Sivakasi is a city in Virudhunagar District in the Indian territory of Tamil Nadu. This city is known for its sparkler, matchbox and printing businesses. The ventures in Sivakasi utilize more than 2,50,000 individuals with an expected turnover of ₹20 billion Sivakasi was set up in the fifteenth century amid the rule of the Pandya ruler Harikesari Parakkirama Pandian. The town was a piece of Madurai domain and has been ruled at different circumstances by the Later Pandyas, Vijayanagar Empire, and Madurai Nayaks, Chanda Sahib, Carnatic kingdom and the British. A noteworthy uproar amid the British Raj occurred in 1899.
Sivakasi has a dry climate, making it reasonable for dry harvests like cotton, chillies and millets. Badhrkali Amman sanctuary is a standout amongst the most conspicuous historic points of the town. It is privately directed by an exceptional review region which covers a region of 6.8 km2 2.6 sq mi. Roadways are the real method of transport to the town, while there is likewise railroad availability. In 2011, Sivakasi had a populace of 71,040.