List of districts in Tamil Nadu

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No. District Code Headquarters Established Formed from Area (km2) Population (2011 Census) Population density (2011 Census) (/km2) Taluks Map
1. Ariyalur AR Ariyalur 23 November 2007 Perambalur district 1,949.31 754,894[1] 387 Ariyalur in Tamil Nadu (India).svg
2. Chennai CH [2] 1 November 1956 One of the original 13 districts 426 4,646,732[3] 26105 Chennai in Tamil Nadu (India).svg
3. Coimbatore CO Coimbatore 1 November 1956 One of the original 13 districts 4,723[4] 3,458,045[5] 732 Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu (India).svg
4. Cuddalore CU Cuddalore 30 September 1993 South Arcot district 3,678 2,605,914[7] 709 Cuddalore in Tamil Nadu (India).svg
5. Dharmapuri DH Dharmapuri 2 October 1965 Salem district 4,497.77 1,506,843[8] 335 Dharmapuri in Tamil Nadu (India).svg
6. Dindigul DI Dindigul 15 September 1985 Madurai district 6,266.64 2,159,775[9] 345 Dindigul in Tamil Nadu (India).svg
7. Erode ER Erode 31 August 1979 Coimbatore district 8161.91 2,251,744[11] 394 Erode in Tamil Nadu (India).svg
8. Kanchipuram KC Kanchipuram 1 July 1997 Chengalpattu district 4,393 3,998,252[12] 910 Kanchipuram in Tamil Nadu (India).svg
9. Kanniyakumari KK Nagercoil 1 November 1956 One of the original 13 districts (added from Kerala in exchange for Palakkad) 1,672 1,870,374[13] 1119 Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu (India).svg
10. Karur KR Karur 30 September 1995 Tiruchirappalli district 2,895.57 1,064,493[14] 368 India Tamil Nadu districts Karur.svg
11. Krishnagiri KR Krishnagiri 9 February 2004 Dharmapuri district 5,143 1,879,809[15] 366 India Tamil Nadu districts Krishnagiri.svg
12. Madurai MA Madurai 1 November 1956 One of the original 13 districts 3,741.73 3,038,252[16] 812 India Tamil Nadu districts Madurai.svg
13. Nagapattinam NG Nagapattinam 18 October 1991 Thanjavur district 2,715.83 1,616,450[17] 595 India Tamil Nadu districts Nagapattinam.svg
14. Namakkal NM Namakkal 1 January 1997 Salem district 3363 1,726,601[18] 513 India Tamil Nadu districts Namakkal.svg
15. The Nilgiris NI Ooty 1 November 1956 One of the original 13 districts 2,452.5 735,394[19] 300 India Tamil Nadu districts Nilgiris.svg
16. Perambalur PE Perambalur 30 September 1995 Tiruchirappalli district 1,757 565,223[20] 322 India Tamil Nadu districts Perambalur.svg
17. Pudukkottai PU Pudukottai 14 January 1974 Tiruchirappalli district 4,663 1,618,345[21] 347 Pudukottai in Tamil Nadu (India).svg
18. Ramanathapuram RA Ramanathapuram 1 November 1956 One of the original 13 districts 4,089.57 1,353,445[22] 331 India Tamil Nadu districts Ramanathapuram.svg
19. Salem SA Salem 1 November 1956 One of the original 13 districts ( India's first district to formed in 1916 ) 5,205 3,482,056[23] 669 India Tamil Nadu districts Salem.svg
20. Sivaganga SI Sivaganga 15 March 1985 Madurai district and Ramanathapuram district 4,086 1,339,101[24] 328 India Tamil Nadu districts Sivaganga.svg
21. Thanjavur TJ Thanjavur 1 November 1956 One of the original 13 districts 3,396.57 2,405,890[25] 708 Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu (India).svg
22. Theni TH Theni 25 July 1996 Madurai district 3,066 1,245,899[27] 406 Theni in Tamil Nadu (India).svg
23. Thoothukudi TK Thoothukudi 20 October 1986 Tirunelveli district 4,621 1,750,176[28] 379 Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu (India).svg
24. Tiruchirappalli TC Tiruchirappalli 1 November 1956 One of the original 13 districts 4,407 2,722,290[29] 618 Tiruchirappalli in Tamil Nadu (India).svg
25. Tirunelveli TI Tirunelveli 1 November 1956 One of the original 13 districts 6,810 3,077,233[30] 452 Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu (India).svg
26. Tiruppur TP Tiruppur 22 February 2009 Coimbatore district and Erode district 5,186.34 2,479,052[31] 478 India Tamil Nadu districts Tiruppur.svg
27. Tiruvallur TL Tiruvallur 1 July 1997 Chengalpattu district 3,424 3,728,104[32] 1089 Tiruvallur in Tamil Nadu (India).svg
28. Tiruvannamalai TV Tiruvannamalai 30 September 1989 North Arcot district 6,191 2,464,875[33] 398 Tiruvannamalai in Tamil Nadu (India).svg
29. Tiruvarur TR Thiruvarur 18 October 1991 Thanjavur district 2,161 1,264,277[34] 585 Tiruvarur in Tamil Nadu (India).svg
30. Vellore VE Vellore 30 September 1989 North Arcot district 6,077 3,936,331[35] 648 Vellore in Tamil Nadu (India).svg
31. Viluppuram VL Viluppuram 30 September 1993 South Arcot district 7,217 3,458,873[36] 479 Viluppuram in Tamil Nadu (India).svg
32. Virudhunagar VR Virudhunagar 15 March 1985 Madurai district and Ramanathapuram district 4,288 1,942,288[37] 453 Virudhunagar in Tamil Nadu (India).svg

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Reference[change | change source]

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  2. The district of Chennai is a city district implying that it does not have any headquarters.
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  4. "Coimbatore District Statistical Handbook". Coimbatore District Administration. Archived from the original on 4 December 2015. Retrieved 21 November 2015.
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  8. "Census Info 2011 Final population totals - Dharmapuri district". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
  9. "Census Info 2011 Final population totals - Dindigul district". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
  10. "Dindigul district revenue divisions". Erode district administration. 2009. Archived from the original on 25 December 2018. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
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  12. "Census Info 2011 Final population totals - Kancheepuram district". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
  13. "Census Info 2011 Final population totals - Kanniyakumari district". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
  14. "Census Info 2011 Final population totals - Karur district". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
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  21. "Census Info 2011 Final population totals - Pudukottai district". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
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  23. "Census Info 2011 Final population totals - Salem district". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
  24. "Census Info 2011 Final population totals - Sivanganga district". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
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  28. "Census Info 2011 Final population totals - Thoothukudi district". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
  29. "Census Info 2011 Final population totals - Tiruchirappalli district". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
  30. "Census Info 2011 Final population totals - Tirunelveli district". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
  31. "Census Info 2011 Final population totals - Tiruppur district". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
  32. "Census Info 2011 Final population totals - Thiruvallur district". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
  33. "Census Info 2011 Final population totals - Tiruvannamalai district". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
  34. "Census Info 2011 Final population totals - Thiruvarur district". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
  35. "Census Info 2011 Final population totals - Vellore district". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
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