Place:Srirangam, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu, India

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NameSrirangam
Alt namesSrīrangamsource: Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-66
Thiruvarangamsource: Wikipedia
TypeCity or town
Coordinates10.85°N 78.733°E
Located inTiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu, India
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Srirangam (formerly Vellithirumutha gramam) and Thiruvarangam in Tamil is an island and a part of the city of Tiruchirapalli, in South India.

Srirangam is bounded by the Kaveri River (also known as Cauvery river) on one side, and the Kaveri distributary Kollidam (Coleroon) on the other side. Srirangam is home to a significant population of Srivaishnavites (followers of Lord Vishnu, one of the triumvirate of Hindu Gods the other two being Lord Siva, the Destroyer and Lord Brahma, the Creator).

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