Arumanai

Arumanai

Arumanai is an urban town situated at Kalkulam Taluk, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu. Prominent places of this town are Bhagavathy Amman Temple, Dharma Sastha Kavu Temple, CSI Church, Kumpacode Sree Krishna Swamy Temple and RC Church.

Location

Arumanai is located at 8.368511, 77.239552 or 8°22'06.6"N 77°14'22.4"E. Nagercoil is about 31 km South East of Arumanai when taking the Salem-Kochi-Kanyakumari Highway. Kanyakumari is about 53.4 Km to the South East of Arumanai when taking the Salem-Kochi-Kanyakumari Highway. Marthandam is situated on the South West of this place and is about 10 km when taking the North Street and Melpuram-Arumanai Road and 10.6 km when taking the SH 3. Kokkanchi, Anducode, Malaicode, Manjalumoodu, Tiruparapu and Thiruvarambu are the towns/villages near here.

Demographics

As per the 2011 census population of Arumanai was about 16283. Out of which Male and female population were 8021 and 8262 respectively. Female Sex Ratio here is 1030 Females for 1000 males. Average literacy rate of the state is 80.09% and this place is 81.98%. Male and Female literacy rate stands at 83.32% and 80.67% respectively. This urban town constitutes about 4236 houses. People in this urban town are doing business, service, labour and cultivators. About 79.41% of the people are employed in main work and the remaining are in Marginal work. The present population of Arumanai is about 25000.

Transportation

Arumanai has its own Railway Station and is called as Arumanai Junction. Trivandrum International Airport is the nearest International Airport to Arumanai which is about 51.3 km via Salem – Kochi – Kanyakumari Highway and 58.4 km via Chempoor Road.