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About Chinnathurai

Chinnathurai is on a corner of Tamilnadu. The Kerala border from the village is approximately 8 km. It is about 18 km from Marthanadam and 10 km south to Kaliyakkavilai ( both are prominent business towns in this area ). It is well connected to other near towns through roadways. Arabian Sea plays with its waves on the shores of Chinnathurai’s south part. Nithiravilai, a small business town which caters its day to day needs, as northern boundary. Eraviputhanthurai and Thoothoor ( both are fishing villages ) are fortifying its west and east boundaries respectively. The village is spread across 1000 acres of area approximately.

Chinnathurai is basically a Catholic Christian village but also is having some Hindu families, diversified like India. The village is having large Catholic Church on its centre. The Church can accommodate approximately 900 people for a service. It has five small shrines of different Saints on its various parts. There are 4 schools and one college inside the village and 2 schools outside the village which all imparts education to the people of surrounding places. St. Jude’s Community Hall serves as common hall for any village or family functions adds beauty to its panoramic view. St. Jude’s Sports Club is maintaining the library which inculcates the reading habits to its youth. A small Post Office and a petrol pump which is owned by the government also cater the respective needs.

The beautiful Anantha Victoria Maharani Canal ( AVM Canal )runs through the centre divides the village by Northern Chinnathurai and Southern Chinnathurai. A bridge on this canal connects both the sides. The bridge also connects the other villages on east and west of Chinnathurai as well. The village is having more than 25 acres as vacant land inside the village apart from the beach area covered with white sand which serves as the main recreation spot and playground for its peopleAdd your main content here - text, photos, videos, addons, whatever you want!

Facilities available:

  • College - St. Jude's College
  • Schools -         pius XI h.s.s
  •                    pius XI L. primary school
  •                    st. jude"s english mediam school,
  •                    st . judes nursary school
  •                    Institutions in neighbor villages
  • Banks - State Bank of Travancore,
  • Hospital - Govt. Primary Health Center & Private Hospitals
  • Police Station
  • Post Office
  • Libraries - St, jude's library


  • Few Organisations in Chinnathurai

    Spiritual Services

    St. Jude;s church

    The shrines :             St. Antony kurusady,

                                St. sebestiar kurusady

                                 St. annes kurusady

                                 St. nickolas Kurusady

                                 St. mary's kebi


    Other Information

  • Language Spoken: Tamil, Malayalam
  • Church: St. Jude's Church
  • Nearest Airport: Trivandrum. (40 KM)
  • Nearest Railway Station: Kuzhithurai / Marthandom (16 KM)
  • Location:

  • 40 KM from Nagercoil.
  • 16 KM from Marthandom.
  • 40 KM from Trivandrum (Capital of Kerela)
  • 750 KM from Chennai (Capital of Tamilnadu)
  • 750 KM from Bangalore (Capital of Karnataka)
  • Chinnathurai maps