Manamadurai is the headquarters of Sivagangai District. Manamadurai is a city located about 48 Kms from the Temple City Madurai. Manamadurai is noted for the production of Classical Music Instrument Ghatam. Ghatams made in Manamadurai, Tamil Nadu are famous for their quality. The Vaigai flows from North to South in this City.
Manamadurai Sipcot Industry is famous in Tamilnadu. The manufacture of Bricks and Pots is the main business in Manamadurai. Manamadurai Junction Railway Station is on the Sivagangai–Ramanathapuram rail line of the Southern Railways