Aloor

Aloor

Aloor also spelt as Alur is located about 26.3 km to the North West of Kanyakumari and about 6.5 km to the West of Nagarcoil is a panchayat town which is a part of Kanyakumari District. Government Higher Secondary School is a prominent school located at Aloor. The present population of Aloor is about about 20,000 of which a Majority follow Hinduism and Islam. Tamil is the most spoken language by the people living here.

Landmarks

The prominent Landmarks in Aloor are Kannimariamman Temple, Bala Krishnan Kovil, Pillayar Kovil, Mohideen Jumma Masjid, Badreengal Darga and Kadai Theru Dargah.

Transportation

The Major roads passing near Aloor are Aloor-Paraseri Road and Aloor-Chunkankarai which connect it to the rest of Tamil Nadu. Aloor has its own railway station located at the North East of Aloor. The nearest International airport is at Trivandrum which is located about 69 km from here via the Salem - Kochi- Kanyakumari Highway and about 72 km via SH71.

Geography

Aloor is located at 8.192106, 77.365250 or 8°11'31.6"N 77°21'54.9"E. Aloor is located 6.5 km to the West of Nagercoil. Kanyakumari is located about 27 km to the South East of Aloor.