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Tiruvannamalai District : Tamil Nadu

About District


Tiruvannamalai District is known for eternal peace and divine with the proud possession of the sacred shrine of Lord Arunachaleswara and Ashrams. Tiruvannamalai District came into existence on 30th September 1989 after the bifurcation of the erstwhile North Arcot District. The District lies between 11° 55' and 13° 15' North latitude and 78° 20' to 79° 50' East longitude. The district is bounded on the north and west by Vellore District, on the southwest by Dharmapuri District, on the south by Villupuram District and on the east by Kanchipuram District. The total geographical area of the district is 6188 Sq. km. One sixth of the area of theis district is Covered by reserve forest and hills which is part and parcel of Eastern Ghats und er JavvadhuHills. The important hills in this district are Thiruvannamalai, Javvadhu Hills, and Kailasagiri. The main Deepam festival, Maha shivara thri and Pournami girivalam attracts Tiruvannamalai and Parvathamalai devotees from far and wide throughout India and abroad. Furthere main features of the District attract historic places besides Tiruvannamalai,Arni,Vandavasi,Devigapuram connected to East India and French companies.The Sathanur dam, Jawathumalai, Amirthy Game Park are some of the other important places in the District.

District at a Glance


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