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Tamil Nadu is known especially for its blue beaches and sunny skies. Some of south India's spectacular beaches More...

7DX Theatre

The 7DX Theatre located near Mahabalipuram bus stand screens India's first and only historical 7DX movie, Pallava Dynasty - A time travel.. More...

VGP Snow Kingdom

Hot. Humid. Summer, 12 months of the year! These are some of the words you may associate with Chennai. But VGP Snow Kingdom, a snow leisure family entertainment centre.. More...



Virudunagar is the District Head Quarters of Virudunagar District. It is 48 Kms from Madurai and 26 Kms from Sattur and 24 Kms from Sivakasi. The legend says : One warrior who had been collecting flags after conquering many like him was challenged by a local, in the end the local won against the warrior. Since then the area was referred to as 'Virudhugal Vetti'. Virudhugal means banners of victory. The railway station earlier called as Virudhugal Vetti, was renamed as Virudhupatti by the British in 1875. On 6th April 1923 the Council renamed it as Virudhunagar. This district, is principally an important trade centre where Cotton, Cotton Goods, Dried Chilies, Groundnut oil, Coriander Seeds, Pepper, Jaggery and Grains  are despatched to different parts of the State. This is the birth place of K.Kamarajar, former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and eminent leader in the Indian National Congress. Virudhunagar District has a population of 19,42,288 [2011 census] and Virudhunagar Town’s population is 72,296 (2011 census).

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4243 Sq.Km.


District : 19,42,288 [2011 CENSUS]
  Town : 72,296 (2011 Census)


100 mts above sea level


36 Max: 20 Min


81 Cms.Average

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Spoken Telugu,English


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Tamil Nadu History

The history of Tamizhagam goes back about 5000 years... More...


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Isha Yoga Center

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Private Hotels

List of Private hotels in Kancheepuram. More...
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