Thondi or Tondi is a Panchayat town in Ramanathapuram district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is believed to be an ancient port site of Pandiyan kingdom.[1][2] The famous Sri Sarvatheertheswarar Temple at Marungur, Theerthandathanam is located little northerly to Thondi. [3]

Country India
StateTamil Nadu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationTN-65


As of 2001 Indian census,[4] Thondi had a population of 15,298. Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%. Thondi has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76, and female literacy is 63%. 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Thondi is a Town Panchayat city in district of Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu. The Thondi city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Thondi Town Panchayat has population of 18,465 of which 9,316 are males while 9,149 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.

Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 2246 which is 12.16 % of total population of Thondi (TP). In Thondi Town Panchayat, Female Sex Ratio is of 982 against state average of 996. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Thondi is around 907 compared to Tamil Nadu state average of 943. Literacy rate of Thondi city is 89.61 % higher than state average of 80.09 %. In Thondi, Male literacy is around 93.87 % while female literacy rate is 85.32 %.

Thondi Town Panchayat has total administration over 3,859 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Thondi Town Panchayat limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction. Currently our website doesn't have information on schools and hospital located within Thondi.


  1. "தொண்டியில் மீண்டும் துறைமுகம் அமையுமா?". Dinamani (in Tamil). 31 December 2009. Retrieved 9 March 2014.
  2. "Storehouse of treasure". The Hindu. 29 April 2011. Retrieved 9 March 2014.
  4. "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.

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