ⓘ Sivaganga

                                     

ⓘ Sivaganga

Sivaganga is a town in the Sivaganga district in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is also the headquarters of the Sivaganga District. The town is located at a distance of 48 km from Madurai and 449 km from the state capital Chennai. It is an important town in this district for official and commercial purpose. Its nick named as Sivagangai Seemai.

Sivaganga Kingdom was founded by Sasivarna Periya Oodaya profile thevar in 1730. The city was subsequently ruled by his successors and ultimately by Velu Nachiyar under the leadership of Maruthu Pandiyar. They were against the British Empire, but eventually lost to them in 1790. The company appointed Gowry Vallaba Periya Oodaya profile thevar as the Zamindar Sivaganga in 1801, whose successors continued with chaos until Indias independence in 1947. It was under Ramnad district until 1984 and subsequently a part of the newly formed district of Sochi. The city is known for agriculture, metal working and weaving. The region around Sivaganga has considerable mineral deposits.

Sivaganga is administered by a municipality established in 1965. As of 2011, the municipality on the area of 7.97 km2 of 3.08 square miles and had a population of 92.359 included in Sivaganga Assembly constituency which elects a member of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly once every five years and is part of the Sivaganga constituency which elects its member of Parliament MP once every five years. Roads are the main mode of transportation in the city, and has railway communication. The nearest sea port of V. O. Chidambaranar port trust, Tuticorin is 189 km, 117 km from Sochi, and the nearest airport is Madurai airport is located 53 km 33 km away from the city.

                                     
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