Kanyakumari Places



Derisanamcope is a small Village/hamlet in Thovala Block in Kanniyakumari District of Tamil Nadu State, India. It comes under Derisanamcope Panchayath. It is located 12 KM towards North from District head quarters Nagercoil. 4 KM from Thovalai. 717 KM from State capital Chennai.

Derisanamcope Pin code is 629851 and postal head office is Azhakiapandipuram.

It is surrounded by paddy fields, ponds of lotus, flowers, and groves of coconut palms, beautiful hills and cool breeze.

Derisanamcope is so called because Lord Ram had shot three arrows at the thadaka which together had stitched up her body. Thus, Trisharam(Three arrows) Korpu(stich) has become todays Derisanamcope.

Raghaveswarar temple is a hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located at Derisanamcope Village. Raghaveswarar temple is locally referred as "Periya Kovil". Presiding diety is called as Raghaveswarar and Mother is called as Ulaga Nayaki Ammai. Though the temple is tamil style, all the poojas are held in Kerala style.

Derisanamcope Village is famous for ayurvedic treatment for nearly a century.

Kadukkarai ( 3 KM ) , Kattuputhoor ( 3 KM ) , Esanthimangalam ( 4 KM ) , Thidal ( 4 KM ) , Arumanallur ( 6 KM ) are the nearby Villages to Derisanamcope.