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Manamadurai - Sivagangai district - Tamilnadu - India

Manamadurai is the sub-headquarters of Sivagangai District.

it is a city located about 48 Kms from the Temple City Madurai and noted for the production of Classical Music Instrument Ghatam.

Ghatams made here are famous for their quality.

The Vaigai flows from North to South in this City.

Manamadurai Sipcot Industry is its Backbone. The manufacture of Bricks and Pots is the main business in Manamadurai.

Manamadurai Junction Railway Station is on the meeting of Madurai-Sivagangai–Ramanathapuram-Virudhunagar rail line of the Southern Railways

Manamadurai is famous for Gundu Malligai(Jasmine).

The State Industries Promotion Corporation of Tamil Nadu (SIPCOT) Limited is located here, and the town was famous for production of jasmine flowers.

It is a major junction for people going to Rameshwaram.

'Chithirai Thiruvizha' is celebrated every year and it draws a lot of people.

In the Perumal Temple Hanuman is enshrined, with the highly unusual feature of a crown on his head, reflecting the local belief that Hanuman was crowned here before leaving for Lanka. According to one account the name of the town is derived from the visit, which in Tamil is described as Vanara Veera Madurai, which has become ManaMadurai.

The crowned Hanuman is enshrined near the entrance of the Vaishnavite Veera Alagar Koil temple on the east bank of the river

It has a Head Post Office since 1972.It has a majestic departmental building in front of Gandhi statue in the eastern bank of Manamadurai.