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Tirunelveli

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Things to do: historic sites, nature, sightseeing
Tirunelveli ), also known as Nellai and historically as Tinnevelly, is a city in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is the administrative headquarters of the Tirunelveli District. It is the sixth-largest municipal corporation in the state descended in the form of a hedge and roof to save the paddy crop of a devotee. In Hindu legend, the place was known as Venuvana |alt=granite column with sculpture showing a person with a bowSalem]] The history of Tirunelveli was researched by Robert Caldwell and mention in the Mahavamsa, the Brihat-Samhita and the writings of Megasthenes, the region was occupied by Vijayangara rulers and Marava chieftains, Arcot Nawab and Muhammed Yusuf Khan and the polygars . Some polygars ranges from 25°C to 41°C, and 18°C to 29°C during the rest of the year. The average annual rainfall is 680mm. Maximum precipitation occurs during the northeast monsoon
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