Tamil Nadu

General Information


Official name Tamil Nadu
Capital Chennai
ISO code IN-33
Statistical agency The Office of Registrar General & Census Commissioner of India


Administrative units

codedistrictcapitalarea in
sq.km.
population
1991-03-01
census
population
2001-03-01
census
population
2011-03-01
census
602ThiruvallurThiruvallur3,3942,754,9632,754,7563,728,104
603ChennaiChennai (Madras)1753,841,3964,343,6454,646,732
604KancheepuramKancheepuram4,4831,898,6302,877,4683,998,252
605VelloreVellore6,0753,026,4323,477,3173,936,331
606TiruvannamalaiTiruvanamalai6,1882,042,9792,186,1252,464,875
607ViluppuramViluppuram7,1942,755,6742,960,3733,458,873
608SalemSalem5,2372,573,6673,016,3463,482,056
609NamakkalNamakkal3,4201,322,7151,493,4621,726,601
610ErodeErode5,7602,320,2632,016,5822,251,744
611The NilgirisUdhagamandalam2,565710,214762,141735,394
612DindigulDindigul6,0361,760,6011,923,0142,159,775
613KarurKarur2,904854,162935,6861,064,493
614TiruchirappalliTiruchirappalli4,5092,196,4732,418,3662,722,290
615PerambalurPerambalur1,7561,087,413493,646565,223
616AriyalurAriyalur1,940 695,524754,894
617CuddaloreCuddalore3,7032,122,7592,285,3952,605,914
618NagapattinamNagapattinam2,5691,201,5121,488,8391,616,450
619ThiruvarurThiruvarur2,2741,304,6211,169,4741,264,277
620ThanjavurThanjavur3,4112,025,3242,216,1382,405,890
621PudukkottaiPudukkottai4,6441,327,1481,459,6011,618,345
622SivagangaSivaganga4,2331,078,1901,155,3561,339,101
623MaduraiMadurai3,7102,400,3392,578,2013,038,252
624TheniTheni2,8681,049,3231,093,9501,245,899
625VirudhunagarVirudhunagar4,2411,565,0371,751,3011,942,288
626RamanathapuramRamanathapuram4,1041,144,0401,187,6041,353,445
627ThoothukkudiTuticorin4,7451,455,9201,592,7691,750,176
628TirunelveliTirunelveli6,6932,501,8322,703,4923,077,233
629KanniyakumariNagercoil1,6841,600,3491,676,0341,870,374
630DharmapuriDharmapuri4,4972,428,5961,295,1821,506,843
631KrishnagiriKrishnagiri5,129 1,561,1181,879,809
632CoimbatoreCoimbatore4,7323,508,3742,916,6203,458,045
633TiruppurTiruppur5,187 1,920,1542,479,052
 total 130,06055,858,94662,405,67972,147,030
source: The Office of Registrar General & Census Commissioner of India.

Agglomerations

namepopulation
2011-03-01
census
Chennai8,653,521
Coimbatore2,136,916
Madurai1,465,625
Tiruchirappalli1,022,518
Tiruppur963,173
Salem917,414
Erode521,891
Tirunelveli497,826
Vellore484,690
Thoothukkudi411,628
Dindigul292,512
Thanjavur291,067
Ranipet264,330
source: The Office of Registrar General & Census Commissioner of India.

Main cities

namepopulation
1991-03-01
census
population
2001-03-01
census
population
2011-03-01
census
Chennai (ex Madras)3,841,3964,343,6454,646,732
Coimbatore816,321930,8821,050,721
Madurai940,989928,8691,017,865
Tiruchirappalli387,223752,066847,387
Salem366,712696,760829,267
Tirunelveli135,825411,831473,637
Ambattur..310,967466,205
Tiruppur235,661344,543444,352
Avadi..229,403345,996
Tiruvottiyur..212,281249,446
Thoothukkudi (Tuticorin)199,854216,054237,830
Nagercoil190,084208,179224,849
Thanjavur202,013215,314222,943
Pallavaram..144,623215,417
Dindigul182,477196,955207,327
Vellore175,061177,230185,803
Tambaram..137,933174,787
Cuddalore144,561158,634173,636
Alandur..146,287164,430
Kancheepuram..153,140164,384
Erode159,232150,541157,101
Tiruvannamalai109,196130,567145,278
Kumbakonam139,483139,954140,156
Rajapalayam114,202122,307130,442
Kurichi..77,853123,667
Madavaram..76,093119,105
Pudukkottai..109,217117,630
Hosur..84,394116,821
Ambur..99,624114,608
Karaikkudi..86,596106,714
Neyveli118,080127,552105,731
Nagapattinam..93,148102,905
source: The Office of Registrar General & Census Commissioner of India.