Vaitheeswarankoil

Vaitheeswarankoil

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state_name = Tamil Nadu
district = Nagapattinam
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Vaitheeswarankoil is a panchayat town in Nagapattinam district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Demographics

As of 2001 India census [GR|India] , Vaitheeswarankoil had a population of 7522. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Vaitheeswarankoil has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 67%. In Vaitheeswarankoil, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Vaitheeswaran Koil: 24 km from Chidambaram, the place is famous for the Siva temple dedicated to Vaidyanatheeswarar, the healer of all diseases and his consort Thaiyalnayaki. It is believed that a bath in the holy waters of the Siddhamirtham tank within the temple complex will cure all diseases. Nadi Jothidam is a traditional skill popular here

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