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India officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second most populous country, and the most populous liberal democracy in the world. India is a union of twenty-eight states and seven federally-governed union territories. New Delhi is the capital of India.
 
Tirunelveli is a 2000 year old city, located on the west bank of the perennial Thamirabarani River. It is situated 80 km to the north of Kanyakumari, the southernmost tip of India. The Thamirabarani contains traces of copper, hence its name. Across the river on the east bank stands Tirunelveli's twin city, Palayamkottai. Tirunelveli is located at It has an average elevation of 47 metres.
 
Tirunelveli first came into prominence under the Pandya kings, serving as their capital for some time. It was an important city of the Chola kingdom and of the Vijayanagar empire. Thereafter it fell under the rule of local nayaks and of the nawab of Arcot, who in 1781 granted its revenues and local administration to the British. In 1801 it was annexed by the British, who governed it until India achieved independence. Tirunelveli had a population of 411,298.
 
The Nellaiappar Temple with Kanthimathi is situated in the centre of town at a distance of two kilometers from the railway station. This is a twin temple dedicated to Goddess Parvathi and Lord Shiva. Education are include in city are the city has government and private colleges in the medical, legal, engineering, arts, pharmacy, and physiotherapy fields. The city is fortunate to have a District Science Centre, a satellite unit of Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, Bangalore. The centre is committed to the cause of science education through fun and entertainment.
 
The city language is a tradition that the Tamil language originated from the Pothigai Malai, a hill situated in Papanasam, a small village in the Tirunelveli district. Legends say that Lord Shiva sent the two saints Vyasa and Agatyar to create the divine languages Sanskrit and Tamil. There Cuisine city are Cuisine and Local dishes are Tirunelveli are Sodhi, Mutton Varuval, Kootan Choru and Ulunthamparupu choru with yellu thovayal.

It can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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