Thirunelveli District is a one of the district in Tamilnadu in India. This district headquarters is at Thirunelveli down. Thirunelveli also called as Nellai, one of the major towns in Tamilnadu. Thirunelveli city is located on the west side of the Thamirabarani River. The main temple in Tirunelvei town is dedicated to Lord Shiva, worshipped as Nellaiappar It is situated in the middle of the town and occupies an area of about 850 feet X 750 feet.
There is a large manadapam with thousand pillars where the marriage ceremony of the Lord to his consort Kanthimathi takes place during the festival of Thirukkalyanam. There are two more mandapams known as Vasantha mandapam and Mani mandapam. The pillars in the Mani mandapam numbering 48 give musical notes when tapped gently. It is in this temple the famous Thamirasabha exist, one of the sacred five sabhas where Lord Shiva is believed to have danced as Nataraja.
Revenue Divisions : 1. Cheranmahadevi 2. Tenkasi 3. Tirunelveli.
Taluks : 1. Alangulam 2. Ambasamuthiram 3. Nanguneri 4. Palayamkottai 5. Radhapuram 6. Sankarankovil 7. Shenkottai 8. Sivagiri 9. Thenkasi 10. Tirunelveli 11. Veerakeralamputhur.
Corporations and Municipalities : 1. Ambasamuthiram 2. Kadayanallur 3. Puliyankudi 4. Sankarankovil 5. Shenkottai 6. Thenkasi 7. Vikkramasingapuram.
This district has the 36 Town panchayats, 628 Revenue villages, 425 Panchayat villages.
Thirunelveli district occupied area of 6,823 km² and this district has the population of 3,072,880 in 2011 census. The male and female were 1,520,912 and 1,556,321 respectively. The sex ratio is 1024 females for 1000 males.
Thirunelveli district borded north side by Viruthunagar district, south side by Kanyakumari district, west side by Western Ghats, east side by Thoothukudi district.
Thirunelveli district Famous tourist places are Manjolai Hills, Kutrallam, Sankaran Kovil, Papanasam, Museum, Uvari Village, V.O.C. Mani Mandapam, Veerar Pulithevan Memorial, Kalakkaddu Wildlife Sanctuary(Tiger Reserve), Kunthakulam Bird Sanctuary, Mundanthurai Wildlife Sanctuary, Swamy Nellaiappar and Kanthimathi Ambal Temple.
Thirunelveli Bus Stand near by Periyar Bus Stand, Madurai Road, Vanarapettai and Railway Station near by Tiruchy Balabagya Nagar South, Thirunelveli junction.
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