Capital : Chennai
The city is formerly known as Madras. Due to presence of many automobile industries in Chennai, the city is known as "The Detroit of India".
Statehood : January 26, 1950
Madras state was renamed to Tamil Nadu in 1969.
Area : 130,060 km2
Tamil Nadu is the 11th largest state by area.
Population : 7.2+ crores
Based on 2011 census, population in Tamil Nadu is more than 7.2 crores and ranks 6th position. Therefore the population density is 550 persons per square kilometer.
Language : Tamil
Below are the letters in the language.
அ ஆ இ ஈ உ ஊ எ ஏ ஐ ஒ ஓ ஔ ஃ
க ங ச ஞ ட ண த ந ப ம ய ர ல வ ழ ள ற ன
Number of Districts : 32
Below are the districts in Tamil NaduAriyalur
- Thoothukudi (Tuticorin)
Vehicle registration code: TN
Literacy rate : 80.33%
According to 2011 census, Tamil Nadu stands 7th position in literacy rate among Indian state.