The following text is taken from University of Strathclyde's Energy Systems Research Unit ESRU's web site (file type '16-Climate.pdf') Macro and Micro Climate Climate. Madurai District is one among 32 Districts of Tamil Nadu State ,India. [209] The city is served by the Government Rajaji Hospital. Nearest Popular Hill station are Kodaikanal 116 km (72 mi), Sirumalai 90 km (56 mi), Munnar 154 km (96 mi), Kumily 138 km (86 mi) from Madurai. [56] The land in and around Madurai is utilised largely for agricultural activity, which is fostered by the Periyar Dam. [10][11][12] The city is believed to be of significant antiquity and has been ruled, at different times, by the Pandyas, Cholas, Madurai Sultanate, Vijayanagar Empire, Madurai Nayaks, Carnatic kingdom, and the British East India Company British Raj. Ice? [21][22], Koodal means an assembly or congregation of scholarly people, referring to the three Tamil Sangams held at Madurai. [174] St. Mary's Cathedral is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Madurai.[175]. [60] The average annual rainfall for the Madurai district is about 85.76 cm. [159][160]Indian Oil Corporation has build as largest terminal which comes under the central government funded at the cost of ₹ 1.04 lakh Crore. [166][168] The temple has a wide range of Hindu gods carved on the walls. This type of weather is typical of the Deccan Plateau. For the administrative district of Madurai, see, Madurai Railway junction, the main railway station of Madurai, The figure corresponds to the expanded city limits. During this day there will be huge crowd will be present near the river too see Lord Alagar in the river. [91] It is the second oldest municipal corporation in Tamil Nadu, after Chennai. [52] With the advent of British rule during the 19th century, Madurai became the headquarters of a large colonial political complex and an industrial town; with urbanisation, the social hierarchical classes became unified.[53]. [44] Leaders of the independence movement in Madurai included N.M.R. Madurai is constructed in the form of a lotus and hence is known as the lotus city. Located in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, this region once served as the kingdom of the Pandya kings. [14] There are two government medical institutes in Madurai, Madurai Medical College and Homoeopathic Medical College, Thirumangalam and 11 paramedical institutes. [14] There are fifteen engineering colleges in Madurai affiliated to Anna University, with the Thiagarajar College of Engineering being the oldest. The outlook for Madurai in the week ahead shows the average daytime maximum temperature will be around 29°C, with a high for the week of 30°C expected on the of Saturday 5th. [35] The city remained under the control of the Cholas until the early 13th century, when the second Pandyan empire was established with Madurai as its capital. Madurai (/ˈmædjʊraɪ/ MA-DHU-RYE,[5][6] also US: /ˌmɑːdəˈraɪ/ MAH-də-RYE[6][7][8]) is a major city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. [36] Nayak rule ended in 1736 CE and Madurai was repeatedly captured several times by Chanda Sahib (1740 – 1754 CE), Arcot Nawab and Muhammed Yusuf Khan (1725 – 1764 CE) in the middle of the 18th century.[19]. These squares retain their traditional names of Aadi, Chittirai, Avani-moola and Masi streets, corresponding to the Tamil month names and also to the festivals associated. The temple is a significant symbol for Tamils and has been mentioned since antiquity in Tamil literature, though the present structure was built between 1623 and 1655 CE. A 120 feet Dindigul Bye pass road of Madurai, a roadway of commercial business unit and Shopping such as Levi Strauss & Co, Reliance Retail, Indian Terrain, Metro Shoes, Big Bazaar and food restaurants such as Dindigul Thalappakatti Restaurant, KFC, Domino's Pizza,Hotel Gowri Krishna, Ibaco, and some electronics such as Sony Centre, iPlanet.Famous retail chain Decathlon Group and DMart also contributes. The bull taming event is held in the villages surrounding Madurai, and people from the neighbouring villages throng to the open grounds to watch man and bull pitting their strength against each other. Hindoo Temples and Palace at Madura, a poem by L. E. L. 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Television broadcasting from Chennai for whole of Tamil Nadu was started on 15 August 1975. [60] The hottest months are from March to July. The city of Madurai lies on the flat and fertile plain of the river Vaigai, which runs in the northwest–southeast direction through the city, dividing it into two almost equal halves. [184] It also hosts several international and national level kabbadi championships. As typical with Tamil Nadu, Madurai has a tropical savannah climate (Köppen climate classification: Aw). The Pandyas endowed this town with many historical edifices and temples, which today stand as the main attractions of Madurai. [18] The city is referred by various names including "Madurai", "Koodal", "Malligai Maanagar", "Naanmadakoodal" and "Thirualavai". Madurai Junction is the major railway station serving the city. It is is Located 489 KM North towards State capital Chennai . [146] There are 47 approved institutions of the university in and around the city, consisting of autonomous colleges, aided colleges, self-financing colleges, constituent colleges, evening colleges and other approved institutions. Samanar Malai and Panchapandavar Malai are important Jain centres. [56] Madurai lies southeast of the western ghats, and the surrounding region occupies the plains of South India and contains several mountain spurs. [114] However, Madurai had the second lowest crime rate at 169.1 of all the cities in Tamil Nadu. [124] There are direct trains from connecting Madurai with major cities and towns across India. [19][20] Vaishnava texts refer to Madurai as the "southern Mathura", probably similar to Tenkasi (southern Kashi). [123] The state government announced a monorail project for Madurai called as Madurai Monorail in 2011, which is in planning stages. [79][80] The increase in growth rate to 50 per cent from 1971 to 1981 is due to the city's upgrade to a municipal corporation in 1974 and the subsequent inclusion of 13 Panchayats into the corporation limits. Sorry, Yr seems to be offline. [35] After the death of Kulasekara Pandian (1268–1308 CE), Madurai came under the rule of the Delhi Sultanate. [152] The paddy fields cultivated in the Vaigai delta across Madurai North, Melur, Nilakottai and Uthamapalayam are known as "double-crop paddy belts". [204] Water supply is provided by the Madurai City Corporation with overhead tanks and power pumps. Now £46 on Tripadvisor: Heritage Madurai, Madurai. [183] Several national meets are held here. [19] Another theory is that Madurai is the derivative of the word Marutham, which refers to the type of landscape of the Sangam age. [186] Santhanakoodu festivals in Madurai are celebrated on various days during the Islamic calendar year to commemorate Islamic saints.[187][188][174]. Monsoon clouds dump torrents of rain on lush forests only kilometres away in windward-facing Kerala. Both Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) and Code division multiple access (CDMA) mobile services are available. Madurai has important government educational institutes such as the Madurai Medical College, Homeopathic Medical College,[14] Madurai Law College, Agricultural College and Research Institute. Business listings of Wall Cladding & Panels, Wall Cladding Tile manufacturers, suppliers and exporters in Madurai, Tamil Nadu along with their contact details & address. Thiruparankundram is one of the major tourist place in the district. [73] Tamil is spoken by most, and the standard dialect is the Madurai Tamil dialect. [28] Madurai is also mentioned in Kautilya's (370–283 BCE)[29] Arthashastra. [32] During the third Tamil sangam, the comparative merit of the poets was decided by letting the works float in the lotus tank of the temple. During the early years of independent India, the Madurai municipality was dominated by reformists of the Indian National Congress. The Communist Party of India (1957–61[107]), Tamil Maanila Congress (Moopanar) (1996–98[108]), Janata Party (1998[109]), Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (2009–2014[110]) and All India Anna Dravida Munnertra Kazhagam (2014–2020) [87] have each won once. There are several import and exporting activities in Thoothukudi harbour to various countries like Singapore and Colombo.An initiative process by the Tamil Nadu government has announced to develop Madurai - Thoothukudi Industrial Corridor in the year of 2014 by the finance minister at the estimated cost of ₹1,83,819 Crore and it covers 13 districts and fund released by Tamil Nadu Infrastructure Fund Management Company Ltd [137], Madurai has been an academic centre of learning for Tamil culture, literature, art, music and dance for centuries. Weather Madurai - Weather forecast: - for today, - for tomorrow, - for a week, - for a month. It is an important railway junction in southern Tamil Nadu and is one of the top 100 booking stations in Indian Railways. Small Industries Development Corporation Kappalur has many polymer and houseware manufacturing units.some software companies have opened their offices in Madurai. Madurai AIIMS Madurai will be opened by Sept. 2022, says MoS Madurai Parottas loaded with danger, say docs Madurai After a gap of over nine months, Karankadu opens for public This location is classified as Aw by Köppen and Geiger. [167] The event was banned in the years 2014, 2015 and 2016 following an order by the Supreme Court of India. [138][169][171] Since its inception till today the mosque is being managed by descendants of Kazi Syed Tajuddin and traditionally the Kazis of Madurai city to the Govt. [30][31] Madurai is mentioned in the works of Roman historians Pliny the Younger (61 – c. 112 CE), Ptolemy (c. 90 – c. CE 168), those of the Greek geographer Strabo (64/63 BCE – c. 24 CE),[32] and also in Periplus of the Erythraean Sea. It looks like you're using an old browser. The temple chariots used in processions are progressively larger in size based on the size of the concentric streets. [123] It is the headquarters of the Madurai division of the Southern Railway. [133][134][135] The airport identified as one of 35 non-metro airports for modernisation had a new integrated terminal building, which was inaugurated on 12 September 2010. The temple is the first among the Six Abodes of Murugan and is one of the most visited tourist spots in Madurai, next only to the Meenakshi Amman Temple. Entertainment included shopping malls such as Milan'em Mall and Vishaal de Mal is being the South Tamil Nadu's biggest large format shopping mall, is located in Chokkikulam, Madurai.Theaters such as INOX Leisure Limited, Big Cinemas,Thangaregal, and more than 10 are playing the vital role in entertainment industry in Madurai.Courtyard by Marriott, Taj Hotels in pasumalai, GRT Regency, The Heritage hotels, Germanus Hotel, Astoria, Kadambavanam resort, Poppy's hotel, Lake view hotel, Madurai Residency are such a popular hotels.National Cricket Ground NPR College Ground is an artificial turf ground with a seating capacity of 5000 and flood lights.The ground has hosted 10 first class cricket matches and it is also a venue for Tamil Nadu Premier League located 42 km (26 mi) away from Madurai. Paddy is the major crop, followed by pulses, millet, oil seed, cotton and sugarcane. Cultivable waste 484.73 1530.82 71.27 4. [206], Madurai comes under the Madurai telecom district of the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), India's state-owned telecom and internet services provider. LAND USE (Sq. [128][129] The airport was declared a customs airport in 2012 allowing limited number of international flights. Net area sown iii. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 70°F to 98°F and is rarely below 66°F or above 103°F. i. The National Highways NH-44, NH-38 and NH-85 pass through Madurai. [176] The city attracts a large number of tourists from within the country and abroad. Madurai is located at the distance of 462 km from Chennai, 214 km from Coimbatore, 242 km from Nagarcoil and 173 km from Rameshwaram. [41] The city was constituted as a municipality in 1866 CE. The climate of the earth consists of a series of interlinked physical systems powered by the sun. A semi-arid wasteland near Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu. km) during 2005-06 i. Madurai weather is characterized by hot and humid summers and pleasant winters. The icons are floated in the tank on a raft decked with flowers and flickering lamps. [120] There are 12,754 registered three-wheeled vehicles called auto rickshaws, which are commercially available for renting within the city. [39] In 1837, the fortifications around the temple were demolished by the British. It houses the famous Sri Meenakshi Sundareshwarar temple and is situated on the banks of the river Vaigai. [16][17], Madurai is one of the many temple towns in the state which is named after the groves, clusters or forests dominated by a particular variety of a tree or shrub and the same variety of tree or shrub sheltering the presiding deity. 2.2 crores for MGR Race Course Stadium", "Special postage stamp on freedom fighters and social reformers", "SpiceJet to start Madurai-Colombo service", "Tamil Nādu – City Population – Cities, Towns & Provinces – Statistics & Map", "Tamil Nadu / Madurai News: Efforts on to get mega hospital for Madurai", "Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (Madurai) Limited", "Temperature is on an increasing trend in Madurai during summer", "The Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University – Affiliated Government law colleges", "Tourism works around temple to be over by March", "Traffic Statistics-Domestic and International Passengers", "UAs having 1 million population – Census 2011", "Water year – District ground water brochure, Madurai district", "Work on provision of infrastructure begins in Information Technology parks", "Highways Circle of Highways Department, Tamilnadu", "Eco park to be added incentive for tourists", "Tight vigil during Thiruparankundram deepam", Official government website of Madurai District, Fatima Michael College of Engineering and Technology, Kamaraj College of Engineering and Technology, Madurai Institute of Engineering & Technology, Pandiyan Saraswathi Yadav Engineering College, Raja College of Engineering and Technology, Ultra College of Engineering and Technology, Velammal College of Engineering and Technology, Velammal Medical College Hospital & Research Institute, Agricultural College and Research Institute, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Madurai&oldid=1000227241, Populated places established in the 3rd century BC, All Wikipedia articles written in Indian English, Short description is different from Wikidata, Pages using multiple image with auto scaled images, Pages using infobox settlement with possible demonym list, Articles with unsourced statements from April 2018, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz area identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, TN-58 (South), TN-59 (North) and TN-64(Central), Source: Indian Meteorological Department Mean data from 1981–2010, This page was last edited on 14 January 2021, at 05:45. Humidity: 66%. [20], After the Sangam age, most of present-day Tamil Nadu, including Madurai, came under the rule of the Kalabhra dynasty, which was ousted by the Pandyas around 590 CE. [207][208], A regional passport office was opened on 17 December 2007 and caters to the needs of nine districts. [19] Sangam literature like Maturaikkāñci records the importance of Madurai as a capital city of the Pandyan dynasty. During the Cradle festival, the festive idols of Meenakshi and Sundareswarar are taken in procession to a mirror chamber and set on a rocking swing for nine days. [205], About 400 metric tonnes of solid waste are collected from the city every day by door-to-door collection, and the subsequent source segregation and dumping is carried out by the sanitary department of the Madurai Municipal corporation[206] All the major channels in Madurai are linked by the corporation to receive the flood water from primary, secondary and tertiary drains constructed along the roadsides to dispose of rain water. [141] The Lady Doak college, established in 1948, is the oldest women's college in Madurai. Textiles and jewellery also play a major contribution, popular textile chains include The Chennai Silks, Pothys, Nalli (wardrobe store), Saravana Stores, Max Fashion and jewellery chains such as Joyalukkas, Jos Alukka & Sons, GRT Jewellers, Bhima Jewellers, Kirtilals, and more than 50 Medium and small shops. Major physiographic Units .Hilly Region & Plains of Madurai and Melur regions 2. ii. Madurai, Tamil Nadu - Free weather widget with temperature, wind and weather icon for your website, wordpress and CMS. [90] The functions of the municipality are devolved into six departments: General, Engineering, Revenue, Public Health, Town planning and the Computer Wing. Part of the city which falls under Thirupparankundram assembly constituency comes under the Virudhunagar Lok Sabha constituency. [147] There are seven polytechnical schools and five Industrial training institutes (ITIs) in Madurai, with the Government ITI and the Government Polytechnic for Women being the most prominent of them all. [185], The people of Madurai celebrate numerous festivals, including Meenakshi Tirukkalyanam, the Chittirai Festival and the Car Festival. It is administered by the Tamil Nadu Government Department of Legal Studies, and affiliated with the Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University. [204] The city is the headquarters of the Madurai region of TNEB and along with its suburbs, forms the Madurai Metro Electricity Distribution Circle, which is further divided into six divisions. There are government hospitals such as Government Rajaji Hospital, Employees' State Insurance ESI Hospital, Government hospital thoracic medicine and private hospital such as Apollo Hospitals, Vadamalayan Super speciality hospital, Meenakshi Mission hospital, Velammal Medical College Hospital & Research Institute. [39] The city evolved as a political and industrial complex through the 19th and 20th centuries to become a district headquarters of a larger Madurai district. Automobile manufacturers are the major consumers of rubber components produced in the city. Winter (months between December-February) is the best time to visit Madurai when you can go sightseeing to the places of attraction as the climate is favourable. It is a national monument maintained by the Tamil Nadu Archaeological Department. Addition of swimming pool just works as icing on the cake for hotels in Madurai. Hindoo Temples and Palace at Madura, a poem by L. E. L.. Madurai is popularly called Thoonga Nagaram meaning the city that never sleeps, on account of the active night life. How often is the weather forecast updated. Legend has it that the Hindu god Vishnu, as Alagar, rode on a golden horse to Madurai to attend the celestial wedding of Meenakshi (Parvati) and Sundareswarar (Shiva).Before Alagar reaches the wedding, the marriage will be completed and he does not cross the vaigai river. Madurai Kamaraj University (originally called Madurai University), established in 1966, is a state-run university which has 109 affiliated arts and science colleges in Madurai and neighbouring districts. [95] Most of Madurai city comes under the Madurai Lok Sabha constituency and elects a member to the Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Parliament of India, once every five years. [42] The municipality was headed by a chairperson and elections were regularly conducted for the post except during the period 1891 to 1896, when no elections were held due to violent factionalism. Low Temp: 69 °F. of Tamil Nadu are appointed from the descendants family. [35] The Madurai Sultanate then seceded from Delhi and functioned as an independent kingdom until its gradual annexation by the Vijayanagar Empire in 1378 CE. As of 2008, Madurai recorded the second highest SLL (Special and Local Laws) crimes, at 22,728, among cities in Tamil Nadu. [112] The Madurai city police force is headed by a Commissioner of police, assisted by Deputy Commissioners. According to Iravatham Mahadevan, a 2nd-century BCE Tamil-Brahmi inscription refers to the city as matiray, an Old Tamil word meaning a "walled city". 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