Tamil Nadu

Indian state

Tamil Nadu (Tamil: தமிழ்நாடு) is one of the states in India. The capital of this state is Chennai. Tamil is the language spoken in Tamil Nadu. Coimbatore, Tiruchirapalli, Salem, Madurai, Tirunelveli, Thanjavur and Thoothukudi are other large cities of Tamil Nadu. It is surrounded by the Bay of Bengal on the east and the Indian Ocean on the south and also by the Arabian Sea in the west for a smaller area. Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh are its neighboring states. The Tamilians are very proud of their language and heritage. In traditional Indian geography it falls under the South Indian zone.

Tamil Nadu
State of India
Official seal of Tamil Nadu
A map showing us where the location of Tamil Nadu is in the Republic of India
A map showing us where the location of Tamil Nadu is in the Republic of India
Map of Tamil Nadu
Map of Tamil Nadu
Country India
RegionSouth India
 • LegislatureUnicameral
 • Total129,966 km2 (50,180 sq mi)
 • Total76.4 Million
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Official languagesTamil · English

The current chief minister of the state is M.K.Stalin who belongs to Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) who is also the leader of the party. The leader of the opposition is Edappadi K. Palaniswami, he belongs to All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIDMK). These two Dravidian parties have been in power alternately in Tamil Nadu, since 1967.

The eastern and western tips of the state are defined by the Point Calimere and Mudumalai wildlife sanctuaries while the southernmost tip is Kanniya Kumari, also called Cape Comorin. The Indian peninsula's southernmost point. With an area of 130,058 km2 and over 62 million people. Tamil Nadu is the 11th largest state in India. The major river is Kaveri which meets the needs of agriculture. The other important rivers are south Pennar, Palar, Vaigai, Tamira bharani, Manimuthar, Noyyal and Bhavani.Tamil Nadu, a South Indian state, is famed for its Dravidian-style Hindu temples.The three ancient Tamil empires of CheraChola, and Pandya were of ancient origins. In Tamil Nadu, the Neolithic period had its advent around 2500 BCE

Districts of Tamil NaduEdit

  1. Chennai
  2. Coimbatore
  3. Salem
  4. Sivaganga
  5. Cuddalore
  6. Thanjavur
  7. Dharmapuri
  8. Nilgiris
  9. Dindigul
  10. Theni
  11. Erode
  12. Ariyalur
  13. Pudukkottai
  14. Tiruppur
  15. Thoothukudi
  16. Kanchipuram
  17. Chengalpattu
  18. Kallakurichi
  19. Tiruchirappalli
  20. Kanyakumari
  21. Tirunelveli
  22. Tenkasi
  23. Karur
  24. Tiruvallur
  25. Krishnagiri
  26. Tiruvannamalai
  27. Madurai
  28. Thiruvarur
  29. Nagapattinam
  30. Vellore
  31. Ranipet
  32. Tirupathur
  33. Namakkal
  34. Viluppuram
  35. Perambalur
  36. Virudhunagar
  37. Ramanathapuram.

Area and PopulationEdit

Area 50,180(mi²) or 129,966 (km²), it is bigger than North Korea but smaller than Greece

Population: 76.4 Million (2020)

By Sex:

Male: 38.1 Million (2020)

Female: 38.2 Million (2020)

By Area:

Rural: 37.19 Million (2011)

Urban: 34.91 Million (2011)

Density (per km2): 587 (2021)

Literacy Rate: 80.09% (2011)

Provincial symbols of Tamil-NaduEdit