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Country  India
District  Thanjavur
Coastline  0 kilometres (0 mi)
Local time  Monday 6:25 AM
State  Tamil Nadu
Time zone  IST (UTC+5:30)
Nearest city  Thanjavur
Weather  26°C, Wind S at 3 km/h, 90% Humidity

Budalur (pronounced as 'boodhaloor') Indian Villages


Map of Budalur, Tamil Nadu 613602

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The India Village Budalur, is located in the taluk of Budalur, district of Thanjavur, in the State of Tamil Nadu.

About Budalur Budalur Budalur is a City in Budalur Taluk in Thanjavur District of Tamil Nadu State, India It is located 19 KM towards west from District head quarters Thanjavur It is a Taluk head quarter Budalur Pin code is 613602 and postal head office is Budalur Sellappanpettai ( 3 KM ) , Avarampatti ( 4 KM ) , Rayanthur ( 5 KM ) , Ammaiyagaram ( 5 KM ) , Nandavanapatti ( 5 KM ) are the nearby Villages to Budalur Budalur is surrounded by Thiruvaiyaru Taluk towards East , Thanjavur Taluk towards East , Nanjikottai Taluk towards East , Pullambadi Taluk towards North Nanjikottai , Thanjavur , Lalgudi , Tiruchirappalli are the nearby Cities to Budalur This Place is in the border of the Thanjavur District and Tiruchirappalli District Tiruchirappalli District Pullambadi is North towards this place Demographics of Budalur Tamil is the Local Language here. Location Details Taluk Name : Budalur District : Thanjavur State : Tamil Nadu Language : Tamil Time zone: IST (UTC+5:30) Elevation / Altitude: 62 meters. Above Seal level Telephone Code / Std Code: 04362 Pin Code : 613602 Post Office Name : Budalur

How to Reach Budalur Budalur By Train Budalur Rail Way Station , Aiyanapuram Rail Way Station are the very nearby railway stations to Budalur. How ever Thanjavar Rail Way Station is major railway station 18 KM near to Budalur

Nearby Railway Stations Budalur- 1 KM Aiyanapuram- 7 KM Alakkudi- 7 KM Solgampatti- 13 KM

Places to Visit Thanjavur- 17 KM Tiruchy- 35 KM Swamimalai- 45 KM Darasuram- 49 KM Kumbakonam- 52 KM

Budalur Nearby Places Few nearby places of Budalur are listed below for your reference:

Cities Nanjikottai- 17 KM Thanjavur- 18 KM Lalgudi- 24 KM Tiruchirappalli- 34 KM

Taluks Budalur- 0 KM Thiruvaiyaru- 15 KM Thanjavur- 18 KM Pullambadi- 21 KM

Airports Civil Airport- 34 KM Salem Airport- 146 KM Madurai Airport- 161 KM Peelamedu Airport- 240 KM

District Head Quarters Thanjavur- 18 KM Tiruchirappalli- 35 KM Ariyalur- 43 KM Pudukkottai- 55 KM

Budalur- Budalur similar villages Deekshasamudram- Budalur Indalur- Budalur Kadambangudi- Budalur Kankeyanpatti- Budalur Katchamangalam- Budalur Koothur- Budalur Koviladi- Budalur Kovilpathu- Budalur Maickelpatti- Budalur Maraneri- Budalur

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The most significant landmark of Budalur is its Railway Station that was built by the British people some 140 years ago. This station falls under the Class B category of Indian Railway stations and most trains that pass through the station will stop there for passengers. Some 30 years ago, this was a small village with much less population and the major occupation was agriculture. But now lot of other businesses are available and the life style of people has also changed. The major change is due to the easiness to travel provided by Railway Station.

There are lot of roadways from Budalur to reach the main towns of Thanjavur and Trichy. There are lot of buses available from major towns and other villages to Budalur. Most of the people use two-wheelers. There are taxi stands, load vehicle stands and a vegetable market available around the railway station. There are 3 petrol bunks available in Budalur.


There are 3 Matriculation Schools (Our Lady of Health Matriculation School-A Christian Convent, Vidhya Matriculation School , Wesley Matriculation School), 2 Government Elementary Schools, a Government Girls Higher Secondary School and a Government Higher Secondary School. Now built a CBSE school named SHEMFORD FUTURISTIC SCHOOL, placed near new taluk office. Budalur is the main educational center for lot of small villages around it.


A sub-registrar's Office in Budalur covers more than 80 villages in Budalur Circle. Also the major office of Budalur is the Panchayat Union Office (formerly called as Block Development Office) that connects Budalur with 40 major village panchayats with 90 smaller villages. T.Thanga Kennedy is serving as the current Panchayat President.

There is a Public Works Department Office and an Assistant Educational Office. The Primary Health Care Centre (PHC) in Budalur serves a lot of village people, free of cost. The PHC contains sophisticated Operation Theater, Beds and Scanning facilities to help people in case of urgency.

As per the announcement from Tamil Nadu Chief Minister in May 2013, the Thanjavur Taluk is bifurcated and a new Budalur Taluk is formed.


There are 7 main temples for Lord Shiva(2), Lord Vijaya Kothanda Raama, Lord Murugan, Goddess Naachiyaaramman, Lord Ganesh and Lord Ayyanar. One of Lord Shiva's temple is called as Aabathsahaayeswara (God who helps during problems) temple, which was constructed by Raja Raja Chola (who built Thanjavur Big temple), is located in a vast landscape in Kovilpathu (a sub-division of Budalur). This temple has got songs from Ancient Devotees of Lord Shiva like Sundarar etc.,.

The world famous Poondi Matha Bascillica (a Catholic Shrine), is located in 9 km from Budalur. Also there is a mosque and 2 churches in Budalur. In total, Budalur maintains secularism.

The place Thiruvaiyaru, which is famous for its Thiyagaraja Aaraadhanaa (Carnatic Music Concert), is located at 24 km from Budalur.

Popular Personalities

  • Budalur Vaidhyanatha Ayyar, who originally started Ananda Vikatan as a humour magazine which was later sold to S. S. Vasan in 1928 for Rs.200.
  • Budalur Krishnamurti Sastri, a well acclaimed carnatic musician and Gottuvadhyam player.
  • Naveenan (personal name Budalur Muthuswamy), a popular writer and the first editor of the Tamil magazine Cinema Express (from The Indian Express group), who is well known in the Tamil Press world.
  • References

    Budalur Wikipedia

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