Tiruvannamalai District With Talukas in Tamil Nadu State

Tiruvannamalai District With Talukas: Tiruvannamalai District (also known as Thiruvannaamalai) is one of the 32 districts in the state of Tamil Nadu, in South India. It was formed in the year 1989. It is also famous for silk sarees. Tiruvannamalai District comes under the Eastern Ghats (TN uplands) and Deccan plateau, a hot semi-arid region with red loamy soil with cropping period of 90 to 150 days. Excepting hills, the district falls in the North Eastern agro-climatic zone of Tamil Nadu. In the District Arani and Thiruvannamalai, regions are highest revenue generations regions respectively. In 2006 the Ministry of Panchayati Raj named Tiruvannamalai one of the country’s 250 most backward districts (out of a total of 640). Thiruvannamalai is one of the six districts in Tamil Nadu currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).

Tiruvannamalai District

According to 2011 census, Tiruvannamalai District had a population of 2,464,875 with a sex-ratio of 994 females for every 1,000 males, much above the national average.  The average literacy of the district was 66%, which is a little low as compared to the south part of our country. Tiruvannamalai District has an area of 6,191 km 2. It is bounded on the north by Vellore District, on the east by Kanchipuram District, on the south by Villupuram District, and on the west by Dharmapuri and Krishnagiri district. Tiruvannamalai District is divided into ten taluks, 27 blocks, and 1,061 villages. Tiruvannamalai District is known for its two major businesses, agriculture and silk saree weaving. Rice cultivation and processing is one of the biggest businesses in this district. Paddy cultivation is irrigated by 1965 lakes and 18 reservoirs and small dams. It has 18 regulated markets through which the farmers sell their products directly to the government. The district has a large populace of weavers also. Tiruvannamalai has many industries also.

Talukas in Tiruvannamalai District

Polur Tiruvannamalai-Urban
Thandarampattu Arni
Cheyyar Kalasapakkam
savvadhu malai Vandavasi
Chengam Chetpet