Tiruchendur is a panchayat town located at the Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal, in the Thoothukudi district of Tamil Nadu. It is home to Thiruchendur Murugan Temple, also known as Arulmigu Subramaniaswamy Temple which is a Second Arupadai veedu one of the ancient Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Muruga. Tiruchendur is located on the south–eastern coast of India in the south–eastern part of Tamil Nadu. It is located on the south-eastern shoreline of Tamil Nadu overlooking the Bay of Bengal. The soil type is majorly Clay, Red soil. The suburban villages surrounding the town contain arid, red soil forests that are densely planted with palm trees, cashew plantations, and other crops typical of the region.