Tiruvallur is a district located in the northern part of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is bounded by the Bay of Bengal to the east, Kancheepuram district to the south, Vellore district to the west, and Andhra Pradesh to the north. The district headquarters is located in the town of Tiruvallur.
The district has a rich history dating back to the ancient times of the Pallavas, Cholas, and Vijayanagara empires. It was also part of the Carnatic region, which was a stronghold of the British East India Company. The district witnessed several battles during the Indian Independence movement, and several freedom fighters hailed from the district.
Tiruvallur district is situated at an average elevation of 26 meters above sea level. The district has a tropical climate with an average temperature of 32 °C in summer and 23 °C in winter. The district receives an average annual rainfall of 1,237 mm. The district is divided into three major regions – the coastal region, the foothills, and the plateau region.
Tiruvallur has a rich cultural heritage with a diverse mix of Tamil and Telugu cultures. The district is known for its religious sites, including the Veeraraghava Perumal Temple in Tiruvallur, the Sri Subramanya Swamy Temple in Tiruttani, and the Arunachaleswarar Temple in Tiruvannamalai. The district is also famous for its handloom and handicraft products, which are renowned for their intricate designs and quality.
Tiruvallur district's economy is primarily driven by agriculture, with paddy, sugarcane, and groundnuts being the major crops. The district is also known for its horticulture products, including mangoes, bananas, and guavas. The district is home to several industries, including automobile manufacturing, food processing, and textiles. The district is also an important center for the leather industry, with several tanneries located in the district.
Tiruvallur district has several well-known educational institutions, including the Government Arts College in Tiruvallur, the Velammal Engineering College in Chennai, and the Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering in Sriperumbudur. The district is also home to several prestigious schools, including the Jawahar Matriculation Higher Secondary School in Tiruvallur and the Velammal Matriculation Higher Secondary School in Chennai.
Tiruvallur district is a popular tourist destination with several historical and religious sites. The Veeraraghava Perumal Temple in Tiruvallur is a famous Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The Sri Subramanya Swamy Temple in Tiruttani is another popular temple known for its beautiful architecture and scenic location. The district is also home to several natural attractions, including the Pulicat Lake, which is a famous bird sanctuary, and the Kanchipuram Hills, which offer stunning views of the surrounding landscape.
Tiruvallur district is well-connected by road, rail, and air. The district is located on the Chennai-Bangalore Highway and is connected to other parts of the state through a network of roads. The district has several railway stations, including the Tiruvallur Railway Station and the Arakkonam Railway Station. The Chennai International Airport is the nearest airport.
|S.No||Tehsil / Taluk Name||District Name||State Name|
|3||Chennai Corporation||Tiruvallur||Tamil Nadu|