Anaiyur, Virudhunagar

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Anaiyur is located in Tamil Nadu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 9°25′28″N 77°47′23″E / 9.42444°N 77.78972°E / 9.42444; 77.78972Coordinates: 9°25′28″N 77°47′23″E / 9.42444°N 77.78972°E / 9.42444; 77.78972
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Virudhunagar
Population (2001)
 • Total 19,847
 • Official Tamil
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registration TN 95

Anaiyur is a part of Sivakasi city.It was once a panchayat town in Sivakasi block of Virudhunagar district.The town of anaiyur is soon to be integrated with new Sivakasi city municipal corporation.

Anaiyur is one of the well developed residential areas in Sivakasi.

It includes the residential areas like Reserveline, Anaiyur, indira nagar, etc. Among the residential areas the most prominent area is Bharathi Nagar which itself connects reserveline with satchiyapuram with a distance of 2 km approximately.

The Sivakasi industrial estate which was initiated in yearly 1950's is being situated here.


The government higher secondary school and SCMS school are located in Anaiyur to meet the educational needs.

Some private schools are also located here to cater the educational needs of the town.


Sri Uma Maheshwari Amman temple, Murugan temple, etc.


St. Peter's Church, St. Mark's Church,Maranatha Church


Jumma Masjith, Bilal Mosque

There is no bus stand in Anaiyur. The nearest bus stand is Sivakasi bus stand located at a distance of 5.7km. Another bus stand is located at Thiruthangal at a distance of 7 to 8km.

RAILWAY STATION: 1. Sivakasi railway station (2 to 3 km) 2. Thiruthangal railway station (7 to 8 km)


Esi government hospital is situated here to cater medical facilitiesof this town.

Anaiyur is situated in the main area of Sivakasi-Srivilliputhur Highway(state highways-42 SH 42)


As of 2001 India census,[1] Anaiyur had a population of 19,847. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%.


  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
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