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Thiruvannamalai
Particulars
Description
Area
6,191 sq.kms
Population
24,64,875
District Head Quarters
Tiruvannamalai
Language
Tamil
Website
History And Geography

Tiruvannamalai District is known for eternal peace and divine with the proud possession of the  sacred shrine of Lord Arunachaleswara and Ashrams. It had started functioning as a separate district from 30th September 1989, on bifurcation of the erstwhile North Arcot District.

Tiruvannamalai District came into existence on 30th September 1989 after the bifurcation of the erstwhile North Arcot District.  The District lies between 11° 55' and 13° 15' North latitude and 78° 20' to 79° 50' East longitude. The district is bounded on the north and west by Vellore District, on the southwest by Dharmapuri District, on the south by Villupuram District and on the east by Kanchipuram District.

Agriculture

Red Loam Small patches in the Taluks of Tiruvannmalai, Chengam and Polur

 Laterite Soil

 Black Soil-Tiruvannamalai, Chengam, Polur, Arni,

Cheyyar and Vandawasi

 Sandy Coastal Alluvium  Nil

 Red Sandy Soil  Nil

Tourism

Tiruvannamalai-Sri ArunachaleswararTemple Ramnashramam Seshathri ashramam ,Ramsurath kumar yogi ashramam

Thandrampat -Sathanur  dam

Polur-Padavedu Sri  Renugambal temple, Sambuvarayar Fort, 

Sri Venugopalaswamy temple, Senbhagathoppu Dam

Kalasapakkam- Vilvarani-Star Temple, Parvathamalai Shiva Temple, Miruganda Dam

 Jawadhu hills  -Beema falls, Kolappan lake(Boating),   Amirthi zoo

 Chetpat Thurumalai-Jain Temple,  Loorthu Matha Church 

 Vandavasi-Thennangur  Sri  Panduranga  Temple