Tamil nadu

Tamil Nadu is one of the 29 states of India. Its capital and largest city is Chennai tamilnadu (formerly known as Madras). Tamil Nadu lies in the southernmost part of the Indian Peninsula and is bordered by the union territory of Puducherry and the South Indian states of Kerala, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh.

Tamil Nadu is the eleventh-largest state in India by area and the sixth-most populous with the second largest state economy. Official language is tamil which is a home to many natural resources, classical arts. The early history of the people and rulers of Tamil Nadu is a topic in Tamil literary sources known as Sangam literature. Numismatic, archaeological and literary sources corroborate that the Sangam period lasted for about six centuries, from 300 BC to AD 300. Three dynasties, namely the Chera, Chola and Pandya, ruled the area of present-day Tamil Nadu.

Tamilnadu government comprises of Governor-Konijeti Rosaiah,Chief Minister-J Jayalalithaa (AIADMK),Chief Secretary- Ramamohan Rao IAS,Director General of Police-Ashok Kumar IPS,Legislature-Unicameral (234 seats). The population currently is 77,881,463 with a literacy rate of 80.33%.

As of 2011, TamilNadu had 87.6% Hindus, 5.9% Muslims, 6.1% Christians, 0.1% Jains and 0.3% following other religions or no religion. When India adopted national standards, Tamil was the first language to be recognized as a classical language of India.As of 2001 census, Tamil is spoken as the first language by 89.43 per cent of the population in india.

Tourist places in tamilnadu-

  • Brihadeeshwara Temple
  • Sri Meenakshi Temple
  • Ramanathaswamy Temple
  • Monuments at Mahabalipuram
  • Vivekananda Rock Memorial
  • Kapaleeshwar Temple
  • Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge
  • Arjuna’s Penance
  • Sri Parthasarathy Temple
  • Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple
  • Dhanushkodi Beach
  • Sea Shore Temple
  • Pancha Rathas
  • Nilgiri Mountain Railway
  • Rock Fort Temple
  • San Thome Church
  • Kodaikanal Lake
  • 32-km Loop Road
  • Madras Crocodile Bank
  • Botanical Gardens

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