Districts of Tamil Nadu: List of Districts in Tamil Nadu, India – Complete information

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Districts of Tamil Nadu: The Indian state of Tamil Nadu has 38 districts after several splits of the original 13 districts at the formation of the state on 1 November 1956.

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Tamil Nadu

Districts in Tamil Nadu

AriyalurChennaiCoimbatoreCuddalore
DharmapuriDindigulErodeKancheepuram
KanyakumariKarurKrishnagiriMadurai
NagapattinamNamakkalPerambalurPudukottai
RamanathapuramSalemSivagangaThanjavur
The NilgirisTheniThiruvallurThiruvannamalai
ThiruvarurThirunelveliTiruppurTrichirappalli
TuticorinVelloreVillupuramVirudhunagar

List of Districts & District Head Quarters

Tamil Nadu covers total land area of 130,060 km2 and is divided into 38 districts which are as below.

S.NoDistrict NameDistrict CodeDistrict Head Quarters
1AriyalurARAriyalur
2ChennaiCHChennai
3ChinglepetCGLChinglepet
4CoimbatoreCOCoimbatore
5ConjeevaramKCConjeevaram
6CuddaloreCUCuddalore
7DharmapuriDHDharmapuri
8DindigulDIDindigul
9ErodeERErode
10KallakurichiKLKallakurichi
11KanyakumariKKNagercoil
12KarurKRKarur
13KrishnagiriKRKrishnagiri
14MaduraiMDUMadurai
15MayiladuthuraiMYDMayiladuthurai
16NagapattinamNGNagapattinam
17NamakkalNMNamakkal
18NilgirisNIOoty
19PerambalurPEPerambalur
20PudukkottaiPUPudukkottai
21RamanathapuramRARamanathapuram
22RanipetRNRanipet
23SalemSASalem
24SivagangaiSISivagangai
25TenkasiTSTenkasi
26ThanjavurTJThanjavur
27TheniTHTheni
28ThoothukudiTKThoothukudi
29TiruchirappalliTCTiruchirappalli
30TirunelveliTITirunelveli
31TirupatturTUTirupattur
32TiruppurTPTiruppur
33TiruvallurTLTiruvallur
34TiruvannamalaiTVTiruvannamalai
35TiruvarurTRThiruvarur
36VelloreVEVellore
37ViluppuramVLViluppuram
38VirudhunagarVRVirudhunagar

Villupuram is the largest district in Tamil Nadu, and Chennai is the smallest one. Coimbatore district is one of the biggest districts in Tamil Nadu with lot of tourist attractions, shopping centres, industries as well as religious places.

Which is biggest district in Tamilnadu in terms of Population ?

Perambalur – 565,223 (lowest); Chennai – 8,653,521 (highest)

Which is biggest district in Tamilnadu in terms of area?

Chennai – 426 km2 (164 sq mi) (smallest); Dindigul – 6,266.64 km2 (2,419.56 sq mi) (largest)

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