Air : Madurai is the
nearest airport. 40 km from Sivagangai
Rail : Karaikudi,
Manamadurai is a main Railway Stations in
Road : Due to its close
proximity to Madurai, Sivaganga is easily
accessible to the tourists.
Buses and taxis are easily available from
11,55,355 (Census 2001)
37°C Min : 20°C
|STD Code :
448 Km from Chennai
The Kingdom of Ramnad originally
comprised of the territories of Ramnad,
Sivaganga and Pudukottai of today. Regunatha
Sethupathy alias Kilavan Sethupathy, the 7th
King of Ramnad reigned between 1674 and 1710.
Kilavan Sethupathy, came to know of the bravery
and valour of Peria Oodaya Thevar of Nalukottai,
4 Kilometres from Sholapuram near Sivaganga.
Sivagangai is a town in Tamil Nadu state of
southern India. It is the administrative
headquarters of Sivaganga District.
Karaikudi is the biggest City in Sivaganga
district. Known as the capital of Chettinad,
because of the predominance of the “Nattu Kottai
Chettiars” who have from here have ventured far
and wide to set up their businesses even at the
turn of the 20th century.
The Chettiars were a prosperous banking
community who ventured overseas to do business
in South and Southeast Asia in the 19th and
early 20th centuries.
It is bounded on the north and northeast by
Pudukkottai District, on the southeast and south
by Ramanathapuram District, on the southwest by
Virudhunagar District, and on the west by
Madurai District, and on the Northwest by