Also known as Ayur, Kilayur is a village in the Ilayangudi Taluk of Sivagangai District
. This village is famous for jallikattu (manju virattu), an ancient Tamil daring game. The villagers hold jallikattu every year during the Pongal
festival. A large number of neighboring villagers with their bullocks and oxen participate in this festival.
Kilayur is situated south-west of Ilayangudi, which is 25 km from Karaikudi.