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Tamil Nadu Facts & Figures

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Tamil Nadu Facts & Figures presented on this page will provide you with some very interesting Facts about Tamil Nadu, India.

Geography
Tamil Nadu covers an area of 130,058 square kilometers, with Chennai as its capital.

Temperature Tamil Nadu experiences northeast monsoons between October and December, and temperatures and humidity are high all year, varying from 25 degree centigrade to 42 degree centigrade, while the hills can be much

cooler in winter, down to 3 degree centigrade. The city of Chennai experiences high temperatures, but is usually less humid.

Languages in Tamil Nadu
Tamil and Hindi, while English is widely spoken in the cities.

Reaching Tamil Nadu
International flights come into Chennai, while Tiruchirapalli, Coimbatore and Madurai airports serve the domestic network.

Date of Formation:  18-07-1967
 
Total Area: 130058 sq. kms

Area under forests:  22933.79 sq. kms(02-03)

Latitude between: 8 5'and 13 35' North

Longitude between: 76 15'and 80 20' East

Capital: Chennai

Lok Sabha seats: 39

Assembly seats: 235

Revenue Districts: 30

Revenue Divisions: 73

Revenue Taluks:
206

Revenue Firkas:
1120

Revenue Villages:
17244

Largest City:
Chennai

Population
(2001): 62405679

Population Density:
480 per sq. km

Male population:
31400909

Female Population:
31004770

Sex Ratio 987 females per:
1000males

Literacy rate:
73.50%

Per Capita Income:
Rs.25965 (At currentprices)

Religions:
Hindu, Muslims, Christians etc

Official language:
(s) Tamil

Time Zone:
IST (UTC+5:30)

Temperature:
Min. 5C; Max. 40C

Average Rainfall:
961.8 mm

Best Time to visit: December to February

Road Length: 3851 kms(N.H.), 55796 kms (state highways)

Railway Route:  Length 3991 kms
 

   
 

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