About District

Virudhunagar district came into existence by the bifurcation of Ramanathapuram district vide State Government Notification, G.O. Ms. 347 dated 8.3.1985. It is bounded on north by Madurai and Sivagangai district, south by Tirunelveli and Tuticorin district, east by Ramanathapuram district, west by Kerala state and northwest by Theni district. The administrative headquarters of Virudhunagar district is located at Virudhunagar town. Virudhunagar district consists of three Revenue divisions, ten taluks, 39 Firkas and 600 Revenue Villages.

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District At a Glance


District: Virudhunagar
HeadQuarters: Virudhunagar
State: TamilNadu


Total: 4241.0 Sq.Kms
Rural: 3794.3 Sq.Kms
Urban: 446.7 Sq.Kms


Total: 19,43,309
Female: 9,75,872
Male: 9,67,437

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