Tamil Nadu State Map


Tamilnadu, meaning the country of Tamils is one of the popular states of India. This is also the eleventh largest state of the country and the seventh among the most populated state in India. Being the most prominent state in the southern part of India, Tamilnadu Maps would show that this state shares the borders with other states such as the Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and lies across the coast of Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean. These maps will offer an idea about the location that the Indian Peninsula with its extreme south part is occupied mostly by this state.

Cities in Tamilnadu are well connected and highly advanced in every aspect when it comes to various technologies, transport, education, jobs and quality of life. Also the well knit transport system though road ways, water ways, airways and railways ensure that people can fly from any part of the country within a few hours of travel to reach this state.

Special mention is needed while speaking about Tamilnadu cuisine which is a mix of delicious platter such as idly, vada, dosa and pongal that are made with rice, a staple food here and served along with sambar, a lentil curry made with dal and spices. One can find any type of food served by the hotels in this state to cater to the needs of the foreign population who arrive here in huge numbers to enjoy the scenic locations of pristine beaches, ancient temples of historical importance, gardens, parks, zoological parks and zoos that are highly popular for their array of rare species of plants, birds and animals. History of Tamilnadu dates back to the time when Dravidians moved to south in trail of the Aryans who chose north. The four kingdoms of Dravidians namely the Pallavas, the Cholas, the Pandyas and Chalukyas ruled the whole of south India and made it to prosper. Later this state was sub divided based on the linguistic of people such as Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Andhra.

Facts about Tamilnadu state would tell you that there are various numbers of dialects for the language of this state, Tamil which vary from one region to another. Districts in Tamilnadu are 32 in number and they are subdivided further which comprises of 17,272 villages. The capital city of this state is Chennai which is a metropolis and is the fourth largest city in the country’s sub continent.

Tamil Nadu Map

Facts About Tamil Nadu
Area 130,058 km2
Capital Chennai
Languages Tamil
Literacy 90.30%
Population 72,138,958
Largest City Chennai

List of all Districts in Tamil Nadu

Code District Headquarters Population (2001) Area (km2)
AY Ariyalur Ariyalur 698,000 3,208
CH Chennai Chennai (Madras) 4,216,268 174
CO Coimbatore Coimbatore 4,224,107 7,469
CU Cuddalore Cuddalore 2,280,530 3,999
DH Dharmapuri Dharmapuri 2,833,252 4,497
DI Dindigul Dindigul 1,918,960 6,058
ER Erode Erode 2,574,067 5,714
KC Kanchipuram Kanchipuram 2,869,920 4,433
KK Kanyakumari Nagercoil 1,669,763 1,685
KR Karur Karur 933,791 2,896
MA Madurai Madurai 2,562,279 3,676
NG Nagapattinam Nagapattinam 1,487,055 2,716
NI Nilgiris Udagamandalam (Ootacamund/Ooty) 764,826 2,549
NM Namakkal Namakkal 1,495,661 3,429
PE Perambalur Perambalur 486,971 1,752
PU Pudukkottai Pudukkottai 1,452,269 4,651
RA Ramanathapuram Ramanathapuram 1,183,321 4,123
SA Salem Salem 2,992,754 5,220
SI Sivaganga Sivaganga 1,150,753 4,086
TP Tirupur Tirupur 19,17,033 5,106
TC Tiruchirappalli Tiruchirappalli 2,388,831 4,407
TH Theni Theni 1,094,724 3,066
TI Tirunelveli Tirunelveli 2,801,194 6,810
TJ Thanjavur Thanjavur 2,205,375 3,397
TK Thoothukudi Thoothukudi (Tuticorin) 1,565,743 4,621
TL Tiruvallur Tiruvallur 2,738,866 3,424
TR Tiruvarur Tiruvarur 1,165,213 2,161
TV Tiruvannamalai Tiruvannaamalai 2,881,853 6,191
VE Vellore Vellore 3,482,970 6,077
VL Viluppuram Viluppuram 2,943,917 7,217
VR Virudhunagar Virudhunagar 1201789 3,446

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