Which of the following cities is famously known as the 'Pearl City' in India?

Options :
  1. Cochin
  2. Tuticorin
  3. Masulipatnam
  4. Rameswaram
Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 2


Tuticorin, also known as Thoothukudi in Tamil language, is a port city and an industrial city in Thoothukudi district of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The city lies in the Coromandel Coast off Bay of Bengal. Thoothukudi is known as 'Pearl City' due to the pearl fishing carried out in the town. Pearl fishing is a major occupation here and the oysters yield a fine quality of pearl.

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