Ramanathapuram District With Talukas in Tamil Nadu State

Ramanathapuram District  With Talukas: Ramanathapuram District is an administrative district of Tamil Nadu state in southern India. The city of Ramanathapuram is the district headquarters. Ramanathapuram District has an area of 4123 km 2. It is bounded on the north by Sivaganga District, on the northeast by Pudukkottai District, on the east by the Palk Strait, on the south by the Gulf of Mannar, on the west by Thoothukudi District, and on the northwest by Virudhunagar District. The district contains the Pamban Bridge, an east-west chain of low islands and shallow reefs that extend between India and the island nation of Sri Lanka and separate the Palk Strait from the Gulf of Mannar. As per the religious census of 2011, Ramanathapuram had 76.39% Hindus, 19.71% Muslims, 3.08% Christians, 0.01% Sikhs, 0.79% following other religions and 0.01% following no religion or did not indicate any religious preference.

Ramanathapuram District

According to 2011 census, Ramanathapuram district had a population of 1,353,445 with a sex-ratio of 983 females for every 1,000 males. The average literacy of the district was 72.33%. Detached exposures of laterite and lateritic soil are seen in the northwestern part of the district. The marine formation comprises coastal plain deposits of sand and clay in varied proportion. Marine calcareous hardpan occurs as low terraces and platforms, with an admixture of quartz, limonite and garnet concentration. With a 34% share, Ramanathapuram is the top chili pepper producer in Tamil Nadu. The town is located on southeast Tamil Nadu and connected by NH 49 to Madurai from Rameswaram. The nearest airport is Madurai Airport, about 125 km. Tourists visit Ramnad to see the Raja Palace, still occupied by the former Sethupaty Raja and his family. Although no longer in power, the family contributes to the community by setting up schools and hospitals in Ramanathapuram.

Talukas in Ramanathapuram District

Kadaladi Kamuthi
Mudukulathur Paramakudi
Ramanathapuram Rameswaram