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Situated at an elevation of 166 metres above sea level, Alanganallur is one of the popular cities in Madurai district of Tamil Nadu. Moreover, the heritage city is the headquarters for the Alanganallur taluka and revenue block which holds thirty-seven panchayat villages. Jallikattu is considered to be an important festival that is conducted during the Pongal season (middle of January 14th January). Generally, people from all over the world visit the city to watch the thrilling festival. Alanganallur holds some of the popular tourist spots such as Kodaikanal, Kumbakarai falls, Kutladampati and Vaigai dam. Near Alanganallu, there is a small dam named "Sathiyar" in which people use the water sources for irrigation purpose.
Villages near Alanganallur
Most of the people in this city mainly concentrate on agriculture as they are spread in vast areas around the place. Sugarcane, rice, coconut and plantains are considered to be the major crops grown on the agricultural fields. The nearby villages of Alanganallur include Kalvelipatti ( 2 KM), Alagapuri (4 KM ), Siruvalai ( 5 KM ), Vairavanatham ( 4 KM , Ayyankottai ( 3 KM ) and much more. Apart from this, the heritage town is surrounded by Madurai East Taluk towards South, Tirupparangunram Taluk towards South and Vadipatti Taluk towards west.
How to Reach Alanganallur
People can easily reach Alanganallur through rail transport and there are number of railway stations available for the passengers traveling to the city. Sholavandan Railway Station (8 Kms), Madurai Railway Station (19 Kms) and Samayanallur Railway Station (8 Kms) are some of the nearby stations to Alanganallur.
Places Near Alanganallur
Madurai: 20 Km Dindigul: 38 Km Kodaikanal: 71 Km Palani Hills: 72 Km Sivakasi: 81 Km
Important Facts About Alanganallur
Taluk Name: Alanganallur District : Madurai State : Tamil Nadu Language : Tamil and Telegu, Sourashtra, English, Hindi Time zone: IST (UTC+5:30) Telephone Code / Std Code:04549 Pin Code : 625501 Post Office Name : Alanganallur
Distance between Madurai and Alanganallur
Few reports have estimated that the total distance between Madurai and Alanganallur would be 18 Km (Kilometres) and 350.78 metres. If you are planning to travel by car or any other transport, then the travel duration between the two cities will be about half an hour.
Police Stations in Alanganallur
Alanganallur Police Station Address: 195/55, Station Road, Alanganallur- 625501 Phone Number: (4543) 245226 Landmark: Near Thilagam Hospital
Palamedu Police Station Address: 23, Station Road, Palamedu, Alanganallur- 625501 Phone Number: (4543) 246236 Landmark: Near State Bank Of India
Banks in Alanganallur
Alanganallur Co-Operative Primary Land Development Bank Address: 46, Vadipatti, Alanganallur- 625501 Phone Number: (4543) 245231 Landmark: Near Vadipatti Bus Stand
Canara Bank Address: 9/21, Kumaragam Road, Netaji Nagar, Alanganallur- 625501 Phone Number: (4543) 245249, (4543) 244097 Landmark: Near Netaji Nagar Bus Stand
Karur Vysya Bank Address: 5-1-31, DCS Complex, Vadipatti Road, Alanganallur- 625501 Phone Number: (4543) 245235 Landmark: Near Alanganallur Bus Stand
Madurai District Central Co-Operative Bank Address: 195/5, Vadipatti Road, Alanganallur- 625501 Phone Number: (4543) 245228 Landmark: Near Murugan Kovil
State Bank Of India Address: 50/51, Maniyanji, Kumaram, Alanganallur- 625501 Phone Number: (4543) 245229, 9894690165 Landmark: Near Alanganallur Bus Stand