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Manapparai / Manaparai
Manapparai / Manaparai is located in Tamil Nadu
Manapparai / Manaparai
Manapparai / Manaparai
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Manapparai / Manaparai is located in India
Manapparai / Manaparai
Manapparai / Manaparai
Manapparai / Manaparai (India)
Coordinates: 10°36′27″N 78°24′54″E / 10.60759°N 78.414874°E / 10.60759; 78.414874Coordinates: 10°36′27″N 78°24′54″E / 10.60759°N 78.414874°E / 10.60759; 78.414874
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
RegionChola Nadu
 • TypeFirst Grade Municipality
 • BodyManapparai Municipality
 • ChairmanVacant
 • Total20.85 km2 (8.05 sq mi)
Area rankA Grade
172 m (564 ft)
 • Total40,510
 • Density1,900/km2 (5,000/sq mi)
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code914332
Vehicle registrationTN 45Z ****

Manapparai (Tamil: [manappaːɾaɪ]) is a town and a municipality in Tiruchirappalli district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Manapparai Town is Located at 38 km Away From Trichy Headquarters, Manapparai is the headquarters of the Manapparai Taluk. Manapparai is famous for murukku (deep-fried snacks) and cattle market. As of 2011, the town had a population of 40,510.


Religious census
Religion Percent(%)
No religion

According to the 2011 census, Manapparai had a population of 370,482 with a sex-ratio of 1,012 females for every 1,000 males, much above the national average of 929.[1] A total of 4,090 people were under the age of six, constituting 2,096 males and 1,994 females. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes accounted for 11.97% and 0.18% of the population respectively. The average literacy of the town was 78.98%, compared to the national average of 72.99%.[1] The town had a total of 9,934 households. There were a total of 14,930 workers, comprising 455 cultivators, 749 main agricultural labourers, 582 in house hold industries, 11,518 other workers, 1,626 marginal workers, 29 marginal cultivators, 470 marginal agricultural labourers, 51 marginal workers in household industries and 1,076 other marginal workers.[2] As per the religious census of 2011, Manapparai (M) had 65.67% Hindus, 11.3% Muslims, 22.95% Christians, 0.01% Sikhs, 0.01% Buddhists, 0.0% Jains, 0.06% following other religions and 0.0% following no religion or did not indicate any religious preference.[3]


Manaparai is the headquarters of Manaparai Legislative Assembly Constituency, which is part of the Karur Loksabha Constituency. Mr. Chandrasekar R is the present Member of legislative assembly(MLA) representing Manaparai Constituency and Ms. Jothimani Sennimalai is the present Member of Parliament(MP) representing Karur constituency

Notable Festivals[edit]

Every year in the Tamil month of Chithirai, The Chithirai festival of Arulmigu Veppilai Marriamman Temple is celebrated over a month long period. |</ref> . Approximately, several Thousands of devotees from various parts of south India attends the festival.


Manapparai lies between Trichy and Dindigul in NH 45 (NH 83) . The town is connected with Musiri and Pudukkottai with SH 71. Also, There are also main roads which connect Manappari with Thuvarankurichi ( Via Thuvarankurichy , we can reach Madurai ), and Kovilpatty.[4]

Bus Transportation[edit]

About 300 pass through the municipal bus stand, which is a ‘C’–Class and constructed in 1981. The bus stand was renewed and expanded in the year 2017.

Manapparai is connected with Trichy ,DIndigul, Palani ,Theni, Kambam , Kumily with frequent bus services. Manapparai is also connected with the following towns by bus facilities

Rail Transportation[edit]

Manapparai Railway station ( Station code : MPA ) is situated on Trichy - Dindigul Double electric broad gauge line. The list of trains which halt in this station is given below.

List of Trains halting in Manapparai Railway Station[5]
Train number Train Name From To Arrival Frequency
12637 Pandian SF Express Chennai Egmore Madurai Junction 03:11 Daily
56806 Madurai - Viluppuram Passenger Madurai Junction VIluppuram Junction 05:09 Daily
22627 Trichy - Trivandrum Intercity SF Express Tiruchirappalli Junction Thiruvananthapuram Central 07:35 Daily
56704 Dindigul - Trichy Passenger Dindigul Junction Tiruchirappalli Junction 07:39 Daily
12636 Vaigai SF Express Madurai Junction Chennai Egmore 08:39 Daily
56822 Dindigul - Mayiladuthurai Passsenger Dindigul Junction Mayiladuthurai Junction 12:14 Daily
16128/16130 Guruvayur - Chennai Express

Tuticorin - Chennai link Express

Guruvayur / Tuticorin Chennai Egmore 14:04 Daily
16127/16129 Chennai - Guruvayur Express

Chennai - Tuticorin Link Express

Chennai Egmore Guruvayur / Tuticorin 14:10 Daily
56821 Mayiladuthurai - Dindigul Passenger Mayiladuthurai Junction Dindigul Junction 14:58 Daily
22628 Trivandrum - Trichy Intercity SF Express Thiruvananthapuram Central Tiruchirappalli Junction 18:49 Daily
56703 Trichy - DIndigul Passenger Tiruchirappalli Junction Dindigul Junction 19:00 Daily
12635 Vaigai SF Express Chennai Egmore Madurai Junction 19:07 Daily
56805 Viluppuram - Madurai Passenger VIluppuram Junction Madurai Junction 21:17 Daily
12638 Pandian SF Express Madurai Junction Chennai Egmore 22:36 Daily

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Census Info 2011 Final population totals". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Archived from the original on 13 November 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Census Info 2011 Final population totals - Manapparai(05781)". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Population By Religious Community - Tamil Nadu" (XLS). Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2011. Retrieved 13 September 2015.
  4. ^ "Kovilpatti". Kovilpatti. Retrieved 15 February 2021.
  5. ^ Jayashree. "25 Arrivals at Manaparai SR/Southern Zone - Railway Enquiry". Retrieved 16 February 2021.

External links[edit]

Manapparai Live News