Velankanni Tourism

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Velankanni (Tamil: வேளாங்கண்ணி Vēḷāṅkaṇṇi), is a panchayat town in Nagapattinam district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It lies on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal, 350 km south of Chennai (Madras) and 12 km south of Nagapattinam. Once a port that traded with Rome and Greece, the tiny commercial center gradually lost its importance to the larger city of Nagapattinam. The canal built to link this town with Vedaranyam still lies to the west. The Vellayar, a minor branch of the Cauvery River, runs south of the town and discharges into the sea. The town was among the worst hit by the tsunami caused by the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake. The town is home to a significant Roman Catholic Latin Rite shrine called the Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health. Velankanni has been chosen as one of the heritage cities for HRIDAY - Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana scheme of Government of India.

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Facts and Stats for Velankanni*

  • Pollution Statistics in Velankanni

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

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 100 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Velankanni - Quality of Life

    • Pollution Index 79.31 (High)
    • 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 Velankanni

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 1.87 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.14 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 38.93 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 28.7 USD

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

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