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AREA PROFILE Country | India | State | Tamilnadu | District | Tirnelveli | Subdistict(s) | Tirunelveli,Palayam kottai,Sankaran kovil, Ambasamudram, Nanguneri, Kadayanallur, Radhapuram, Tenkasi, Shenkottai, Alangulam, Veerakeralmpudur, Sivagiri. | District formed on | September 01,1790 | Headquarters | Tirunelveli | Largest city | Tirunelveli | Legislature(seats) | elected(11) | Sex ratio | Male - 49% / Female - 51% | Governement:Body | Tirunelveli city Municipal corporation | Collector | Thiru C. Samayamoorthy IAS | Sub Collector | Tmt Bhajibhakare Rohini Ramdas IAS | Mayor | Vijila Sathyanand | Area | | City | 108.65 km2 ( sq mi) | Elevation | 47 m ( ft) | Population (2011) | | City | 4,78,838 |…show more content…
There are 19 Panchayat Unions (Blocks) in this district. 1. Palayamkottai 2. Manur 3. Melaneelithanallur 4. Sankarankovil 5. Kuruvikulam 6. Cheranmahadevi 7. Ambasamudram 8. Pappakudi 9. Kadayam 10. Kalakadu 11. Nanguneri 12. Vallioor 13. Radhapuram 14. Alangulam 15. Keelapavoor 16. Tenkasi 17. Shencottai 18. Kadayanallur 19. Vasudevanallur Taluk Administration: Tahsildars are in charge of Revenue administration at taluk level. He is assisted by Head Quarters Deputy Tahsildar, Taluk Supply Officer and Zonal Deputy Tahsildars. Each taluk is divided into a number of firkas which comprises a number of Revenue villages. Revenue Inspector at firka level and Village Administrative Officer at Village level assist the Tahsildar. List of Firkas / Villages in each Taluk is as follows S.No. | Name of Taluk | No.of Firkas | No.of Revenue Villages | 1 | Tirunelveli | 6 | 81 | 2 | Palayamcottai | 4 | 58 | 3 | Sankarankoil | 9 | 87 | 4 | Ambasamudram | 8 | 90 | 5 | Nanguneri | 6 | 70 | 6 | Radhapuram | 7 | 41 | 7 | Tenkasi | 4 | 36 | 8 | Shencottai | 3 | 18 | 9 | Sivagiri | 4 | 25 | 10 | Alangulam | 5 | 30 | 11 | Veerakeralampudur | 4 | 23 | | Total | 60 | 559 | Tirunelveli District Population 2011:
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