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AMBASAMUDRAM (TAMIL :அம்பாசமுத்திரம்) is the principal town of a taluk named the same, in Tirunelveli district in the state of Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
, India
India
. The entire taluk had a population of 392,226 as of 2001, with 42.5% classified as rural. The town of Ambasamudram had a population 35,645 as of 2011.

Kasibanathaswamy Temple which was dedicated to Lord Shiva
Shiva
and Krishna Swamy Temple which was dedicated to Lord Vishnu
Vishnu
are the ancient temples of Ambasamudram.

CONTENTS

* 1 Geography * 2 Climate * 3 Demographics * 4 Place of Interest * 5 Politics * 6 References

GEOGRAPHY

This town is situated in the foothills of western ghats on the northern bank of Tamirabarani (Tamiram = copper, it conatins traces of copper)river with a twin town Kallidaikurichi /Kallidai is situated on the southern bank. Podhigai mountain's shadow falling on Poovankurichi lake, Ambasamudram

CLIMATE

CLIMATE DATA FOR AMBASAMUDRAM, TAMIL NADU

MONTH JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC YEAR

AVERAGE HIGH °C (°F) 30.0 (86) 31.7 (89.1) 33.5 (92.3) 33.7 (92.7) 34.2 (93.6) 32.7 (90.9) 31.8 (89.2) 32.2 (90) 32.5 (90.5) 31.5 (88.7) 29.8 (85.6) 29.5 (85.1) 31.93 (89.48)

AVERAGE LOW °C (°F) 22.1 (71.8) 22.7 (72.9) 24.2 (75.6) 25.4 (77.7) 26.2 (79.2) 25.5 (77.9) 25.2 (77.4) 25.1 (77.2) 24.8 (76.6) 24.3 (75.7) 23.3 (73.9) 22.4 (72.3) 24.27 (75.68)

AVERAGE PRECIPITATION MM (INCHES) 37 (1.46) 30 (1.18) 47 (1.85) 82 (3.23) 71 (2.8) 77 (3.03) 60 (2.36) 39 (1.54) 55 (2.17) 193 (7.6) 202 (7.95) 95 (3.74) 988 (38.91)

Source: Climate-Data.org

DEMOGRAPHICS

RELIGIOUS CENSUS

Religion

Percent(%)

Hindu   89.56%

Muslim   6.0%

Christian   4.3%

Sikh   0.01%

Buddhist   0.03%

Other   0.09%

No religion   0.02%

According to 2011 census , Ambasamudram had a population of 35,645 with a sex-ratio of 1,048 females for every 1,000 males, much above the national average of 929. A total of 3,293 were under the age of six, constituting 1,658 males and 1,635 females. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes accounted for 15.98% and .24% of the population respectively. The average literacy of the town was 78.91%, compared to the national average of 72.99%. The town had a total of : 9845 households. There were a total of 16,163 workers, comprising 376 cultivators, 1,863 main agricultural labourers, 2,367 in house hold industries, 9,818 other workers, 1,739 marginal workers, 16 marginal cultivators, 198 marginal agricultural labourers, 353 marginal workers in household industries and 1,172 other marginal workers.

As per the religious census of 2011, Ambasamudram had 89.56% Hindus
Hindus
, 6.% Muslims
Muslims
, 4.3% Christians
Christians
, 0.01% Sikhs
Sikhs
, 0.03% Buddhists
Buddhists
, 0.09% following other religions and 0.02% following no religion or did not indicate any religious preference.

PLACE OF INTEREST

Sivasailam Temple , Sivasailam

Manjolai Hills is located between elevations ranging from 1000 to 1500 Metres, the Manjolai area is set deep within the Western Ghats within the Kalakad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve in the Tirunelveli District. Located on top of the Manimuthar Dam Upper Kodaiyar Dam and a windy view point called Kuthiravetti. Manimuttar Dam, Gadananathi River Dam, Rice Research Station of TNAU, Papanasam Dam, Karaiyar Dam, Singampatti Zamin palace, Servalar Dam, Kalakkad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve , Agasthiyar Falls fed by lower dam., Baana Theertham Falls, Tamirabarani river, Sri Vedhanarayanar Rajagopalaswami Kulasekhara Azhwar Temple , Sivasailam Temple, Papanasaswamy Temple , Agashtiyar Temple, Krishnaswamy temple, kasi viswanathar temple and Durgai Amman Temple are the common visitor attractions around the town.

POLITICS

Ambasamudram (State Assembly Constituency) is part of Tirunelveli (Lok Sabha constituency) .

REFERENCES

Wikimedia Commons has media related to AMBASAMUDRAM .

* ^ Thirukkoilkal vazhikaatti, Tirunelveli
Tirunelveli
District, August 2014;tnhrce publication;page 114,117 * ^ "CLIMATE: AMBASAMUDRAM, Tamil Nadu", Climate-Data.org. Web: . * ^ A B "Census Info 2011 Final population totals". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014. * ^ "Census Info 2011 Final population totals - Ambasamudram". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014. * ^ "Population By Religious Community - Tamil Nadu" (XLS). Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2011. Retrieved 13 September 2015. * ^ "Project Tiger". Archived from the original on 2013-07-26. Retrieved 2013-07-07. * ^ "Agasthiar does a Courtallam". The Hindu Business Line. 5 July 2003. Retrieved 2013-07-07. * ^ "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 31 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-13.

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