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Kanniyākumāri (India)

LC control no.n 89291771
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingKanniyākumāri (India)
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Geographic subdivision usageIndia--Kanniyākumāri
Variant(s)Kanyākumārī (India)
Cape Comorin (India)
Other standard no.Q222267
Associated countryIndia
Found inVivekānandapuramānta, 1993: p. 23 (Kanyākumārī)
Where is it, 1976: p. 10 (Kanniyākumāri; 8.1 N, 77.6 E)
Lipp. (Comorin, Cape); rocky headland, S. Travancore-Cochin, India, southernmost pt. of Ind. peninsula, in Ind. Ocean. Ancient temple on seashore is imp. Hindu pilgrimage site)
GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (ppl; 08°05ʹ00ʺN 077°34ʹ00ʺE)
The concise dictionary of world place-names, 2014 (Kanniyākumāri, Tamil Nādu/India. According to legend, the goddess Kanyā Kumāri killed a demon here and the town is named after her)
Wikipedia, December 7, 2020 (Kanyakumari (also known as Cape Comorin); town in Kanyakumari District in the state of Tamil Nadu in India; 8.084°N 77.546°E)
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