|Municipal Corporations||Thiruvarur, Mannargudi, Tiruthuraipoondi, Koothanallur|
|Talukas||Kudavasal, Mannargudi, Nannilam, Needamangalam, Thiruthuraipoondi, Thiruvarur, Valangaiman, Koothanallur.|
|• Collector||Charusri I.A.S|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Vehicle registration||TN-50(6 Taluks),TN-68(Valangaiman Taluk)|
Thiruvarur district is one of the 38 districts in the Tamil Nadu state of India. As of 2011, the district had a population of 1,264,277 with a sex-ratio of 1,017 females for every 1,000 males.
The district occupies an area of 2,161 km². The district is bounded by Nagapattinam district on the east, Mayiladuthurai district on the north, Thanjavur District on the west, Palk Strait on the south and a small border on the northeast with the Karaikal district of the union territory Puducherry.[ citation needed ]
According to 2011 census, Thiruvarur district had a population of 1,264,277 with a sex-ratio of 1,017 females for every 1,000 males, much above the national average of 929. 20.39% of the population lived in urban areas.A total of 121,973 were under the age of six, constituting 62,280 males and 59,693 females. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes accounted for 34.08% and 0.24% of the population respectively. The average literacy of the district was 74.86%, compared to the national average of 72.99%. The district had a total of 327,219 households. There were a total of 540,168 workers, comprising 60,508 cultivators, 200,126 main agricultural labourers, 7,264 in house hold industries, 144,527 other workers, 127,743 marginal workers, 9,375 marginal cultivators, 95,062 marginal agricultural labourers, 3,176 marginal workers in household industries and 20,130 other marginal workers.
Tamil is the predominant language spoken by 99.40% of the population.
The Thiruvarur district, along with the Nagapattinam district was part of the Thanjavur District before 1991. After that, the present Taluks of Thiruvarur district and Nagapattinam district were separated from the Thanjavur District, and formed the Nagapattinam district. The present Thiruvarur district was formed in 1997 by bifurcating the then Nagapattinam District and joined valangaiman taluk of thanjavur district.Major towns are:
|Tiruvarur||166||Thiruthuraipoondi (SC)||K. Marimuthu||Communist Party of India||SPA|
|167||Mannargudi||Dr. T. R. B. Rajaa||Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam||SPA|
|168||Thiruvarur||K. Poondi Kalaivanan||Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam||SPA|
|169||Nannilam||R. Kamaraj||All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam||NDA|
Thiruvarur district is made up of Eight taluks:
Nagapattinam is a town in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and the administrative headquarters of Nagapattinam district. The town came to prominence during the period of Medieval Cholas and served as their important port for commerce and east-bound naval expeditions. The Chudamani Vihara in Nagapattinam constructed by the Srivijayan king Sri Mara Vijayattungavarman of the Sailendra dynasty with the help of Rajaraja Chola I was an important Buddhist structure in those times. Nagapattinam was settled by the Portuguese and, later, the Dutch under whom it served as the capital of Dutch Coromandel from 1660 to 1781. In November 1781, the town was conquered by the British East India Company. It served as the capital of Tanjore district from 1799 to 1845 under Madras Presidency of the British. It continued to be a part of Thanjavur district in Independent India. In 1991, it was made the headquarters of the newly created Nagapattinam District. Nagapattinam is administered by a Special grade municipality covering an area of 17.92 km2 (6.92 sq mi) and had a population of 102,905 as of 2011.
Mannargudi is a town in Thiruvarur district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is the headquarters of the Mannargudi taluk. The town is located at a distance of 28 km (17 mi) from the district headquarters Thiruvarur, 36 km from Kumbakonam, 40 km from Thanjavur and 310 km (190 mi) from the state capital Chennai. Mannargudi is known for the Rajagopalaswamy temple, a prominent Vaishnavite shrine.
Thiruvarur also spelt as Tiruvarur is a town and municipality in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is the administrative headquarters of Thiruvarur district and Thiruvarur taluk. The temple chariot of the Thyagaraja temple, weighing 360 tonnes (790,000 lb) and measuring 96 feet (29 m) tall is the largest temple chariot in India. Thiruvarur is the birthplace of Tyagaraja, Muthuswami Dikshitar and Syama Sastri, popularly known as the Trinity of Carnatic music of the 18th century CE. Thiruvarur Thiyagarajaa Swaamy temple is older than Tanjore big temple.
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Needamangalam (Nidamangalam) formerly Yamunambalpuram, is a town panchayat in Thiruvarur district in the Cauvery Delta of Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Needamangalam was originally part of the composite Tanjore Dist during British Raj until 1997 AD. In the 18th and 19th century, it was also called Yamunambalpuram. Needamangalam is the headquarters of the Needamangalam Taluk. The town is located 20 km east of Thanjavur, 80 km east of Tiruchirappalli and 318 km south of Chennai. Needamangalam is a junction for two busy highways, (i) National Highway 67 is a National Highway in Southern Indian states of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka that runs from Nagapattinam, a sea-side town in Tamil Nadu to Gundlupet, Karnataka (ii) State Highway SH-66 connecting Kumbakonam with Adirampattinam via Mannargudi in Cauvery Delta.
Pattukkottai is a major town in Thanjavur district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and also important town in Delta districts and Commercial town of Thanjavur, Thiruvarur and Pudukkottai district Coastal areas. The town came to prominence throughout Southern India after the construction of the fort by Vanaji Pandithar, a feudatory of the Thanjavur Maratha ruler Shahuji I in 1686–87. The recorded history of Pattukkottai is known from the 17th century and has been ruled, at different times, by the Thanjavur Marathas and the British. It is the headquarters of the Pattukkottai taluk of Thanjavur district and is one of the two municipalities in the district.
Thiruthuraipoondi is a municipality in Tiruvarur district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Thiruthuraipoondi is an agricultural town located south of Thiruvarur district. The town is located at a distance of 28 km from the district headquarters Thiruvarur.
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The Pamaniyar or Pamani River is a non-perennial river in the Tiruvarur district of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The river is part of the Kaveri delta, and is in the southern part of that system. The Pamaniyar originates as a distributary of the Vennaaru River, which it branches off from at a dam northwest of Needamangalam in Needamangalam taluk. It flows south from this point into Mannargudi taluk, passing to the east of Mannargudi and Asesham. It continues to flow south, where its course is parallel to State Highway 202 for some distance. After it is joined on its right bank by the Kannanar River, its largest tributary, it flows southeast into Thiruthiraipoondi taluk. It then passes to the west of Muthupet before emptying into Muthupet Lagoon.
Erukattur (எருக்காட்டூர்) is a village in the Koothanallur taluk of Tiruvarur district in Tamil Nadu, India. The village is located 10.2 km southwest of Thiruvarur and 10.5 km southeast of Koradacheri. Very recently the taluk was changed from Kudavasal to Koothanallur.
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