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List of districts of Tamil Nadu

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Districts of Tamil Nadu
Districts of Tamil Nadu
CategoryDistricts
LocationTamil Nadu
Number38 districts
PopulationsPerambalur – 565,223 (lowest); Chennai – 7,139,630 (highest)
AreasChennai – 426 km2 (164 sq mi) (smallest); Dindigul – 6,266.64 km2 (2,419.56 sq mi) (largest)
GovernmentGovernment of Tamil Nadu
SubdivisionsList of revenue divisions in Tamil Nadu

The following pages are the districts of Tamil Nadu.

Central

  1. Aarani ஆரணி
  2. Tiruchirappalli திருச்சி
  3. Ariyalur அரியலூர்
  4. Karur கருர்
  5. Nagappattinam நாகப்பட்டினம்
  6. Perambalur பெரம்பலூர்
  7. Pudukkottai புதுக்கோட்டை
  8. Thanjavur தஞ்சாவூர்
  9. Tiruvarur திருவாருர்
  10. Mayiladuthurai மயிலாடுதுறை

West

  1. Dharmapuri தர்மபுரி
  2. Coimbatore கோவை
  3. Erode ஈரோடு
  4. Krishnagiri கிருஷ்ணகிரி
  5. Namakkal நாமக்கல்
  6. The Nilgiris நீலகிரி
  7. Salem சேலம்
  8. Tiruppur திருப்பூர்

South

  1. Dindigul திண்டுக்கல்
  2. Kanyakumari கன்னியாகுமரி
  3. Madurai மதுரை
  4. Ramanathapuram இராமநாதபுரம்
  5. Sivagangai சிவகங்கை
  6. Theni தேனி
  7. Thoothukudi தூத்துக்குடி
  8. Tirunelveli திருநெல்வேலி
  9. Virudhunagar விருதுநகர்
  10. Tenkasi தென்காசி

North

  1. Chennai சென்னை
  2. Cuddalore கடலூர்
  3. Kanchipuram காஞ்சிபுரம்
  4. Chengalpattu செங்கல்பட்டு
  5. Tiruvallur திருவள்ளூர்
  6. Tiruvannamalai திருவண்ணாமலை
  7. Vellore வேலூர்
  8. Viluppuram விழுப்புரம்
  9. Kallakurichi கள்ளக்குறிச்சி
  10. Ranipet ராணிபேட்டை
  11. Thirupattur திருப்பத்தூர்
S.No. District Code Headquarters Established Formed from Area (km2) Population[1] Population
density
(/km2)
Taluks[2] Map
1. Ariyalur AR Ariyalur 23 November 2007 Perambalur 1949.31 754,894 390
2. Chengalpattu CGL Chengalpattu 29 November 2019 Kanchipuram 2,944.96 2,556,244 868 |-
3. Chennai CH Chennai 1 November 1956 One of the original 13 districts (under former name of "Madras district") 426 7,139,630 17,000
4. Coimbatore CO Coimbatore 1 November 1956 One of the original 13 districts 4,723[3] 3,458,045 732
5. Cuddalore CU Cuddalore 30 September 1993 South Arcot District 3,703 2,605,914 709
6. Dharmapuri DH Dharmapuri 2 October 1965 Salem 4,497.77 1,506,843 335
7. Dindigul DI Dindigul 15 September 1985 Madurai 6,266.64 2,159,775 345
8. Erode ER Erode 31 August 1979 Coimbatore 5,722[4] 2,251,744 394
9. Kallakurichi KL Kallakurichi 26 November 2019 Viluppuram 3,520.37 1,370,281 389
10. Kanchipuram KC Kanchipuram 1 July 1997 Chingleput 1,655.94 1,166,401 704
11. Kanniyakumari KK Nagercoil 1 November 1956 One of the original 13 districts (transferred from Travancore-Cochin) 1,672 1,870,374 1,119
12. Karur KR Karur 30 September 1995 Tiruchirappalli 2,895.57 1,064,493 357
13. Krishnagiri KR Krishnagiri 9 February 2004 Dharmapuri 5,143 1,879,809 366
14. Madurai MDU Madurai 1 November 1956 One of the original 13 districts 3,741.73 3,038,252 812
15. Mayiladuthurai MYD Mayiladuthurai 28 December 2020 Nagapattinam 1,172 918,356 784
16. Nagapattinam NG Nagapattinam 18 October 1991 Thanjavur 1,397 697,069 498
17. Namakkal NM Namakkal 1 January 1997 Salem 3,368.21 1,726,601 513
18. Nilgiris NI Ooty 1 November 1956 One of the original 13 districts 2,545 735,394 300
19. Perambalur PE Perambalur 30 September 1995 Tiruchirappalli 1,757 565,223 320
20. Pudukkottai PU Pudukkottai 14 January 1974 Thanjavur and Tiruchirappalli 4,663 1,618,345 347
21. Ramanathapuram RA Ramanathapuram 1 November 1956 One of the original 13 districts 4,068.31 1,353,445 331
22. Ranipet RN Ranipet 28 November 2019 Vellore 2,234.32 1,210,277 542
23. Salem SA Salem 1 November 1956 One of the original 13 districts 5,245 3,482,056 669
24. Sivagangai SI Sivagangai 15 March 1985 Ramanathapuram 4,189 1,339,101 328
25. Tenkasi TS Tenkasi 22 November 2019 Tirunelveli 2916.13 1,407,627 483
26. Thanjavur TJ Thanjavur 1 November 1956 One of the original 13 districts 3,396.57 2,405,890 708
27. Theni TN Theni 25 July 1996 Madurai 3,242.3 1,245,899 406
28. Thoothukudi TK Thoothukudi 20 October 1986 Tirunelveli 4,707 1,750,176 372
29. Tiruchirappalli TC Tiruchirappalli 1 November 1956 One of the original 13 districts 4,403.83 2,722,290 618
30. Tirunelveli TI Tirunelveli 1 November 1956 One of the original 13 districts 3842.37 1,665,253 433
31. Tirupathur TU Tirupattur 28 November 2019 Vellore 1,797.92 1,111,812 618
32. Tiruppur TP Tiruppur 22 February 2009 Coimbatore and Erode 5,186.34 2,479,052 478
33. Tiruvallur TL Tiruvallur 1 July 1997 Chingleput 3,422.43 3,728,104 1,089
34. Tiruvannamalai TV Tiruvannamalai 30 September 1989 North Arcot 6,188 2,464,875 398
35. Tiruvarur TR Thiruvarur 18 October 1991 Thanjavur 2,161 1,264,277 585
36. Vellore VE Vellore 30 September 1989 North Arcot 2030.11 1,614,242 795
37. Viluppuram VL Viluppuram 30 September 1993 South Arcot 3725.54 2,093,003 562
38. Virudhunagar VR Virudhunagar 15 March 1985 Ramanathapuram 4,241.0 1,942,288 453

References

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  1. "A – 2: Decadal Variation Population Since 1901" (PDF). Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. Archived (PDF) from the original on 13 November 2014. Retrieved 30 November 2019.
  2. "Government of Tamil Nadu – Taluks". Information Technology Department, Government of Tamil Nadu. National Informatics Centre. Archived from the original on 3 October 2019. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  3. "Coimbatore District Statistical Handbook". Coimbatore District Administration. Archived from the original on 4 December 2015. Retrieved 21 November 2015.
  4. "Erode District – District At a Glance". National Informatics Centre. Archived from the original on 11 September 2019. Retrieved 22 November 2019.