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.

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RankCity NamePopulationArea (km²)Density
( inhabitants/km²)
District
1Chennai [Madras]8,653,52178810,972Chennai, Kanchipuram and Tiruvallur
2Coimbatore2,136,9166423,327Coimbatore
3Madurai1,465,62514310,218Madurai
4Tiruchirappalli (Tiruchchirappalli)1,022,5181985,149Tiruchirappalli
5Tiruppur (Tirupper)963,1731974,870Tiruppur
6Salem917,4141157,959Salem
7Erode521,8911304,000Erode
8Tirunelveli497,8261353,680Tirunelveli
9Vellore484,6901403,446Vellore
10Thoothukkudi (Tuticorin)411,628636,466Thoothukudi
11Dindigul292,512Dindigul
12Thanjavur291,067743,916Thanjavur
13Ranippettai (Ranipet)264,330495,297Vellore
14Sivakasi234,704484,875Virudhunagar
15Karur234,191Karur
16Udhagamandalam (Ooty)233,426253922The Nilgiris
17Hosur229,528287,969Krishnagiri
18Nagercoil224,849249,264Kanyakumari
19Kanchipuram [Kancheepuram]221,715278,100Kanchipuram
20Kumarapalayam195,071Namakkal
21Karaikudi181,851424,239Sivaganga
22Neyveli179,1501451,234Cuddalore
23Cuddalore173,636276,270Cuddalore
24Kumbakonam167,155179,497Thanjavur
25Tiruvannamalai145,2781310,650Tiruvannamalai

Population Census India