As of 2001 India census, Thiruthangal had a population of 49,142. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Thiruthangal has an average literacy rate of 66%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 74%, and female literacy is 58%. In Thiruthangal, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Thiruthangal is once a part of Sivakasi among the largest exporter of fire crackers all over the country and abroad, and it is also famous for the hardworking of people. Historical Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru called "Kutti Japan.". It also has Granite quarries namely Standard Granites and PRP Granites.
Thiruthangal is the hub for many villages surrounding it like Sukkiravarapatti, Sillayanaickenpatti, Alamarathupatti, Naranapuram, Sengamalapatti, Velliapuram, Anaikutam, Vadamallapuram, Erichanatham, M Pudupatti etc... This town has mono track broad gauge Railway station.It will connect chennai and chenkottai.
Thiruthangal is now added with a pyramid meditation hall under the name of Sitthar Arumuga Thambiran Pyramid Dhyana Beedam
Panguni Pongal and Thai Poosam are celebrated in a grand passion every year. Sivan Temple and Perumal Temple are located at a same place.
Temple in Tiruthangal one among 108 Divya desam Main Deity is Narayana perumal in standing posture with his consort Chengkamala thayar in separate sanctum. Teertham is papavinasa teertham and vimanam Deva Chandra vimanam. Sridevi and Neeladevi are to left and Bhoodevi and Jambavathi are to right side of perumal. Markendeyar is seen in sitting posture to right side.Brugu Maharishi, Anirudha and his wife Usha is seen inside the sanctum.
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