Encompassed by Majestic Hills and the fields flanked by brilliant ocean shores, bordered with coconut trees and paddy fields, here and there are few hoisted patches of red bluffs with undulating valleys and fields between the hilly territory and the ocean - drift, so nearly entwined with Temples and Churches and different buildings lies the area, 'Kanyakumari'. (The region name is spelled as "Kanniyakumari" in official records which is tuned in to the talked name of the area in Tamil dialect). With a range of 1672 sq.km. it involves 1.29% of the aggregate degree of Tamil Nadu. It positions first in writing proficiency in addition to different regions in Tamil Nadu.