List of Districts in Tamilnadu – India

Tamil Nadu is a state in southern India that is known for its rich cultural heritage, natural beauty, and delightful cuisine. Whereas, the state is divided into 38 districts, each with its own exclusive culture, history, and specialties. Here are some of the districts in Tamil Nadu and their specialties:

  1. Chennai – Capital city of Tamil Nadu, famous for its Marina Beach, ancient temples, and delicious food.
  2. Kancheepuram (Kanchipuram) – Its the city of temples, famous for its silk sarees, and the Kanchi Kamakshi temple.
  3. Madurai – Known as the temple city, famous for its Meenakshi Amman Temple and Jallikattu (bull-taming sport).
  4. Coimbatore – Recognized as a Manchester of South India, famous for its textile industry, tea plantations, and waterfalls.
  5. Tiruchirappalli (Trichy) – Stands best for its rock fort temple and Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, one of the largest temples in India.
  6. Salem – Famous for its mangoes, silver jewelry, and the Yercaud hill station.
  7. Thanjavur – Familiar for its Brihadeeswarar Temple, UNESCO World Heritage Site, and Thanjavur paintings.
  8. Vellore – Best for its Vellore Fort, CMC Hospital, and Jalakandeswarar Temple.
  9. Kanyakumari – Southernmost tip of India, famous for its Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Kanyakumari Beach, and sunset view.
  10. Tirunelveli – popular for its Halwa, Courtallam waterfalls, and Nellaiappar Temple.
  11. Rameswaram – Famous for its Ramanathaswamy Temple, Pamban Bridge, and Agni Theertham.
  12. Ooty (Udhagamandalam) – Best for its Nilgiri mountain railway, tea plantations, and Botanical Garden.
  13. Nilgiris – Familiar for its rolling hills, tea plantations, and the Mudumalai National Park.
  14. Pudukkottai – Famous for its ancient temples, palaces, and art and culture.
  15. Erode – Specialized for its textiles, handloom sarees, and temples.
  16. Ariyalur
  17. Chengalpattu
  18. Cuddalore
  19. Dharmapuri
  20. Dindigul
  21. Kallakurichi
  22. Karur
  23. Krishnagiri
  24. Mayiladuthurai
  25. Nagapattinam
  26. Namakkal
  27. Perambalur
  28. Ramanathapuram
  29. Ranipet
  30. Sivagangai
  31. Tenkasi
  32. Theni
  33. Thiruvallur
  34. Thiruvarur
  35. Thoothukudi
  36. Tiruvannamalai
  37. Viluppuram
  38. Virudhunagar

Hence, these are just a few examples of the several districts in Tamil Nadu and their specialties. Each district has its own unique culture, cuisine, and attractions, making Tamil Nadu a fascinating state to explore.


Tamilnadu Official GOV Website Link
TN District List Wikipedia