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Why Madurai
Area 22 Sq. Kms ( 8.56 Sq. Miles)
Population 10.9 lacks (As per 1991 Census)
Altitude 101 meters (330 ft) above sea level
Latitude : 9.58 N
Longitude : 78.10 E (Click Here)
Clothing Tropical
Season Throughout the year
Languages Spoken : Tamil, English, Sourashtra

Madurai is primarily a temple-city.Madurai - is Tamil Nadu's most happening cultural arena. Today, Madurai is the thriving pulse of Tamil Nadu industrial growth .Madurai is situated on the banks of river Vaigai, Madurai is the second largest city of Tamil Nadu, a southern state in India. Madurai is more than 2,500 years old and has a rich cultural heritage and history. Madurai was an important cultural and commercial centre even as early as 550 AD.

How To Reach Madurai

By Air

There are daily flights to Madurai from Chennai, Bangalore, Tiruchi & Coimbatore. Madurai also connected to Mumbai by air.

By Rail

Madurai is an important railway junction of the Southern Railway and is directly connected to Chennai and Tirunelveli

By Road

Madurai is well connected by road with Chennai (472 km), Rameswaram (167km), Tiruchirappalli(142km), Bangalore (432km), Trivandrum (329 km), Coimbatore (228 km) and to all major cities in India.


Madurai is air linked with Chennai and Bangalore. The airport is 11km from the city.


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