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Madurai is situated on the banks of river Vaigai in Tamil Nadu a state in southern India. It is the second largest city of Tamil Nadu and has a population in excess of 1.1 million people. It is well known for the Meenakshi temple situated at the heart of the town which attracts both tourists and pilgrims. Madurai has a rich cultural heritage and has been an important commercial centre since 550 AD when it was the capital city for the great Pandya kings.

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