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Festivals in Alanganallur 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

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