About District

Kanniyakumari district is the smallest district in Tamil Nadu. Even though it is the smallest in terms of area (1672/Sq.Km), the density of population is the highest 1119/Sq.Km in Tamil Nadu next to Chennai. In literacy it stands first.  It is the only place in the entire world where one can witness both the rising and setting of the sun.

It has a coastal line of 71.5 kms stretched on the three sides. This small district is famous on its vast green stretches of paddy fields, coconut groves, Rubber garden and luxurious forests and the rare earth of the western sea shore and stretched valley mountain of the Western Ghats.

The District lies at the southernmost tip of the Indian peninsula, where Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal confluence. . .. Read More

Collector sir
Sh.P.N.Sridhar,I.A.S., District Collector

District At A Glance


District                           : Kanniyakumari

HeadQuarters               : Nagercoil

 Total                                : 1672 Sq.Kms


Total                                :18,70,374

Male                                 : 9,26,345

Female                             : 9,44,029 

Urban Population         : 15,39,802

Rural Population           : 3,30,572

Density of Population  : 1119/Sq.Km