Largest Cities in Tamil Nadu

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  • Post last modified:October 2, 2021

Tamil Nadu is the largest state in India, covering 130,058 km² and home to 72 million people. Tamil Nadu has a Hindu population of 88 percent, a Christian population of 6 percent, and an Islamic population of 5.8%. Thousands of ancient Temples may be found across the state.

Chennai is the capital and largest city of Tamil Nadu, with a population of 7.9 million people, and is the fourth-largest metropolis in India. Tamilnadu’s extensive coastline includes numerous metropolitan centers, and it links cities via marine transportation. Coimbatore and Madurai are Tamil Nadu’s second and third largest cities.

Mandavelli, Chennai
Mandavelli, Chennai, Photo by Karl Janisse on Unsplash
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

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