Cuddalore District

State: Tamil Nadu

Language: Tamil

Headquarters: Cuddalore


Area: 3706 square kilometers

Density of population: 702 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 79.04% - Male: 86.84%, Female: 71.20% (2011)


Boundaries of Cuddalore District


North: Viluppuram District, Tamil Nadu

South: Nagapattinam District, Tamil Nadu

East: Bay of Bengal

West: Perambalur District, Tamil Nadu


Cuddalore District Average Rainfall: 1235 mm

Cuddalore District Average Temperature in Summer: 41 deg C

Cuddalore District Average Temperature in Winter: 20 deg C





Major Rivers: Pennaiyar River, Kedilam, Paravanar

Taluks: Cuddalore, Panruti, Chidambaram, Neyveli, Virudhachalam

Assembly Constituencies: Cuddalore


Cuddalore District Nearby Attractions


1. Pichavaram Mangrove Forest

2. Vadalur

3. Srimushnam

4. Neyveli Lignite Mines

5. Padaleeswarar Temple at Cuddalore

6. Devanatha Swami Temple at Cuddalore

7. Bhuvaraha Swami Temple at Srimushnam

8. Silver Beach at Devanampatinam


Cuddalore District Facts: Top producer of cashew nut and jack fruit in Tamil Nadu. Cuddalore district is considered to be one of the backward districts and so it is receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme.


Major Agricultural Products: Paddy, groundnut, cholam, kambu, sugarcane, tapioca, blackgram, coriander, banana, maize, cashewnut


Major Industries: JK Pharma Industry, Neyveli Lignite Corporation, SPIC


What is Cuddalore District Famous For: Temples, Shrimushnam is one of the 8 Vaishnava shrines


Famous People From Cuddalore District: Vethanthiri Maharishi, First Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu A. Subbarayalu Reddiar, Writer Jayakanthan, Industrialist C.K. Ranganathan


Cuddalore Pin Codes

Last Updated : Friday Jun 15 , 2012


Places in Cuddalore District