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|Thoothukudi collector ( IAS ) -Shri M Ravi Kumar IAS
Thoothukudi Corporation MP - Thiru Jayasingh Thiyagaraj Natterjee J (AIADMK)
Thoothukudi MLA -Thiru. S.T. CHELLAPANDIAN, AIADMK
Thoothukudi Corporation MayorTmt.A.P.R.ANTONYGRACE
Thoothukudi Corporation - Launched on 5-8-2008 by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi
Superintendent of Police -Shri Ashwin Kotnis IPSS
Deputy Superintendent of Police, Urban - Mr. Mohamed Goush Khan Ghori
Deputy Superintendent of Police, Rural -Mr. K Natarajamoorthy
Thoothukudi STD Code 0461
Thoothukudi Pin code 628xxx
Thoothukudi Vehicle Reg. No. TN69
Thoothukudi Train Name - Pearlcity Express
Thoothukudi freedom fighters - Great tamil poet Subramania Bharathiyar, V O Chidambaram pillai, Veerapandiya Kattabomman, Vanchi Nathan
Thoothukudi Language - Tamil
Thoothukudi Airport at - vagaikulam, Kingfigher operating a daily flight to and from chennai
Thoothukudi Industry - shipping, imports & exports, Sterlite copper smelter, spic, thermal power station,
heavy water plant, dcw, spinning mills, sea foods, salt industries.. etc..
Thoothukudi population 2,16,033 ( 2001 Census )
Thoothukudi temperature max - 39oC min - 30oC.
Thoothukudi Corporation Commissioner - Tmt. R. Lakshmi
Thoothukudi Port : One among twelve major ports of India. It has one of the best container terminals in India and is operated by the Port of Singapore.
Thoothukudi famous Food - Macroon ( made up of Cashew, Egg and Yeast )
Thoothukudi Literacy Rate - 81.96%
male -88.66% female - 75.64 (year 2001)
Thoothukudi River -Thamiraparani
Thoothukudi Important Places -Athichanallur, Bharathiar Math Mandapam, Ettaiyapuram, Kattabomman Memorial Fort, Kayatar, Kazhugumalai, Korkai Port, Vanchi ManiyachiKulasekarapattinam, Manapadu, Panchalankurichi, Srivaikundam, Thiruchendur, Thiruppuliangudi, V.0. Chidambaranar illam
Means :தூத்துக்குடி என்றால்
Thoorthu (Dig) and
Kudi (Drink) `Thoortha` means land reclaimed from sea while `Kudi` stands
for settlement in Tamil language.
Tuticorin name was given by Dutch during
their rule in this city. Today this city is called Thoothukudi in Tami
|Thoothukudi is also known as "Pearl City" in tamil "muthunagar".
Located in the east coast of Tamil Nadu. Thoothukudi(previously called
Tuticorin) has always been the hub of trade and progress in this region.
A city with rich and varied cultures, flourshing since 200 B.C. Earlier
known as Thriumanthiranagar. Thoothukudi is in South India nearly 550 km
away from Chennai and is Geographically located in the Gulf of
Pearl Culture: "Thoothukudi" and Jam Nagar" are the well known haunts of this resource and pearl fisheries in the Gulf of Mannar and Gulf of Kutch respectively. The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute started an experimental project in pearl culture in 1972 at Thoothukudi.The first spherical cultured pearl was produced on 25th July 1973 at, Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Thoothukudi, indicating the development of pearl culture technology in india . The developments in pearl culture research have led to the establishment of a commercial pearl culture project in the country.
Promoted by J. Pushparaj & J David Samuel Lawrence
ஜே. புஷ்பராஜ் & ஜே. டேவிட் சாமுவேல் லாரென்ஸ்