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Tamil Nadu

तमिल नाड़

STATE OF INDIA

WEBSITE
http://tn.gov.in

TOURISM WEBSITE
http://tamilnadutourism.org

STATE SLOGAN
Enchanting Tamil Nadu

COUNTRY
India

CAPITAL
Chennai

ESTABLISHED
26-01-1950

AREA
130058 sq km/50216 sq miles

AREA RANK
11th

ISO 3166 CODE
IN-TN

VEHICLE REGISTRATION
TN

OFFICIAL LANGUAGES
Tamil

STATE DANCE
Bharatnatyam

STATE ANIMAL
Elephant

STATE BIRD
Emerald Dove

STATE FLOWER/TREE
Glory Lily

ABOUT
Tamil Nadu is one of the 28 states of India. Its capital is Chennai (formerly known as Madras), the largest city. Tamil Nadu lies in the southernmost part of the Indian Peninsula and is bordered by the union territory of Puducherry, and the states of Kerala, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh. It is bound by the Eastern Ghats in the north, the Nilgiri, the Anamalai Hills, and Kerala on the west, by the Bay of Bengal in the east, the Gulf of Mannar, the Palk Strait in the south east, and by the Indian Ocean in the south.
Tamil Nadu is the eleventh largest state in India by area and the seventh most populous state. It is the second largest state economy in India as of 2012. The state ranked 6th among states in India according to the Human Development Index as of 2011. The state has the highest number (10.56 per cent) of business enterprises and stands second in total employment (9.97 per cent) in India, compared to the population share of about 6 per cent.
The region has been the home of the Tamil people since at least 500 BCE and is currently the only official homeland of Tamils anywhere in the world. Its official language Tamil has been in use in inscriptions and literature for over 3,800 years.Tamil Nadu is home to many natural resources, Hindu temples of Dravidian architecture, hill stations, beach resorts, multi-religious pilgrimage sites and eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites.


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