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Sivagangai is an administrative district of Tamilnadu. Located 45 kms south east of Madurai and 17 kms from Manamadurai. It is surrounded by Pudukottai on North East, Tiruchirapalli on the North,Ramanathapuram on South East, Virudunagar on the South West and Madurai on the West. This district has a population of  13,39,101 [2011 census]. The taluk has a population of 2,90,799 [census 2011].

Earlier Sivagangai was a part of Ramanathapuram Sethupathy Kingdom. Sasivarna and Kattaya Thevar, the brother of Sundareswara, aligned with the Rajah of Tanjore, with his help conquered Bavani in 1730. Kattaya Thevar divided the kingdom into five provinces and gave two to Sasivarna Periya Oodaya Thevar, who became the first king of Sivaganga. After him, his widow Nachiyar ruled Sivagangai till 1790. Then it came under the British Company’s rule. Sree Viswanatha and Sree Subramaniya temples are located here.

General Information

Area 4189 Sq.Kms
Population   District :  13,39,101 [census 2011]
Taluk     :  2,90,799  [census 2011]
Climate/summer Max.38 C
Winter Max.30 C
Rainfall 50 cms.average
Season Throught the year
Clothing Topical
Languages Spoken Tamil, English
STD CODE O4575
PIN CODE 630 561

Accommodation
Name of Hotel Phone No
B.L.S.Lodge 240488
Sri Shanmugha Bhavan 240452
Sri Subam deluxe 240492

Other Information

Vegetarian Restaurant Ariya Bhavan, Shanmugha Bhavan and Aranmanaivasal
Non-vegetarian Restaurant available
Khadi Kraft Gandhi road.
Shopping available
Cinema Available
Library District Local Library, Gokulay hall road
Internet/Video available
Photogoods Devan Studio, Babu Studio, Arun Studio

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