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Madurai



 
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Madurai district
Government
 • Type Mayor-Council
 • Body Madurai City Municipal Corporation
 • Mayor
 • Collector
Vacant
Mr.K.Veera Raghava Rao
 • Commissioner of Corporation Dr. Aneesh Sekhar IAS
 • Commissioner of Police Mr. Shailesh Kumar Yadav IPS
Area
 • metropolitan city 147.97 km2 (57.13 sq mi)
 • Area rank 2
Elevation 101 m (331 ft)
Population (2011)
 • metropolitan city 1,462,420
 • Rank 3
 • Density 6,425/km2 (16,640/sq mi)
 • Metro 1,561,129
 • Demonym(s) Maduraite, Maduraikaran
Language
 
 • Official
 • Other
Tamil
English, Sourashtra

Time zone

IST (UTC+5:30)
 
PIN 625 xxx
 
Telephone code 0452
 
Vehicle registration TN-58 (South), TN-59 (North) and TN-64(Central)
 
Shopping Shopping Areas in Madurai city
(Books, Handlooms, Fabrics & Sarees, Departmental Store, Malls, Flowers & Vegetables in Mattuthavani Central Market.

Importance

 


Second Largest City in Tamilnadu
Latitude 9.92°N

Longitude

78.12°E

Altitude

100.58 metres

Literacy Rate

Total: 78.73%
Male: 83.59%
Female: 73.56%

Area

22 km2

Temperature (
°c)

Summer: 26.3° to 41.5°
Winter: 20.9° to 29.6°

Festivals

Madurai Meenakshi temple has festivals in all twelve Tamil months. 
Some of the popular festivals are
Chithirai Festival (April - May )
Avanimool Festival (Sep - Oct )
Navarathri Festival
Float Festival (January- February )

 

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