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Coordinates: Ramanathapuram , also known as Ramnad, is a city and a municipality in Ramanathapuram district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu ( Tamil:, Country of the Tamils, t̪ɐmɨɻ n̪aːɽɯ is one of the 28 states of India. India, officially the Republic of India (भारत गणराज्य inc-Latn Bhārat Gaṇarājya; see also other Indian languages) is a country A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. Indian Standard Time ( IST) is the time observed throughout India and Sri Lanka, with a Time offset of UTC+530. UTC+530 is the Timezone for Indian Standard Time Sri Lanka Time The geography of India is diverse with landscape ranging from snow-capped mountain ranges to deserts plains rainforests hills and plateaus The elevation of a Geographic location is its height above a fixed reference point often the mean sea level. A district is an administrative division of an Indian state or territory. Ramanathapuram District is an administrative district of Tamil Nadu state in southern India. In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. A municipality is an administrative entity composed of a clearly defined territory and its population and commonly denotes a City, Town, or Village, or Ramanathapuram District is an administrative district of Tamil Nadu state in southern India. India, officially the Republic of India (भारत गणराज्य inc-Latn Bhārat Gaṇarājya; see also other Indian languages) is a country India is a union of states comprising twenty-eight states and seven union territories. Tamil Nadu ( Tamil:, Country of the Tamils, t̪ɐmɨɻ n̪aːɽɯ is one of the 28 states of India. It is the administrative headquarters of Ramanthapuram District.
Tourists visit Ramnad to see the Raja Palace, which is still occupied by the Sethupaty Raja and his family to this day. Although no longer in power, the family contribute a great deal to the community by setting up schools and hospitals. They also welcome westerners to live in their palace who teach in their school through the Teaching and Projects Abroad organisation. One of them, the German Philip Radlanski who visited the royal family in late 2004 to contribute to their school as an English teacher, made a critically acclaimed documentary movie about the palace.  Ramanathapuram is close to Rameshwaram, one of the main pilgrim centres in India. WikipediaWikiProject Indian cities for details --> Rameswaram (Tamil ராமேஸ்வரம் is a Town in Ramanathapuram district It is also close to Devipatinam which is another famous pilgrimage center in India.
The Ramnad kingdom was ruled by a line of Sethupathy kings along with their pradanis or ministers. One such noteworthy minister is Pradani Muthirulappa Pillai. Pradani Muthirulappa Pillai (or Muthu Irulappa Pillai) son of Sundra Pandya Pillai of the 1700s was a famous minister of Ramnad during the reign of Muthuramalinga The Sethupathies had a healthy relationship with the rulers of Madurai. They were also friendly with the British. Kattabomman visited this place. The samadhi or tomb of the Hindu saint thayumanavar is located in Ramnad. Thayyumanavar (1706 - 1744 was a Tamil philosopher and Hindu saint
Ramanathapuram is a municipality. The town is now witnessing development in all spheres. After shifting of district head quarters offices from Madurai to Ramanathapuram, the town is growing well. The East Coast Road, which is under progress, will connect the town to Chennai as well as southern cities like Thirunelveli, Tuticorin and Kanyakumari. The gauge conversion of the railway from Madurai to Rameswaram and from Tiruchi to Rameswaram will connect the town to all major Indian Cities. Ramanathapuram District was a large district in Taminadu, Later some of its portion added to sivagangai and formed as sivagangai district.
River Vaigai enters the Big Tank and the water is collected for the purpose of agriculture. The river water does not reach the Sea. The town has so many ponds, catering to the needs of the populace. Some famous engineering colleges like Syed Ammal Engineering College is exist in ramnad .
Ramanathapuram is located at . It has an average elevation of 2 metres (6 feet). The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit The nearest towns include Ilaiyangudi,ramanathapuram,sivagangai. Ilaiyangudi, also spelt Ilayangudi, is a Taluk headquarters town situated 21 km south-east of Manamadurai in Sivagangai District India. WikipediaWikiProject Indian cities for details --> Sivaganga, also known as Sivagangai, is a city and a Municipality in Sivaganga district
As of 2001 India census, Ramanathapuram had a population of 61,976. Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Ramanathapuram has an average literacy rate of 79%, higher than the national average of 59. 5%: male literacy is 84%, and female literacy is 74%. In Ramanathapuram, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.