Marthandam Tourism

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Marthandam is a major trade centre in Kuzhithurai municipality across National Highway (NH 47) in the Kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu, India. Also known to some by the name Thoduvetty (another name for the Marthandam market region), it was a portion of Kanyakumari district which was added to the state of Tamil Nadu on November 1, 1956. It is the second largest town next to nagercoil in that district. Martandam may have gotten its name from the ruler of Travancore, MarthandamaVarma. Martandam is famous for honey, cashew nut processing, rubber and hand-embroidered motifs. The area is full of greenery, and there is a river adjoining. It is also a major trade center due to its location bordering Kerala. It is one of the most fertile lands of Tamil Nadu and has the climatic conditions of Kerala. [1]


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Facts and Stats for Marthandam*

  • Pollution Statistics in Marthandam

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

    • Air Pollution 54.08 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 56.4 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 46.51 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 62.5 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 43.6 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 84.15 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 51.63 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 49.4 (Moderate)
  • Marthandam: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 32.81 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 29.84 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25.78 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 28.91 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 27.34 (Low)
    • Attacks 22.66 (Low)
    • Drug offense 33.59 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.59 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 54.03 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 24.19 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 14.52 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 34.38 (Low)
  • Living in Marthandam - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Marthandam is 132.21 (High)

    • Safety Index 67.8 (High)
    • Climate Index 65.29 (High)
    • Pollution Index 63.75 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 50.1 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 20.56 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 73.86 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 13.02 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 74.07 (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 Marthandam

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 1.99 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 19.04 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 42.11 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 28.94 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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