Kanyakumari Places

Rajavoor

Rajavoor

Rajavoor is a village located in Agastheeswaram Taluk of Kanniyakumari District of Tamil Nadu.

Rajavoor had been divided into "Vadakkur" and "Therkur" according to the communal population. While Vellalar reside in the northern part of this village, the southern part is dominated by Nadar community.

Previously Rajavoor was called as Vanchimarthandanalloor in some land registration documents during the reign of Travancore Princely State ruled by Maharajas (refer Nagam Ayyas "State Manual of Travancore").

Rajavoor has nearly 99% Catholic population. Rajavoor is popularly known for St. Michaels Shrine which is located at the center part of Rajavoor. The village is very near to Marungur.

Rajavoor is facilitated with Government Upgraded Primary Health center,the land and hospital building worth about one crore was donated by the people of Rajavoor & Newly modified St.Michael High school.The school was established in the year 1922.