Major Cities in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu is the State in India, famous for Political and Tamil Cinemas, covered 130,058 square kilometers of Area with 72 million populations. The Religions in Tamil Nadu acquired Hinduism 88 %, Christianity 6%, and Islam 5.8%, has thousands of Temples in different places of the State. Chennai is the Capital and largest city in Tamil Nadu, is home to 4.5 million inhabitants and fourth largest city in India. Tamil Nadu has long Coastline with many urban areas, which connects cities by sea transportation. Coimbatore and Madurai are second and third largest cities of Tamil Nadu after Chennai city.

Photo by Venugopal Panicker via Flickr


Rank City Name Population Area (km²) Density
( inhabitants/km²)
District
1 Chennai [Madras] 8,653,521 788 10,972 Chennai, Kanchipuram and Tiruvallur
2 Coimbatore 2,136,916 642 3,327 Coimbatore
3 Madurai 1,465,625 143 10,218 Madurai
4 Tiruchirappalli (Tiruchchirappalli) 1,022,518 198 5,149 Tiruchirappalli
5 Tiruppur (Tirupper) 963,173 197 4,870 Tiruppur
6 Salem 917,414 115 7,959 Salem
7 Erode 521,891 130 4,000 Erode
8 Tirunelveli 497,826 135 3,680 Tirunelveli
9 Vellore 484,690 140 3,446 Vellore
10 Thoothukkudi (Tuticorin) 411,628 63 6,466 Thoothukudi
11 Dindigul 292,512 Dindigul
12 Thanjavur 291,067 74 3,916 Thanjavur
13 Ranippettai (Ranipet) 264,330 49 5,297 Vellore
14 Sivakasi 234,704 48 4,875 Virudhunagar
15 Karur 234,191 Karur
16 Udhagamandalam (Ooty) 233,426 253 922 The Nilgiris
17 Hosur 229,528 28 7,969 Krishnagiri
18 Nagercoil 224,849 24 9,264 Kanyakumari
19 Kanchipuram [Kancheepuram] 221,715 27 8,100 Kanchipuram
20 Kumarapalayam 195,071 Namakkal
21 Karaikudi 181,851 42 4,239 Sivaganga
22 Neyveli 179,150 145 1,234 Cuddalore
23 Cuddalore 173,636 27 6,270 Cuddalore
24 Kumbakonam 167,155 17 9,497 Thanjavur
25 Tiruvannamalai 145,278 13 10,650 Tiruvannamalai

Population Census India

You may also like...