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Mannargudi is a town in Tiruvarur district in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is the headquarters of the Mannargudi taluk. The town is located at a distance of 20 km (12 mi) from the district headquarters Tiruvarur and 310 km (190 mi) from the state capital Chennai. Mannargudi is known for the Rajagopalaswamy temple, a prominent Vaishnavite shrine. Mannargudi was founded as an agraharam village by the Medieval Cholas during the 11th century. The town was subsequently ruled by various dynasties including the Vijayanagar Empire, Delhi Sultanate, Thanjavur Nayaks, Thanjavur Marathas and the British Empire. Mannargudi was a part of the erstwhile Tanjore district until India's independence in 1947 and Thanjavur district until 1991 and subsequently a part of the newly formed Tiruvarur district. The town is known for agriculture, metal working and weaving. The region around Mannargudi has considerable mineral deposits. Mannargudi is administered by a municipality established in 1866. As of 2011, the municipality covered an area of 11.55 km2 (4.46 sq mi) and had a population of 66,999. Mannargudi comes under the Mannargudi assembly constituency which elects a member to the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly once every five years and it is a part of the Nagappattinam constituency which elects its Member of Parliament (MP) once in five years. Roadways are the major mode of transportation to the town and it also has rail connectivity. The nearest seaport, Nagapattinam Port, is located 52 km (32 mi) from Mannargudi, while the nearest airport, Tiruchirappalli International Airport, is located 97 km (60 mi) from the town.

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Facts and Stats for Mannargudi*

  • Pollution Statistics in Mannargudi

    Know the pollution level of Mannargudi before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 75 (High)
  • Mannargudi: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Mannargudi for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Mannargudi.

    • Burglary and Theft 100 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 100 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 100 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 100 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 100 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 100 (Very High)
    • Attacks 100 (Very High)
    • Drug offense 100 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 100 (Very High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 100 (Very High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 100 (Very High)
  • Living in Mannargudi - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 51.37 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 34.48 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.88 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Mannargudi

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Mannargudi

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.18 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 17.45 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 36.36 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 21.81 USD

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