It is a residential community in Tuticorin District and home office of Ottapidaram taluk. The greatest taluk in Tamil Nadu state. Ottapidaram is a tourism focus with availability to numerous spots in Tamil Nadu. Tirunelveli or Tuticorin can be effortlessly from anyplace and Ottapidaram is near these two spots 45 km from Tirunelveli and 22 km from Tuticorin. additionally of the colossal opportunity warrior V. O. Chidambaram Pillai called VOC. VOC is likewise called as "Kappalottiya Tamizhan" in light of the fact that he propelled one of the primary transportation organizations, Swadeshi Steam Navigation Company which worked dispatch amongst Tuticorin and Colombo against the British amid the British administration in India.