Saturday, April 22, 2017

Ariyalur district With Talukas in Tamil Nadu State

 Ariyalur district  With Talukas: Ariyalur is a town and district headquarters of Ariyalur district in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu and rich limestone and surrounded with five cement factory and two sugar factory. It is the smallest district headquarters in Tamil Nadu. The town is located at a distance of 310 km (190 mi) from the state capital Chennai. Ariyalur is believed to have obtained its name from Hari Nindra Oor, meaning the place where Hindu god Vishnu had his presence. Ariyalur was a part of the erstwhile Trichinopoly District until India's independence in 1947 and Tiruchirappalli district until 1995, Perambalur district until 2007 and subsequently a part of the newly formed Ariyalur district. The town is a part of the fertile Cauvery Delta and the major profession in the town is agriculture.  Ariyalur is rich in limestone resources.

 Ariyalur district

Ariyalur district


According to 2011 census, Ariyalur had a population of 28,902 with a sex-ratio of 1,014 females for every 1,000 males, much above the national average. The average literacy of the town was 76.04%. Roadways are the major mode of transportation to the town and it also has rail connectivity. The nearest seaport is Karaikal port, located 95 km (59 mi) away, while the nearest airport is the Tiruchirappalli International Airport, located 76 km (47 mi) away from the town. Sugar cane is grown as a major commercial crop. The soil in Ariyalur is best suited for raising dry crops. Rice also grown in some places. Electricity supply to Ariyalur is regulated and distributed by the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB). The nearest seaport is Karaikal port, located 95 km (59 mi) away, while the nearest airport is the Tiruchirappalli International Airport, located 76 km (47 mi) away from the town. Roadways facilities are also great in Ariyalur.

Talukas in Ariyalur district

Ariyalur taluk Sendurai taluk Udayarpalayam taluk


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