List of Districts in Tamilnadu

Tamil Nadu is the State in Southeastern India every district has administrative system and Deputy Commissioners to control Development and System. The Districts has 32 Districts, including two newly cut up districts Ariyalur and Tirupur. The Following List has 32 Districts with some Basic details including Taluks (Sub-division of District) and listed Largest to Smallest by total Area.

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Sl.NoDistrictHeadquartersArea (km²)Population (2011)Taluks (Sub-Division)
1ViluppuramViluppuram7,1853,463,284Kallakurichi, Sankarapuram, Ulundurpettai, Tirukoilur, Gingee, Vanur taluk, Villupuram, Tindivanam
2TirunelveliTirunelveli6,7093,072,880Alangulam, Ambasamudram, Nanguneri, Palayamkottai, Tenkasi, Shenkottai, Radhapuram, Sankarankoil, Sivagiri, Tirunelveli, Veerakeralamputhur
3TiruvannamalaiTiruvannamalai6,1883,468,965Thiruvannamalai, kizh-Pennathur, kalasapakkam, Javadi Hills, polur, Chengam, Thandarampattu, Arani, Vandavasi, Cheyyar.
4VelloreVellore6,0813,928,106Pallikonda, Arcot, Ambur, Vaniyambadi, Tiruppattur, Walajapet, Katpadi, Thiruvalam, Gudiyatham.
5DindigulDindigul6,0542,161,367Dindigul, Kodaikanal, Natham taluk, Athoor taluk, Nilakottai taluk, Oddanchathiram taluk, Palani taluk, Vedasandhur taluk, Kodaikanal taluk.[2]
6ErodeErode5,6922,259,608Bhavani taluk, Erode taluk, Gobichettipalayam taluk, Perundurai taluk, Sathyamangalam
7SalemSalem5,2493,480,008Attur, Edappadi, Gangavalli, Mettur, Omalur, Salem, Sankagiri, Valapady, Yercaud
8TirupurTirupur5,1922,471,222Tiruppur, Avinashi, Palladam, Dharapuram, Kangayam, Udumalaipet, Madathukulam
9KrishnagiriKrishnagiri5,0911,883,731Krishnagiri, Hosur, Pochampalli, Uthangarai, Denkanikottai
10PudukkottaiPudukkottai4,6521,618,725Pudukkottai, Gandarvakottai, Ilupur, Kulatur, Tirumayam, Alangudi, Arangthangi, Avudaiyarkoil, Manamelkudi
11CoimbatoreCoimbatore4,6423,472,578Mettupalayam, Coimbatore-North, Coimbatore-South, Sulur, Pollachi, Valparai.[1]
12ThoothukudiThoothukudi4,5991,738,376Tuticorin, Thiruchendur, Sathankulam, Srivaikundam, Ottapidaram, Kovilpatti, Ettayapuram, Vilathikulam
13DharmapuriDharmapuri4,5271,502,900Dharmapuri, Palacode, Pennagaram, Harur and Pappireddipatti
14TiruchirappalliTiruchirappalli4,5082,713,858Manapparai, Srirangam, Tiruchirapalli, Lalgudi, Manachanallu, Thuraiyur, Musiri, Thottiyam
15KanchipuramKanchipuram4,3053,990,897Chengalpattu, Cheyyur, Tambaram, Madurantakam, Sriperumbudur, Kanchipuram, Thirukazhukundram, Uthiramerur
16VirudhunagarVirudhunagar4,2801,943,309Aruppukkottai, Kariapatti, Rajapalayam, Sattur taluk, Sivakasi, Srivilliputhur, Tiruchuli, Virudhunagar
17RamanathapuramRamanathapuram4,1801,337,560Ramanathapuram, Tiruvadanai, Rameswaram, Paramakudi, Mudukulathur, Kamuthi, Kadaladi
18SivagangaSivaganga4,1401,341,250
19CuddaloreCuddalore3,7052,600,880Cuddalore, Panruti, Chidambaram, Kattumannarkoil, Vriddachalam, Titakudi,neyveli,nellikupam
20MaduraiMadurai3,6953,041,038Madurai North, Madurai South, Melur, Tirumangalam, Periyur, Usilampatti, Vadipatti
21TiruvallurTiruvallur3,5523,725,697Ambattur, Gummidipoondi, Pallipattu, Ponneri, Poonamallee, Tiruvallur, Uthukkottai
22ThanjavurThanjavur3,4772,402,781Kumbakonam, Orathanadu, Papanasam, Pattukkottai, Peravurani, Thanjavur, Thiruvaiyaru, Thiruvidaimarudur[3]
23NamakkalNamakkal3,4021,721,179Namakkal, Velur, Tiruchengode, Rasipuram
24KarurKarur2,9021,076,588Aravakurichi, Karur, Krishnarayapuram, Kulithalai
25TheniTheni2,8721,243,684Theni, Periyakulam, Andipatti, Bodinayakkanur, Uthamapalayam
26NilgirisUdagamandalam2,552735,071
27NagapattinamNagapattinam2,4161,614,069Kilvelur, Kuthalam, Mayiladuthurai, Nagapattinam, Sirkazhi, Tharangambadi, Thirukkuvalai, Vedaranyam
28TiruvarurTiruvarur2,3791,268,094Kudavasal, Mannargudi, Nannilam, Needamangalam, Thiruthiraipoondi, Tiruvarur, Valangaiman
29AriyalurAriyalur1,944752,481Ariyalur, Udayarpalayam, Sendurai
30PerambalurPerambalur1,748564,511
31KanyakumariNagercoil1,6851,863,174Agastheeswaram, Kalkovil, Vilavancode, Thovalai
32ChennaiChennai1744,681,087Egmore-Nungambakkam taluk, Mylapore-Triplicane taluk, Mambalam-Guindy taluk, Fort-Tondiarpet taluk, Perambur-Purasawalkam taluk

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