District Profile

Location and Area

Thiruvarur District was formed on 1st January 1997 by carving out of certain portions of erstwhile Nagappatinam and Thanjavur Districts. Accordingly 9 blocks from Nagappatinam District and 1 block from Thanjavur District were taken out and Tiruvarur District was formed with 10 blocks. There are 2 Revenue Divisions, 7 Taluks, 10 Community Development Blocks, 3 Municipalties and 7 Town Panchayats in Thiruvarur District. The district is bound by palk straight in the South, Thanjavur in the West and Nagappatinam District in the East and parts of Nagappattinam & Thanjavur District in the North. Thiru M. R. Mohan IAS was the first District Collector of Thiruvarur District

 Geographical Features

Thiruvarur is located approximately between 100 20’N and 11007’S of the north latitude and between 790 15’E and 790 45’W of east longitude. The total geographical area of the district is 2097.09 Sq. Km. It has 2,37,715 hectares of cultivated area which constituted 69 percent of the total geographical area of the district.

Taluks and Panchayat Unions

S.No Taluks Panchayat unions
1. Thiruvarur Thiruvarur
2. Mannargudi Mannargudi and Kottur
3. Needamangalam Needamangalam
4. Thiruthuraipoondi Thiruthuraipoondi &Muthupettai
5. Nannilam Nannilam
6. Kuavasal Kudavasal & Koradacheri
7. Valangaiman Valangaiman

Distribution of Taluk in Thiruvarur District

Revenue Administration Divisions

Revenue Division : 2
Revenue Taluks : 7
Revenue Firkas : 27
Revenue Villages : 573

Community Development and Local Bodies

Thiruvarur district has four Municipalities, 10 Panchayat Unions, 7 Town Panchayats,  430 Village Panchayats, 573 Revenue Villages, 18 District Panchayat Wards, 176 Panchayat Union Wards  and 3108 Village Panchayat wards. Thiruthuraipoondi block has vast stretches of forest area.

Taluk Details

S. No Name of the taluk Total area in Sq.km Taluk HQ
1 Thiruvarur 137.30 Thiruvarur
2 Thiruthuraipoondi 397.64 Thiruthuraipoondi
3 Mannargudi 534.20 Mannargudi
4 Needamangalam 245.50 Needamangalam
5 Valangaiman 203.24 Valangaiman
6 Kudavasal 365.64 Kudavasal

Block Details

S. No Name of the block Total area in sq km No. of Village Panchayats No. Of Revenue
Villages
1 Thiruvarur 137.30 34 48
2 Thiruthuraipoondi 191.25 32 42
3 Mannargudi 267.45 51 83
4 Needamangalam 245.50 44 59
5 Valangaiman 203.24 50 71
6 Kudavasal 187.86 49 60
7 Nannilam 203.91 48 61
8 Koradachery 177.78 44 58
9 Kottur 266.75 49 56
10 Muthupettai 206.99 29 35
Total 2087.53 430 573

 

Village Details

Sl. No. Name of the Taluk No. of Firkas No. Of Villages
Thiruvarur Division
1 Thiruvarur 2 48
2 Nannilam 4 73
3 Kudavasal 5 106
4 Valangaiman 3 71
Mannargudi Division
5 Mannargudi 6 128
6 Needamangalam 3 70
7 Thiruthuraipoondi 4 77
Total 27 573

For Further Details:

http://www.tiruvarur.tn.nic.in/