Thingalnagar

Thingalnagar is a town panchayat located in Kanniyakumari district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Thingalnagar

Monday Market
Nickname(s): 
Thingal Santhai
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictKanniyakumari
Population
 (2001)
 • Total12,554
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

The origin of the name "Thingalnagar" ("Monday Market" in English) is that every Monday, the market gathers with people from several nearby villages, wholesalers, and farmers for trading. Markets can be found in Thingalnagar selling fresh marine fish, vegetables, and pets.

DemographicsEdit

As of the 2001 Census of India,[1] Thingalnagar has a population of 12,554. Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%. Thingalnagar has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 76%. In Thingalnagar, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

EducationEdit

  • Nursing College, Neyyoor
  • CSI Medical College, Neyyoor
  • Government Higher Secondary School, Eraniel
  • Government Girls High School, Eraniel
  • L.M.S. Girls Higher Secondary School

TemplesEdit

  • Radhakrishnan Temple
  • Placcode mutharamman temple

ChurchesEdit

  • Suvartha House of Worship, West Channel St., Neyyoor
  • Church of South India, Neyyoor
  • Full Gospel Church of God, Neyyoor
  • The Pentecostal Mission, Neyyoor

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.

Coordinates: 8°11′47″N 77°17′59″E / 8.19639°N 77.29972°E / 8.19639; 77.29972