Map of Tamil Nadu

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Tamilnadu Location Map
Tamilnadu Location Map
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Tamil Nadu District Map
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Tamilnadu City Map
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Tamilnadu Tehsil Map
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Tamilnadu Road Map
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Tamil Nadu Railway Map
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Tamil Nadu Physical Map
Tamilnadu Travel Map
Tamilnadu Travel Map

Tamil Nadu, a major state in southern India, is bordered with Puducherry, Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

egarded 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.

Tamilnadu has the third largest urbanized population in the country after maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh. The key industries of the state are heavy engineering and manufacturing-based companies and textiles.

Tamil Nadu covers total land area of 130,060 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.

Major Cities in Tamil Nadu

There are many beautiful cities in Tamil Nadu but some of the major ones are Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Tirunelveli, Vellore, Tuticorin, Dindigul, Hosur, etc. Almost every city of Tamilnadu has national highway and rail network connecting other cities of India. Chennai, Coimbatore and Madurai has airports that connect to the rest of the world.

Tourist Attractions in Tamil Nadu

  • Brihadeeshwara Temple
  • Ramanathaswamy Temple
  • Marina Beach
  • Kapaleesawarar Temple
  • Meenakshi Amman Temple
  • Nataraja Temple
  • Kodaikanal Lake
  • Group of Monuments
  • Yercaud

Rivers in Tamil Nadu

There are a number of rivers in Tamil Nadu, but some of the major ones include Kaveri River, Vaigai River, Palar River, Noyyal River, Bhavani River, Cheyyar River, and Thamirabarani River.

Highways in Tamil Nadu

There are at least 25 nationals highways in this state, of which 12 lie completely within Tamil Nadu. The State Highways Network in Tamil Nadu has seven circles including Chennai, Villupuram, Madurai, Salem, Tiruchirappalli, Coimbatore, Tirunelveli.

Educational Institutions in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu is one the states in India which is known for offering some of the best educational institutions in India. Some of the reputed ones are Central University of Tamil Nadu, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu National Law School, Indian Maritime University, Institute of Mathematical Sciences, VIT University, to name a few.

Best Time to Visit Tamil Nadu

The state experiences rainfall twice in a year, South West Monsoon (June till September) and North east Monsoon (October till December). So, if you want to explore the nooks and corners of the state in a pleasant weather, try booking your tickets between the months July and September or January and March.

How to Reach Tamil Nadu

By Air:

Chennai international airport is the easiest way to reach this state, especially when you want to save time. Flights for at least 20 domestic destinations and international destinations like Frankfurt, London and so on are handled by this airport.

By Rail:

Railway junctions in Tamil Nadu are located in Chennai, Madurai, Tiruchirapalli, Salem, and Coimbatore. So, you need to decide which destination you want to head to.

By Road:

There are a number of private as well as government buses that connect Tamil Nadu with other states. You can get details about almost all of them online.

Tamil Nadu State Information

Date of formation26 January 1950
GovernorR. N. Ravi
Chief MinisterM. K. Stalin
Tourist attractionsMarina Beach, Mahabalipuram Beach, Ooty
FestivalsPongal, Vaikasi, Visakam, Avani Moolam,
Major dance and music formsBharatnatyam, Paravi Attam, Neyyandi Melam
Arts and craftsTanjore style of painting; Kanchipuram silk; Toda women embroider geometrical patterns on shawl, called poothkuli
LanguageTamil and English
Size130,060 km2
Population (Census 2011)77,881,463
RiversKaveri, Palar, Pniyar, Bhavani
Forests and wildlife sanctuaries.Mudumalai NP, Mukurthi NP, Annamalai NP
State animalNilgiri tahr
State birdEmerald dove
State flowerGloriosa lily
State treePalmera palm
Major cropsPaddy, Jowar, Ragi, Tea
FactoidsMamallapuram is a group of rock cut monuments and temples carved between 7th and 8th centuries AD in Mahabalipuram.
The magnificent Meenakshi temple at Madurai was built by the Pandyas.
No. of District32

Districts in Tamil Nadu

Ariyalur1,949.31 square kilometres7,52,481
Chennai178.2 sq km4,681,087,
Coimbatore4,850 sq.km3472578
Cuddalore3,564 sq km2600880
Dharmapuri4497.77 Sq km1502900
Dindigul6,058 sq km.2161367
Erode5,692 Sq km22,59,608
Kanchipuram4,432 sq km3990897
Kanniyakumari1,684 Sq Km1863174
Karur2901 sq.km10,76,588
Krishnagiri5143 sq km1883731
Madurai3,741.73 sq km3041038
Nagapattinam2417 sq.km1614069
Namakkal130,058 sq km1721179
Nilgiris2,452.5 sq km735071
Perambular1,752 sq km564511
Pudukkottai4663 sq km1618725
Ramnathapuram4123 sq km1337560
Salem5245 sq km3480008
Sivaganga4,189 Sq km1341250
Thanjavur3476 sq km2402781
Theni District2,889 sq km1243684
Thoothukodi District4621 Sq km1738376
Tiruvarur2161 sq km.1268094
Tirunelveli6,823 Sq km3072880
Tiruchirappalli4,404 sq km2713858
Tiruvallur3,422 Sq km3725697
Tiruppur516.12 Sq km2471222
Tiruvannamalai6191 sq km3468965
Vellore6077 sq km3928106
Villupuram7217 sq km3463284
Virudhnagar3445.73. sq km1943309

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Last Updated on: July 26, 2021