Location in Tamil Nadu, India

Coordinates: 8°38′N 78°02′E / 8.63°N 78.04°E / 8.63; 78.04Coordinates: 8°38′N 78°02′E / 8.63°N 78.04°E / 8.63; 78.04
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Thoothukudi
Elevation 13 m (43 ft)
  Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 628801
Vehicle registration TN69

Vazhavallan is a village in Thoothukudi district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. A town Eral, a well designed market, with a neat, straight and narrow road approximately 1.5 km long with about a thousand shops on either side was part of the Vazhavallan panchayat. It was located in Srivaikundam taluk. A stream cuts the village into two halves.

The people living here are mostly Hindu Nadars.

The Puthusamy, Parama Sakthi Amman temple located here has rich ancient history. The chief god of this temple is said to be the last pandya king koon pandyan's son. Now the major work of people is agriculture. This village town was situated in the bank of Thamiraparani.

Vazhavallan is locally well known for a deep bore well which was built under the norms of Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board, which supplies the Tamiraparani drinking water.[1]




Ancient name


Villagers occupation


  1. "Tuticorin farmers honoured". The Hindu. 8 July 2009. Retrieved 11 February 2012.
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