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TAMIL NADU

FACTS

Languages

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Tamil, Urdu, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada.

Crops

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Rice, coconut, coffee, cotton, pulses, rubber, spices and sugarcane.

Industries

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Automotives, Chemicals, cement, fertilizers, film-making, matches Printing and Textiles.

Airports

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Chennai, Madurai, Thiruchirapalli, Coimbatore, Tanjore and Tuticorin.

Time to visit

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November to March.

Festivals

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Pongal-Jan, Navaratri-Sept, Diwali-Oct.

Tamil Nadu

Tamilnadu, the land of the Tamils, is spread on the eastern part of the southern region of India. To its east is the Bay of Bengal, to its west are the Arabian Sea and Kerala and Karnataka and to its north are Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

Rich silks, colorful festivals, cool hill stations and beautifully sculptured temples are some of the highlights of this state. It is also one of the best in Industry as well as agriculture.


PLACES OF INTEREST
Anaimalai
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Wildlife Sanctuary.
Chennai
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Capital of the state, fort, beaches, churches, museums, wildlife sanctuary.
Coimbatore
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Textiles, Manchester of South India, Agricultural Institution.
Covelong
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Beach.
Hogenakal
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Waterfalls and Spa.
Kanchipuram
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Famous for silks and Hindu pilgrim center.
Kanniyakumari
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Land's end, temples, beach and memorials.
Kodaikanal
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Hill resort, orchids, Solar Physics Observatory.
Kuttalam
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Waterfalls and Spa.
Madurai
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Sri Meenakshi Temple, Handlooms and Palaces.
Mamallapuram
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Temple sculptures, beach.
Mudumalai
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Wildlife Sanctuary.
Nagore
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Muslim center.
Palani
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Hindu pilgrim centre.
Rameswaram
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Sacred Hindu center, beach, temples.
Salem
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Steel plant, Handlooms.
Thanjavur
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Temples, frescos, palaces, library.
Thiruchendur
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Hindu pilgrim center.
Vedanthangal
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Bird Sanctuary.
Ootacamud
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Hill resort, botanical gardens.
Yercaud
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Hill station.