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An Insight into Tamil Nadu – Static GK

An Insight into Static GK Tamil Nadu

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Tamilnadu – 11th Largest Indian State by Area
Capital Chennai
Boundaries
  • The Eastern Ghats on North
  • The Nilgiri Hills, the Meghamalai Hills & Kerala on West
  • The Bay of Bengal on East
  • The Indian Ocean on South
National Language Tamil
Emblem Tiruvilliputhur Andal Temple
Dance Bharatanatyam
Animal Nilgiri Tahr (varaiaadu)
Bird Emerald Dove (Maragatha Pura)
Insect Tamil Yeoman
Flower Lily
Fruit Jackfruit
Tree Palm Tree
Sports Kabaddi

Nicknames of the Cities in Tamilnadu

City/town Nickname
  • Ambur
  • Vaniyambadi
  • Biryani Capitals of South Asia
  • Leather export hubs of India
Chennai (Madras; Madarasapattinam)
  • Capital of South India
  • City of flyovers
  • Banking capital of India
  • Detroit of Asia
  • Gateway of South India
  • Healthcare Capital of India
  • Cultural Capital of India
  • IT hub of TamilNadu
  • Automobile hub of Asia
Erode
  • Turmeric city
  • Yellow city
  • Textile city
Coimbatore (Kovai)
  • Capital of Kongu Nadu or Chera Nadu (Modern Day) or West Tamil Nadu
  • Engineering City of India
  • Hardware City of India
  • Sports Capital of South India
  • Manchester of South India
Tiruppur (Tiruppur)
  • Knit Wear Capital of India
  • Textile City of India
  • Dollar City of India
  • Cotton City of India
Salem
  • Steel City
Palani
  • Spiritual Capital of Tamil Nadu or Kongu Nadu
Puducherry (Pondicherry)
  • Paris of the East
Thoothukudi
  • Pearl City of India
  • Salt Capital of South India
  • Sea Gateway of Tamil Nadu
Tirunelveli
  • City of paddy fields
  • Oxford of South India
Yercaud
  • Poor Man’s Ooty
  • Jewel of the South
Sivakasi
  • Kutty (Little) Japan
  • Crackers City of India
Ooty
  • Queen of Hill Stations
Kodaikanal
  • Princess of Hill stations
Kumbakonam
  • Temple City of Tamil
Madurai (Vaigai; Pandiya Nadu)
  • Sleepless city(thoonga nagaram)
  • City of Jasmine
  • City of Junction
  • Athens of east
Vellore
  • Fort city of India
  • A city with Golden Temple
  • The city that started the Indian Independence movement
  • City of Tamil Kadavul Muruga
Chidambaram
  • Temple city
  • Educational hub
  • Fast-growing industrial city
  • Mangrove city
Kanchipuram
  • Temple city
  • Silk city of India
  • Home of Athi varadhar(GOD)

Folk Dances in Tamilnadu

Karakattam
Bhagavatha Nandanam
Mayil Attam
Oyilattam
Kavadi Attam
Kummi
Kolaatam
Kuravanji
Paavai Koothu
Bommalattam

Beaches in Tamilnadu

Covelong Beach
Golden Beach, Chennai
Dhanushkodi Beach
Poompuhar Beach
Edward Elliot’s Beach
Silver Beach (India)

Important Festivals of Tamilnadu

Pongal
Aadi Perukku
Karthikai Deepam
Mahamaham
Panguni Uthiram
Thaipusam
Tamil New Year

Important Rivers in Tamilnadu

Bhavani River Originates from the Nilgiri hills
Cheyyar River flows through the district of Tiruvannamalai
Chittar River originates from the Courtallam Hills of the Shencottah Taluk and Tenkasi Taluk
Ponniyar River Flowing across the borders in between the taluks of Villupuram and Cuddalore
Thamirabarani River originates from the Agathimalai, Aduppukkal Mottai, and Cherumunji Mottai in the Tirunelveli
Vaigai River Flows across Madurai, Theni, and Andipatti
Gundar River  Flows through the districts of Tirunelveli and Virudhunagar
Noyil River Flows through Erode district and Coimbatore
Suruli River Originates from the Suruli Waterfall
Vaipar River Flows  through the Virudhunagar and Theni districts

Important Dams in Tamilnadu

Kallanai Dam/ Grand Anicut Trichy
Aliyar Dam Valparai hill station
Amaravathi Dam Tirupur
Mettur Dam Salem
Bhavanisagar Dam Erode
Upper Anicut Dam/ Mukkombu Dam Trichy
Solaiyar Dam (second deepest dam in Asia) Valparai

Important Highest Peaks in Tamilnadu

Doddabetta Peak Ooty
Kolaribetta Peak Tamil Nadu Ooty
Mukurthi Peak Ooty
Vandaravu Peak Palani
Perumal Peak Kodaikanal
Velliangiri Mountains Coimbatore
Mahendragiri Tirunelveli

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Tamilnadu

Brihadeeshwarar Temple Thanjavur
Airavatheeswara Temple
Gangaikonda Cholapuram
Mahabalipuram Monuments Chennai
Nilgiri Mountain Railways Ooty
Village Clusters of the Tamil Merchants Chettinad
Padmanabhapuram Palace Kanyakumari
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple Srirangam, Trichy

List of Important Stadiums in Tamilnadu

Chennai Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Chennai Football
M. A. Chidambaram Stadium Chennai Cricket
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Coimbatore Cricket
MGR Race Course Stadium Madurai Multi-purpose
Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium Chennai Hockey

List of Major Airports in Tamilnadu

INS Rajali Arakkonam
Chennai International Airport Chennai
Coimbatore International Airport Coimbatore
Hosur Airport Hosur
Madurai Airport Madurai
Neyveli Airport Neyveli
Salem Airport Salem
Thoothukudi Airport Thoothukudi
Tiruchirappalli International Airport Tiruchirappalli
Vellore Airport Vellore

List of Famous Temples in Tamilnadu

Meenakshi Amman Temple Madurai
Brihadeeshwarar Temple Thanjavur
Thiruchendur Murugan Temple Thiruchendur
Ramanathasamy Temple Rameshwaram
Kamakshi Amman Temple Kanchipuram
Shore Temple Mahabalipuram

 List of Hydroelectric power stations in Tamilnadu

Kundah Power Station
Kundah Power House 1, 2, 5, 6 Nilgiri
Kundah Power House 3, 4 Coimbatore
Pykara MicroPower House Nilgiri
Moyar Power House Nilgiri
Maravakandy Power House Nilgiri
Mukurthy MicroPower House Nilgiri
Pushep Nilgiri
Kadamparai Power Station
Sholayar Power House 1 Manomboli
Sholayar Power House 2 Sholayar P.H. II
Aliyar Power House Coimbatore
Sarkarpathy Power House Coimbatore
Kadamapari Power House Coimbatore
Thirumurthy Mini PH Udumalpet
Poonachi Mini PH Coimbatore
Amaravathi PH Coimbatore
Erode Power Station
Mettur Dam PH Salem
Mettur Tunnel Power House
Lower Mettur Barrage PH 1, 2, 3
Lower Mettur Barrage PH 4 Bhavani, Erode
Bhavani Kattalai Barrage 1
Sathanur Thiruvanamalai
Lower Bhavani 1 Sathyamagalam
Tirunelveli Power Station
Kodayar PH 1, 2 Kanyakumari
Servalar PH Tirunelveli
Papanasam PH
Suruliyar PH Theni
Periyar PH
Vaigai PH

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