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Arockiapuram

Arockiapuram is a coastal hamlet situated at Agasteeswaram Taluk, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu. Prominent places of this hamlet are Our Lady of Good Health.

Location

Arockiapuram is located at 8.118174, 77.555553 or 8°07'05.4"N 77°33'20.0"E. Kanyakumari is about 6 km to the South of Arockiapuram when taking the Varanasi-Kanyakumari Road and 6.4 km when taking the NH 7. Nagercoil is about 20.5 Km to the North West of Arockiapuram when taking the Salem-Kochi-Kanyakumari Highway. Marthandam is situated on the North West of this place and is about 47 km when taking the Salem-Kochi-Kanyakumari Highway and 57.6 km when taking the SH 179. Leepuram, Nari Kulam, Ammanakkan Villai, Vattakkottai, Paalkulam, Panchalingapuram, Perumalpuram, Kanyakumari and Kovalam are the towns/villages near here.

Transportation

Kanyakumari Railway Station and Suchindram Railway Station are the nearest railway stations. Kanyakumari Railway Station is about 5.5 km via NH 7 and 6.5 km via Mahadanapuram-Panchalingapuram Road and NH 7. Suchindram Railway Station is about 14.3 km via Salem-Kochi-Kanyakumari Highway. Trivandrum International Airport is the nearest International Airport to Arockiapuram which is about 91 km via Salem – Kochi – Kanyakumari Highway and 97 km via Kovalam Bypass Road and Salem-Kochi-Kanyakumari Highway.