(Last Updated on : 03-02-2017)
Districts of South Tamil Nadu
consists of the districts like Dindigul district
, Kanyakumari district
, Madurai district
, Ramanathapuram District
, Sivaganga District, Theni District
, Thoothukudi District
and Virudhunagar District
Dindigul district is an administrative region in the south of Tamil Nadu. The district was carved out of Madurai District in 1985. It has an area of 6266.64 square kilometers and comprises three Revenue Divisions, nine Taluks, and 14 Panchayat Unions. Dindigul district is bounded by Tirupur, Karur, and Trichy districts in the north, the Sivaganga and Tiruchi districts in the east, the Madurai district in the south, and the Theni and Coimbatore districts and the state of Kerala in the west.
Kanyakumari district is the southernmost district in Tamil Nadu. It is the second largest district in the state in terms of population density and the second most urbanized, next only to Chennai district. The district stands first in terms of literacy rate in the state. The district headquarters is Nagercoil.
Madurai district is second largest in population of the 32 districts of the state of Tamil Nadu, in southeastern India. The city of Madurai
serves as the district headquarters. It houses the world-famous Sri Meenakshi Sundareshwarar temple and is situated on the banks of the Vaigai River
. Thiruparankundram is one of the major tourist places in the district. It is an important hub for various film shootings.
Ramanathapuram District is an administrative district of Tamil Nadu. The city of Ramanathapuram is the district headquarters. Ramanthapuram District has an area of 4123 sq. km. It is bounded on the north by Sivaganga District, on the northeast by Pudukkottai District, on the east by the Palk Strait, on the south by the Gulf of Mannar, on the west by Thoothukudi District, and on the northwest by Virudhunagar District. The district contains the Pamban Bridge
, an east-west chain of low islands and shallow reefs that extend between India and the island nation of Sri Lanka, and separate the Palk Strait from the Gulf of Mannar.
Sivaganga District is an administrative district of Tamil Nadu. It is bounded by Pudukkottai district on the Northeast, Tiruchirapalli district on the North, Ramanathapuram district on South East, Virudhunagar district on South West and Madurai District on the West.
Theni District is a district of Tamil Nadu. The city of Theni is the district headquarters. The hilly areas are constituted by parts of the three taluks Periyakulam, Uthamapalayam and Andipatti with thick vegetation and perennial streams from the hills on the western side and Cumbum valley which lies in Uthamapalayam taluk.
Thoothukudi District is a district in Tamil Nadu state. The district was formed by dividing Tirunelveli district in 1986 and Thoothukudi is the district headquarters. The district is known for pearl cultivation, with an abundance of pearls being found in the seas offshore.
Tirunelveli District is a district of Tamil Nadu. The city of Tirunelveli is the district headquarters. Tirunelveli District was formed on 1st September 1790 by the British East India Company, and comprised the present Tirunelveli and Thoothukudi districts and parts of Virudhunagar District and Ramanathapuram district. It is the second-largest district, after Villupuram district.
Virudhunagar District is an administrative district of Tamil Nadu. Virudhunagar is the district headquarters. Virudhunagar district was formed by the separation of Old Ramanathapuram District on 1987 into Ramanathapuram District, Sivagangai District and the west part as Virudhunagar District.