Virudhunagar at a Glance
Air :  Nearest Airports - Madurai Airport 45 km from Virudhunagar, Thoothukudi Airport, 84 km from Virudhunagar.

Rail :  Virudhunagar Railway Station has a significant position in the rail network of Southern Railways. Places such as Chennai, Tuticorin, Guruvayoor, Tirunelvei and Kanyakumari are directly linked to Virudhunagar.

Bus : 3 National Highways pass through the district. NH 208 - Thenkasi, Rajapalayam, Sriviliputur, Tirumangalam-50 kms. NH 45B - Trichy, Viralimalai, Thuvarankuruchi, Madurai, Aruppukkottai, Tuticorin-32.6 km. NH 7 - Madurai to Kanyakumari-50.40 km.

Area : 4,288
Population : 17,51,301 (Census 2001)
Rainfall : 8253 mm (Annual)
Climate : Max : 37°C Min : 20°C
STD Code : 04562
512 Km from Chennai


virudhunagar glance

The District headquarters is Virudhunagar town. It is divided into 8 taluks, namely Aruppukkottai, Kariapatti, Rajapalayam, Sattur, Sivakasi, Srivilliputur, Tiruchuli and Virudhunagar.

The great saint Ramana Maharshi was born in Tiruchuli, a place near Virudhunagar.Apart from business, Virudhunagar is famous for its hotels & food delicacy, especially “Parotta/Parota/Purota/Paratha” There are many Hotels which serve delicious food. “Burma Kadai” is one of the best hotels. Lunch and the evening Parotta are very famous in hotels of Virudhunagar. You must see the way how “Virudhunagar Parotta” is prepared. It is quite different and it tastes the best. Nowadays health conscious people are avoiding frequent visit to these shops to prevent heart related ailments attacking young people.“Mariamman Kovil”, Veghilugandha amman kovil are famous temples in Virudhunagar.

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