NAGERCOIL was formerly known as kottar before
200 years and later on attained the present name. It
is an ancient and important commercial town in the southern
most of Tamil Nadu located 19 K.M. north of Kanyakumari , 64 K.M. south of Trivandrum and 80 K.M. south west of Tirunelveli .
As a residential town, Nagercoil is better suited than
most of the towns in Tamil Nadu, having a good
climate and water supply.