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In 1910, Ramanathapuram was formed by clubbing portions from Madurai and Tirunelveli district. During the British period this district was called “Ramnad”.

As per GO.Ms.No. 347 dated 8.3.1985, Ramanathapuram was trifurcated on 15-3-85 as Ramanathapuram, Sivagangai, Virudhunagar districts.

Ramanathapuram District consists 4 Assembly Constituencies namely 209-Paramakudi (SC),210-Tiruvadanai, 211- Ramanathapuram and 212-Mudukulathur.


District Abstract

1.

Area

:

4175 Sq.K.M.

2.

Population(as per 2011 Provisional Census)

:

(as per 2011 census)

Male

Female

Total

6,76,574

6,60,986

13,37,560

:

Literates

Male

Female

Total

5,37,697

4,48,341

9,86,038

3.

No.of Revenue Divisions

:

2, Ramanathapuram & Paramakudi

4.

No.of Taluks

:

8

5.

No.of Revenue Villages

:

400

6.

No.of Panchayats

:

429

7.

No.of Town Panchayats

:

7

8.

No.of Municipalities

:

4

9.

No.of Parliamentary constituencies

:

1

Ramanathapuram (35) 

 

10.

No.of Assembly constituencies

:

4
Paramakudi(209), Tiruvadanai(210), Ramanathapuram(211) and Mudukulathur(212)