Aralvaimozhi

Aralvaimozhi

Aralvaimozhi is a panchayat town situated at Thovala Taluk, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu. Prominent places of this town are CSI Church, Muthuraman Temple, Meenakshi Temple, Muppandhal Devi Temple, Avvaiyar Temple and AG Church. Jayamatha Engineering College is the prominent educational institution of this town. Muppandal Wind Farm had been established here.

Location

Aralvaimozhi is located at 8.250799, 77.531011 or 8°15'02.9"N 77°31'51.6"E. Nagercoil is about 19 km South West of Aralvaimozhi when taking the NH47B/NH944. Kanyakumari is about 26 Km to the South of Aralvaimozhi when taking the Thoothukudi-Tiruchendur-Kanyakumari Road and NH7. Marthandam is situated on the North West of this place and is about 43 km when taking the Salem-Kochi-Kanyakumari Highway and NH47B/NH944. Chenbagaramanputhoor, Madhavalayam, Kumarapuram, Ambalavanapuram, Avaraikulam, Kavalkinaru and Vadakankulam are the towns/villages near here.

Demographics

As per the 2011 census population of Aralvaimozhi was about 22,846. Out of which Male and female population were 11,373 and 11,473 respectively. 2294 Children were aged below 6 years which was about 10.04%. Majority of the people living here are Hindus (71.24%). Female Sex Ratio here is 1009 Females for 1000 males. Average literacy rate of the state is 80.09% and this place is 89.26%. Male and Female literacy rate stands at 92.34% and 86.20% respectively. This panchayat town constitutes about 6,206houses. People in this panchayat town are doing business, service, labour and cultivators. About 89.01% of the people are employed in main work and the remaining are in Marginal work. The present population of Aralvaimozhi is about 28,000.

Transportation

Aralvaimozhi has its own railway station and is called as Aralvaimozhi Railway Station. Trivandrum International Airport is the nearest International Airport to Aralvaimozhi which is about 56 km via Salem – Kochi – Kanyakumari Highway and 96 km via SH 45.