Tamil Nadu is the eleventh largest state of India and it located in southern part with an area of 130058 Sq Km. According to the census of India 2011, it is the seventh most populous state in India with a population of 72138958. Tamil Nadu is bordered by the neighboring state by Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka in the north, Indian Ocean in the south, Bay of Bengal in the east and Kerala in the west.
Chennai is the legislative capital city of Tamil Nadu which was previously known as Madras. The major cities of Tamil naru are Chennai, Madurai, Coimbatore, Tiruchirapalli, Salem, Tirunelveli, Erode, Tirupur, Vellore and Thoothukudi. The state is build up with 32 distinct districts which are comprises 39 Lok Sabha constituencies. Read more...
The climate of Tamil Naru usually is tropical type and the temperatures variation of the state during the summer and winter is quite little. Summer season continued from April to June and the average temperature during this season is approximately 30ºC. And winter season persists November to February and the average temperature during this season is 22ºC.
Summer season of Tamil Nadu usually continued from October to December and the state gets its all rains from the North-East Monsoons. The average annual rainfalls are varies from 25 inches to 75 inches. The best season to visit Tamil Nadu is between Octobers to March.
Language and Religions in Tamilnadu
People of Tamilnaru usually use Tamil dialect as their main spoken and official language, more than 89.43% of inhabitants speak this language and rest are use Telugu (5.65%), Kannada (1.68%), Urdu (1.51%), Malayalam (0.89%), Gujarati (0.32%), Hindi (0.30%) and Marathi (0.10%). The people of Tamil Naru mainly follow Hindu religion (88.34% of total population), Christiany (6.08%) and Islam (5.57%).
Festivals in Tamilnadu
The state people celebrate hundreds of festivals. Pongal is most popular festival of Tamilnadu. Other major festivals of the state are Saraswati Pooja, Ganesh Chathurthi, Natyanjali Dance Festival, Kavadi Festival, Karthigai Deepam, Jallikatu Bull Fight, Diwali, Karthigai Deepam and several temple festivals.