Tamil Nadu State – The Land of Tamils (or) Tamil Country

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About Tamil Nadu State

Tamil Nadu State is one among the 29 states of India. Tamilnadu State is located in South India and is bordered with Puducherry which is a one of the Union Territories of India along with the few south Indian states includes Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, and Karnataka. The capital city of TN State is the Chennai previously known as “Madras”.

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TN State Population

The Population of State is about 72,147,030 which is the 06th largest state in Indian population and the 32 Districts are covering with an area of 130,060 square kilometres (or) 50,220 square miles

Tamilnadu State Language

The official and native language of Tamilnadu state is “Tamil” (தமிழ்) and the additional language of Tamilians is “English”

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Formation of Tamil Nadu State

Tamil Nadu State was formed on the Republic Day i.e. 26th Jan 1950 where the Constitution of India was written on that day by the former president DR B R Ambedkar.

Chennai, which was known as Madras till 1996, is the state’s largest city and capital. Marina Beach, the second longest beach in the world, is located in Chennai. Coimbatore, Madurai, Tirunelveli, Tiruchirappalli, Salem, Erode, Tirupur, Thoothukudi, and Vellore are other major cities in Tamil Nadu.

Many people know that Chennai is the capital of Tamil Nadu. But here we give you a few statistics. The name of Madras State was changed to Tamil Nadu in 1967. Tamil Nadu is located on the southern line of the Indian Peninsula. Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and West in Kerala are in the north. The Union Territory of Puducherry (formerly known as Pondicherry) is located on the eastern coast of Tamil Nadu. The island is in the south-east of Sri Lanka. Unlike many other parts of the country, Tamil Nadu experiences rainfall by the “north-east monsoon winds” in October-December. In this phase, the farmers in the Bay of Bengal are heavily dependent on the rains produced in the Bay of Bengal. The main river of the state is Cauvery River, which originates in the state of Karnataka and flows into Tamil Nadu. Vaigai and Tamaraparani are other important rivers.

Statistics about Tamil Nadu

Capital – Chennai
Area –11,30,058 sqm
Population – 62,405,679 (2001 calculation)
Men – 31,400,909
Women – 31,004,770
Total Districts – 32
Total Assembly Constituencies – 234
TN Total Corporations – 8
Total municipalities – 102
Total Town Panchayats – 611
TN Total Gram Panchayat Union – 385
Villages in Tamil Nadu – 16,317
Total railway stations – 670
Railway length – 4,18,088 km
Road length – 1,72,258 km
The length of the beach – 912 km
Government symbol – Srivilliputhur tower.
Tamilnadu Flower – Sekhanadan.

Indian State of TN Symbols

The following are the symbols of the State:

Language Tamil
Song Invocation to Goddess Tamil
Dance Bharathanattiyam
Animal Nilgiri Tahr
Bird Emerald Dove
Flower Gloriosa lily
Tree Bharathanattiyam
Animal Palm tree

Tamilnadu Culture and Tourism

The culture of Tamilnadu has known for its rich tradition of art, dance, literature and music which continue to grow today and it has a long tradition of the celebrated culture of its monumental ancient temples of Hindu and classical dances include “Bharata Natyam” and Tanjore painting. The architecture of TN has developed and continued to practice in the state of TN.

TN State Tourism Places

The following are the tourist places of the state:

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Tamilnadu Districts

Tamilnadu is divided into 32 districts is whereby area Erode is the largest city and Chennai is the smallest city, check the Tamil Nadu district Map  and the 32 Districts are the following

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Tamilnadu Rivers

The following are the few Rivers which flows through the Tamilnadu state:

  • Kaveri
  • Palar River
  • Vaigai River
  • Thamirbarani River
  • Ponnaiyar River
  • Noyyal River
  • Amaravati River
  • Bhavani River
  • Kollidam River
  • Adyar River
  • Vaippar River
  • Moyar River
  • Vellar River
  • Manimuthar River
  • Cooum River
  • Pambar River
  • Thirumanim River

Tamilnadu Temples

Educational Institutions in Tamilnadu

Tamilnadu State Government Departments

The following are the departments of Tamilnadu State Government:

Schemes of TN State Government

Important Details of TN State

  • Tamil Nadu State Official Website: http://www.tn.gov.in
  • TN State Secretariat Address: Government of Tamil Nadu Namakkal Kavignar Maaligai, Fort St. George, Chennai 600 009
  • Tamilnadu State Helpline Number: 2566-5566
  • TN State Governor: Sri Banwarilal Purohit
  • Tamil Nadu Chief Minister: Sri Edappadi K Palaniswami
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