Why Choose Nagercoil Vacation
Nagercoil ("Temple of the Nāgas", Nagaraja Temple) is an Indian city in the southernmost Indian district of Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu state. It is a City Corporation and the administrative headquarters of Kanyakumari District. Situated close to the tip of the Indian peninsula, it lies on an undulating terrain between the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea.The present city of Nagercoil grew around Kottar, a mercantile town that dates back to the Sangam period. Kottar is now a locality within the city limits. For 735 years it was a central part of the erstwhile Travancore kingdom and later Kerala State, till almost a decade after India's independence from Britain in 1947. In 1956, Kanyakumari District, along with the town, was merged with Tamil Nadu. With a maturing Technology startup ecosystem, the city is one among the 50 Indian cities to be ranked in the World Startup Index of 1000 cities. Nagercoil is a centre for a range of economic activities in the small but densely-populated Kanyakumari District. Economic activities in around the city include tourism, wind energy, IT services, marine fish production and exports, rubber and cloves plantations, agro-crops, floral production, manufacture of fish nets, rubber products among other activities.‘Nagercoil Cloves’ is a distinct quality of dried cloves in the spices market, noted for its aroma. Cloves, pepper and other spices are grown in estates in the Western Ghats, outside the town. Nagercoil is also the nearest city to the ISRO Propulsion Complex, Mahendragiri and the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant.The city, along with the district of Kanyakumari, stands at the top in many HDI parameters in Tamil Nadu state, including education, per capita income, health indices, etc.The municipality of Nagercoil was upgraded as a Municipal corporation on the eve of its 100th year as a city on February 14, 2019.
Nagercoil is located in the state of Tamil Nadu in India. You can explore here 40 things to do for your memorable trip. Explore Nagercoil, one of the beautiful Indian destination which is unique for its diversities in culture, language, religion, cuisines, landscapes, water bodies, and climate. Nagercoil cuisine boasts of having a large variety and is famous with many vegetarian, vegan and non-vegetarian dishes which are made out of local herbs, vegetables, and fruits. Nagercoil witnesses all four seasons and each climatic condition of Nagercoil is a different experience.