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Cuddalore District

Cuddalore District is a district of Tamil Nadu state in southern India. The city of Cuddalore is the district headquarters.

The district has an area of 3,564 km². It is bounded on the north by Viluppuram District, on the east by the Bay of Bengal, on the south by Nagapattinam District, and on the west by Perambalur District.

Cuddalore is well-known for its temples. The most famous of these is the temple of Shiva, one of the three principal deities of Hinduism. The incarnation of Shiva at Cuddalore is called Padaleeshwarar. The temple itself is located in Thiruppadirippuliyur. Chidambaram, a town, known for dance and temples, is only 43 km away from Cuddalore. Cuddalore has famous Vaishnavite temples in and around the town. Tiruvaheendirapuram, the Sacred Abode of Lord DEVANATHA

Cuddalore-district

Geography

The district has an area of 3,564 km². It is bounded on the north by Viluppuram District, on the east by the Bay of Bengal, on the south by Nagapattinam District, and on the west by Perambalur District.

Demographics

The district has a population of 2,285,395 as per the Census of 2001. It is 33.01% urbanised. The district has a literacy of 71.85%. This is lesser than the state's average.

Divisions

In Cuddalore District, there are 6 taluks, 13 , 5 Municipalities and 16 Town Panchayats

 

Revenue Divisions

3

Taluks

6

Blocks

13

Corporation & Municipalities

5

Town Panchayats

16

Revenue Villages

901

Panchayat Villages

682

 



 

 

 
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