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native_name = Suchindram | type = city | latd = 8.155 | longd = 77.465
locator_position = right | state_name = Tamil Nadu
district = Kanniyakumari
altitude = 19
population_as_of = 2001
population_total = 11,953| population_density =
area_magnitude= sq. km
Suchindram is a
panchayat townin Kanniyakumari districtin the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is an important pilgrim centre and the site of the famous Sthanumalayan Temple.
Suchindram is located at coord|8.15|N|77.48|E| [ [http://www.fallingrain.com/world/IN/25/Suchindram.html Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Suchindram] ] . It has an average elevation of 19
metres (62 feet).
Suchindrum is a temple town situated in the southern most district of
Kanyakumariin Tamilnadu State,India.Its 11 km from kanyakumari city and 7 km from Nagarcoiltown 70 km from adjacent Tirunelvelidistrict and approx 85 km from Trivandrumcity.The town of Suchindrum is renowned for the Sthanumalayan Temple(pronounced Sthanumalayan) and was an important citadelof Travancore province.
The town along with Kanyakumari was part of the Travancore province under the Travancore Maharaja.It became part of Tamil Nadu in 1956. The place is not far from
Kolachelwhere the historic naval battle between the Dutch and the Travancore province was fought.
As of 2001India census[GR|India] , Suchindram had a population of 11,953. Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%. Suchindram has an average literacy rate of 86%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 89%, and female literacy is 84%. In Suchindram, 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.
This temple is one of the must to be visited if you are touring south India.
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