Kanyakumari District is one of the district in the State of Tamilnadu in India. Kanyakumari district came in to exixtence in the year 1956 as a result of re-organisation of states on the basis of vernacular and added in the map of Tamil nadu. This district has a pleasant climate and has the advantage of both the South-West as well as North-East monsoons.The city has many a charming spot, best being the Cape-comerin, the place of meeting of Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean and Arabian sea. The meeting point of the ocean is the where "Continent ends in a swan-song of broken rocks and mingling oceans". It was a faith that Kanyakumari district has been named after the Goddess Kanyakumari Amman, who is a well known diety of this district and over throughout the country. The legend is that the Goddess Parvathi is one of her incarnation as 'Devi Kanya' did penance on one of the rocks of this land's end to obtain the hand of Lord Siva.
Revenue Divisions : 1. Nagarkoil 2. Padmanabhapuram.
Taluks : 1. Agasteeswaram 2. Kalkulam 3. Thovalai 4. Vilavancode.
Corporations and Municipalities : 1. Nagarkoil 2. Padmanabhapuram 3. Kolachal 4. Kuzhithurai.
This district has the 56 Town panchayats, 81 Revenue villages, 99 Panchayat villages.
Kanyakumari district occupied area of 1,684 km2 and this district has the population of 1,863,174 in 2011 census. The male and female were 926,345 and 944,029 respectively. The sex ratio is 1010 females for 1000 males.
Kanyakumari district borded North and East side by Tirunelveli district, West and Northwest side by Kerala State, South side by Indian ocean.
Kanyakumari district famous tourist Places are Mahatma Gandhi Memorial, Thiruvalluvar Statue, Kamaraj Manimandapam, Vivekananda Rock Memorial, View Tower and Telescope House, Government Museum, Suchindrum, Kanyakumari Bhahavathiamman Temple, Udayagiri Fort, St. Xavier Church, Padmanabhapuram Palace, Arokiyanathar Alayam, Colachel Port, Kanyakumari Temple, Kanyakumari Wildlife Sanctuary, Mukkadal Dam, Navarathri Mandapam, Thiruparappu Falls, Vattakottai Fort, Pechiparai Dam.
Kanyakumari Bus Stand near by NH7, Puthugramam and Railway Station near by Kanyakumari Railway Station, Kanyakumari.
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