Nagapattinam

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Nagapattinam (nākappaṭṭinam, previously spelt Nagapatnam or Negapatam) is a town in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and the administrative headquarters of Nagapattinam District.wikipedia
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Nagapattinam district

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Nagapattinam (nākappaṭṭinam, previously spelt Nagapatnam or Negapatam) is a town in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and the administrative headquarters of Nagapattinam District.
The town of Nagapattinam is the district headquarters.

Soundararajaperumal temple, Nagapattinam

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Kayarohanaswami Temple and Soundararajaperumal Temple, Nagapattinam are the major Hindu pilgrimage sites.
It is located in Nagapattinam, a town in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Kayarohanaswami Temple, Nagapattinam

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Kayarohanaswami Temple and Soundararajaperumal Temple, Nagapattinam are the major Hindu pilgrimage sites.
Kayarohanaswami Temple, Nagapattinam is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Siva situated in the town of Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu, India.

Point Calimere

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Nagapattinam is the base for tourism for Sikkal, Velankanni, Poompuhar, Kodiakkarai, Vedaranyam, Mannargudi and Tharangambadi. Tourism is a major economic driver with the presence of heritage and historic points like Nagore, Velankanni, Sikkal, Kodikkarai, Vedaranyam, Mannargudi and Tharangambadi.
Kodiakkarai also called Point Calimere or Cape Calimere, (கோடியக்கரை Kodiakkarai), is a low headland on the Coromandel Coast, in the Nagapattinam district of the state of Tamil Nadu, India.

Chudamani Vihara

The Chudamani Vihara in Nagapattinam constructed by the Srivijayan king Sri Mara Vijayattungavarman of the Sailendra dynasty with the help of Rajaraja Chola I was an important Buddhist structure in those times.
Chudamani Vihara was a Buddhist vihara (monastery) in Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu, India.

Dutch Coromandel

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Nagapattinam was settled by the Portuguese and, later, the Dutch under whom it served as the capital of Dutch Coromandel from 1660 to 1781.
The headquarters of the colony shifted to Nagapattinam in 1690, after the Dutch had begun working on their Fort Vijf Sinnen three years earlier.

Siege of Negapatam

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The town was taken by the British from the Dutch in 1781 (who had been formally brought into the war in 1780).
A British force besieged the Dutch-controlled port of Negapatam, the capital of Dutch Coromandel, on the eastern coast of India, which capitulated after the fortification's walls were breached.

Coromandel Coast

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Nagapattinam was referred by early writers and the Portuguese as "the city of Coromandel".
The important ports include Chennai, Thoothukkudi, Nellore, Ennore and Nagapattinam, which take advantage of their close proximity with regions rich in natural and mineral resources and good transport infrastructure.

Sikkal Singaravelan Temple

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Nagapattinam is the base for tourism for Sikkal, Velankanni, Poompuhar, Kodiakkarai, Vedaranyam, Mannargudi and Tharangambadi.
The temple is located in the village of Sikkal, near Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu.

Mayiladuthurai

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The municipality covers an area of 14.92 sqkm Nagapattinam is situated at a distance of 350 km from Chennai, 14 km from Karaikal, 40 km from Mayiladuthurai, 40 km from Kumbakonam, 80 km from Thanjavur and 25 km from Thiruvarur. Nagapattinam is connected with Chennai, Vellore, Coimbatore, Tiruchirapalli, Karaikal and other major towns of Tamil Nadu through the state highways SH 22 from Grand Anaicut to Kaveripoompattinam, SH 23 from Mayiladuthurai to Thiruthuraipoondi, SH 64 from Kumbakonam to Sirkazhi, SH 67 from Nagore to Nachiyar Koil, SH 147 from Kumbakonam to Karaikkal, SH 148 from Nagore to Vettar.
The town is located at a distance of 60 km from the district headquarters of Nagapattinam and 281 km from the state capital, Chennai.

Battle of Negapatam (1782)

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This town fell into the hands of the British in 1781 after the two naval battles between British and French fleets were fought off the coast of Negapatam, as it was then known: the first in 1758 as part of the Seven Years' War and the second in 1782 as part of the Fourth Anglo-Dutch War.
Negapatam was sieged and taken by Sir Hector Munro in November 1781.

Mannargudi

Nagapattinam is the base for tourism for Sikkal, Velankanni, Poompuhar, Kodiakkarai, Vedaranyam, Mannargudi and Tharangambadi. Tourism is a major economic driver with the presence of heritage and historic points like Nagore, Velankanni, Sikkal, Kodikkarai, Vedaranyam, Mannargudi and Tharangambadi.
The nearest seaport is at Nagappattinam, located 52 km from Mannargudi.

Rajaraja I

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The Chudamani Vihara in Nagapattinam constructed by the Srivijayan king Sri Mara Vijayattungavarman of the Sailendra dynasty with the help of Rajaraja Chola I was an important Buddhist structure in those times.
The Cholas controlled the area around of Bay of Bengal with Nagapattinam as the main port.

Kumbakonam

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The municipality covers an area of 14.92 sqkm Nagapattinam is situated at a distance of 350 km from Chennai, 14 km from Karaikal, 40 km from Mayiladuthurai, 40 km from Kumbakonam, 80 km from Thanjavur and 25 km from Thiruvarur. Nagapattinam is connected with Chennai, Vellore, Coimbatore, Tiruchirapalli, Karaikal and other major towns of Tamil Nadu through the state highways SH 22 from Grand Anaicut to Kaveripoompattinam, SH 23 from Mayiladuthurai to Thiruthuraipoondi, SH 64 from Kumbakonam to Sirkazhi, SH 67 from Nagore to Nachiyar Koil, SH 147 from Kumbakonam to Karaikkal, SH 148 from Nagore to Vettar.
In 1877, railway lines were completed linking Kumbakonam with the ports of Madras, Tuticorin and Nagapattinam.

Tharangambadi

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Nagapattinam is the base for tourism for Sikkal, Velankanni, Poompuhar, Kodiakkarai, Vedaranyam, Mannargudi and Tharangambadi. Tourism is a major economic driver with the presence of heritage and historic points like Nagore, Velankanni, Sikkal, Kodikkarai, Vedaranyam, Mannargudi and Tharangambadi.
There was also a sizable population of Indo-Portuguese due to their presence nearby in Nagapattinam.

Thanjavur

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The municipality covers an area of 14.92 sqkm Nagapattinam is situated at a distance of 350 km from Chennai, 14 km from Karaikal, 40 km from Mayiladuthurai, 40 km from Kumbakonam, 80 km from Thanjavur and 25 km from Thiruvarur.
Five years after its annexation, the British replaced Negapatam (modern-day Nagapattinam) with Thanjavur as the seat of the district administration.

Thiruvarur

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The municipality covers an area of 14.92 sqkm Nagapattinam is situated at a distance of 350 km from Chennai, 14 km from Karaikal, 40 km from Mayiladuthurai, 40 km from Kumbakonam, 80 km from Thanjavur and 25 km from Thiruvarur.
The municipality covers an area of 10.47 sqkm Thiruvarur is situated at a distance of 300 km from Chennai, 24 km from Nagapattinam, 40 km from Karaikal, 40 km from Mayiladuthurai and 56 km from Thanjavur.

Sikkal

Tourism is a major economic driver with the presence of heritage and historic points like Nagore, Velankanni, Sikkal, Kodikkarai, Vedaranyam, Mannargudi and Tharangambadi.
Sikkal is a small township located between Thiruvarur and Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu, India.

City Union Bank

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All major nationalised banks such as State Bank of India, Indian Bank, Central Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Indian Overseas Bank and private banks like ICICI Bank, City Union Bank have branches in Nagapattinam.
Thereafter, branches were opened at Nagapattinam, Sannanallur, Ayyampet, Thirukattupalli, Thiruvarur, Manapparai, Mayuram and Porayar within a span of twenty-five years.

Kulottunga I

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It was also called Cholakula Vallipattinam during the period of Kulottunga I, when it was one of the important ports.
In 1089 AD, the ruler of Sri Vijaya sent two ambassadors to Kulottunga's court, requesting him to renew the old grants to the Buddhist monastery (Chulamani Vihara) in Nagapattinam that was built during the period of Rajaraja Chola I.

Peace of Paris (1783)

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When the Dutch and British reached a peace agreement in 1784, Nagapattinam was formally ceded to the British.
Britain agreed to return nearly all Dutch possessions captured in the East Indies (the most important of which, Trincomalee on Ceylon, had already been retaken by the French anyway) but kept Negapatnam on the Indian coast.

Nagore

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Tourism is a major economic driver with the presence of heritage and historic points like Nagore, Velankanni, Sikkal, Kodikkarai, Vedaranyam, Mannargudi and Tharangambadi. Nagapattinam is connected with Chennai, Vellore, Coimbatore, Tiruchirapalli, Karaikal and other major towns of Tamil Nadu through the state highways SH 22 from Grand Anaicut to Kaveripoompattinam, SH 23 from Mayiladuthurai to Thiruthuraipoondi, SH 64 from Kumbakonam to Sirkazhi, SH 67 from Nagore to Nachiyar Koil, SH 147 from Kumbakonam to Karaikkal, SH 148 from Nagore to Vettar.
It is located approximately 12 km south of Karaikal and 5 km north of Nagapattinam.

Thiruthuraipoondi

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Nagapattinam is connected with Chennai, Vellore, Coimbatore, Tiruchirapalli, Karaikal and other major towns of Tamil Nadu through the state highways SH 22 from Grand Anaicut to Kaveripoompattinam, SH 23 from Mayiladuthurai to Thiruthuraipoondi, SH 64 from Kumbakonam to Sirkazhi, SH 67 from Nagore to Nachiyar Koil, SH 147 from Kumbakonam to Karaikkal, SH 148 from Nagore to Vettar.
Thiruthuraipoondi is 330 km south of Chennai, 40 km south of Nagapattinam and 65 km east of Thanjavur.

Srivijaya

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The Chudamani Vihara in Nagapattinam constructed by the Srivijayan king Sri Mara Vijayattungavarman of the Sailendra dynasty with the help of Rajaraja Chola I was an important Buddhist structure in those times.
In 1006, a Srivijayan Maharaja from the Sailendra dynasty, king Maravijayattungavarman, constructed the Chudamani Vihara in the port town of Nagapattinam.

Thirumangai Alvar

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Thirumangai Azhwar, the 9th century vaishnavite saint poet, is believed to have stolen the golden Buddha statue to fund the Ranganathaswamy Temple at Srirangam; the authenticity of the theory is questionable.
He is known for building of the third wall at the Vishnu temple, Srirangam for which he melted a gold Buddha statue from the Negapatam monastery.