kms. The village here experiences a moderate temperature. The maximum temperature goes up to 38°C and the minimum temperature goes down to 21°C. The northeast monsoon during the winter and the southwest monsoon during the summer provide rainfall to the village. Nallathur receives an average rainfall of about 1070 mm.
Nallathur has few pilgrimage centres, such as, Sri SwarnaPureeswarar Temple which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Another important temple is the Thuraimangalam Siva Prakasar Jeeva Samadhi temple.
Economy of Nallathur
The main source of income for the residents of Nallathur is agriculture. Sugarcane is chiefly cultivated here.
Educational Institutions in Nallathur
Nallathur has established several schools and colleges to improve the educational system of the village. Some of the important schools here are St. Joseph's higher secondary school, St. Josephs mat. hss koothapakkam and AKT Academy Matriculation Higher Secondary School. Few important colleges are Sri Jayaram Engineering College, Sri Thangam Periyasamy Arts and Science College and Alagappa Chettiar College of Engineering and Technology.
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(Last Updated on : 27-11-2012)
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