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Presidency: Madras Presidency
Coordinates: 9.919662°N 78.119393°E
Altitude: 31 m (101 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Madurai
State/Province: Tamil Nadu
Country: India
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Madura was the headquarters of the Madura District in the Madras Presidency during the British period.

Madura station was on the South Indian Railway metre gauge (MG) 'Madras-Tuticorin Mainline' and formed a junction with the Tuticorin Branch Line to Tuticorin and the Pamban Branch Railway to Mandapam and Rameswaram

Spelling variants

Modern spelling: Madurai
Variants: Madura


There were sieges of the city by the British in 1763 and 1764.

External links

Sieges 1763-1764