Tam: வாணியம்பாடி vāṇiyampāṭi

‘Trading Town’  Town, Tamil Nadu

From Tam: vāṇikam/vāṇiyam, ‘trade’, ‘commerce’; and Tam: pāṭi , ‘town’, village’.

Leather is the mainstay of Vaniyambadi’s economy: it has more than 150 tanneries and manufactures a wide range of leather products including shoes and gloves.

For related place names see Indian Place names and Tamil Nadu place names.

 

Vaniyambadi Railway Station            GSS15