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Nagore is a town in the Nagapattinam District, Tamil Nadu, India. It is located approximately 12 km south of Karaikal and 5 km north of Nagapattinam. Tiruvarur, Mayiladuthurai, are nearby towns. It has a population of approximately 45,000. The prime attraction is the renowned Nagore Dargah, a revered place of all faiths. A five centuries old Islamic shrine, Nagore Dargah attracts millions of pilgrims irrespective of caste, creed or religion. Nagapattinam and Nagore were incorporated as a single municipality in 1866 CE.

Montage of Nagore Clockwise from Top to Bottom:Nagore Dargha Shareef, Nagore Beach, Tallest Minaret, Nagore Railway station
Montage of Nagore Clockwise from Top to Bottom:Nagore Dargha Shareef, Nagore Beach, Tallest Minaret, Nagore Railway station
Nagore is located in Tamil Nadu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 10°49′N 79°51′E / 10.82°N 79.85°E / 10.82; 79.85Coordinates: 10°49′N 79°51′E / 10.82°N 79.85°E / 10.82; 79.85
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
undercity Nagapattinam
 • Total8 km2 (3 sq mi)
 • Total97,525 (Nagapattinam & Nagore)
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code04365
Vehicle registrationTN51
Nearest city,Nagapattinam, velankanni,
Lok Sabha constituencyNagapattinam


About NagoreEdit

This is a small town along the shore of the Bay of Bengal. The festival season in Nagore occurs during the month of May, typically, but the festival dates will change, as they are based on the lunar calendar. The popular Kandhuri festival is celebrated with festivities and pomp and show. A few temples exist, too. This shows the peaceful coexistence of Muslims and other faiths.

In Tamil Nadu Nagore Dargah is not only the Islamic Religious Centre but also Common Religious Gathering Point by which many Hundreds of Thousands of devotees attend to get the peerless benevolence. Whereby Hindus, Christians, Muslims," all Triple Gems" of any other religious devotees can attend without any obstacles which "is irrespective of religion, Race, Caste", and far beyond spiritualism, All three World’s Biggest Oceans are destined in one place that is Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu, similarly all three religious devotees gathering at one place in the globe "that" is Nagore Dargah, as all known by geographically and physically. Over the past four centuries the devotees from the whole corners of the world visiting with utmost pious and get the blessings abundantly from the Holiest Saint Nagore Aandavargal, and still they follow up the Islamic Cultural Heritage without any single hesitation as common.

Nearest AirportsEdit

Nearest Railway JunctionsEdit

  • Nagore station in 0 km
  • Nagapattinam junction in 7 km
  • Karaikal station in 12 km
  • Thiruvarur junction in 26 km
  • Mayiladuthurai junction in 54 km
  • Tanjore junction in 96 km
  • Thiruchirapalli junction in 145 km


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Engineering CollegeEdit

  • E.G.S.Pillai Engineering College

Arts and Sceince CollegeEdit

  • E.G.S.Pillai Arts and Science colleges

Polytechnic CollegesEdit

  • A.D.J.Dharmambal Polytechnic College
  • Industrial Training Institute (Govt ITI)
  • Valivalam Desikar Polytechnic College (VDPC)
  • E.G.S.Pillai Polytechnic College


  • Ghouthia Higher Secondary School
  • Ghouthia Primary School
  • Nagore Modern Matriculation Higher Secondary School
  • National Higher Secondary School
  • Kadhiriya Nursery and Primary School
  • Al Isra Nursery and Primary School
  • Hameedia Nursery and Primary School
  • Crescent Matriculation Higher Secondary School (for Girls)


  • IDBI Bank (A Government of India owned bank)
  • City Union Bank
  • Kumbakonam Central Co-operative Bank
  • Indian Overseas Bank
  • Indian Bank
  • Canara bank


  • Nawab Walajah Jami'a Masjid (in Dargah)
  • Mathaar Maricar Masjid (in Dargah)
  • Qadiriya Masjid (in Dargah)
  • Dewaansha Masjid (in Dargah)
  • Yezhu Lebbai Jami'a Masjid
  • Syed Jami'a Masjid
  • Fathima Jami'a Masjid
  • Hiluru Jami'a Masjid (Kattuppalli)
  • Silladi Masjid
  • Masthan Gani Masjid (Kollam palli)
  • Theru Palli Masjid
  • Thozhai Sahib Thaikkal Masjid
  • Masjid Jannah- Sinna Maraikar Thottam
  • Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamaath Masjid malimar street 1
  • Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamaath Masjid therupalli street 2
  • Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamaath Masjid kollam palli street 3
  • JAQH Masjid Siya Maraicayar st branch 1
  • JAQH Masjid// Masjid Ikhlas Bungalaw thottam branch 2
  • Mohideen Jami'a masjid


  • Perumal koil (includes "Vazhaipazha swami")
  • Lord Shiva Temple - Near 'Theradi'
  • Lord Anjaneya Temple - Back side to Perumal temple
  • Mariamman Temple - Near 'Bus stand'
  • Pillayar temple


  • Nagore Mega Group ( Whatsapp Group ) Identity For Nagore Unity is also called NMG

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