, a state in southern India is bordered with Pondicherry, Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
It is regarded as the cradle of Dravidian culture with its cultural paraphernalia speckled all across the state in the form of magnificent temples, gateways, intricate carvings, and the society seeped in tradition.
Tamil Nadu is the most urbanized state in India. The key industries of the state are heavy engineering and manufacturing-based companies and textiles.
Tamil Nadu covers total land area of 130,058 km2 and is divided into 32 districts which are: Ariyalur, Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dharmapuri, Dindigul, Erode, Kancheepuram, Kanyakumari, Karur, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Nagapattinam, Namakkal, Perambalur, Pudukottai, Ramanathapuram, Salem, Sivaganga, Thanjavur, The Nilgiris, Theni, Thiruvallur, Thiruvannamalai, Thiruvarur, Thirunelveli, Tiruppur, Trichirappalli, uticorin, Vellore, Villupuram and Virudhunagar.
Last Updated on : 15 February 2013