Tenkasi district

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Tenkasi District
(District in Tamil Nadu)
CountryIndia
StateTamil Nadu
Largest CityTenkasi
MunicipalityTenkasi
Founded byEdappadi K. Palaniswami
SeatTenkasi
TalukasKadayanallur
Tenkasi
Sankarankovil
Shenkottai
Sivagiri
Veerakeralamputhur
Alangulam
Tiruvengadam
Government
 • TypeDistrict Administration
 • BodyTenkasi District Collectorate
 • CollectorG.K.Arun Sundar Dhayalan, IAS
 • Superintendent of PoliceG.Suguna Singh, IPS
Area
 • Total2,916.13 km2 (1,125.92 sq mi)
Population
 • Total1,407,627
 • Density480/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationTN76 and TN76A and TN79

Tenkasi is one of the 37 districts of Tamil Nadu, India. The area is separated from Tirunelveli District in 2019. The Government of Tamil Nadu announced its creation on July 18, 2019. The capital is Tenkasi.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 8 தாலுகாக்களுடன் உதயமானது தென்காசி மாவட்டம் (in Tamil). News7 Tamil. 22 November 2019. Retrieved 30 November 2019.
  2. Special Correspondent (2019-07-18). "Tenkasi, Chengalpattu to become new districts". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2019-07-18.