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Tamil Nadu General Knowledge

 Tamil Nadu General Knowledge

 

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CAPITAL : Chennai

ESTABLISHED : 26 January, 1950

CHIEF MINISTER : Edappadi K Palaniswami (as on May 2018)

GOVERNOR : Banwari Lal Purohit (as on May 2018)

RULING PARTY : AIADMK (All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam)

Tamil Nadu General Knowledge

HIGH COURT : Chennai, 1862



DISTRICTS : 32

LANGUAGES : Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Urdu, English

POPULATION : 7, 21, 47, 030 (6th)

[Males = 3, 61, 37, 975 & Females = 3, 60, 09, 055]

Male to Female Ratio = 1000 : 995

AREA : 1, 30, 060 sq km (11th)

DENSITY : 550 per sq km

LITERACY : 80. 33%

ASSEMBLY : 234

LOKSABHA : 39

RAJYASABHA : 18

TAMIL NADU BOUNDARY STATES

Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Puducheri, Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea and Indian Sea

STATE ANIMAL : Nilagiri Tahir

STATE BIRD : Emerald Dove

STATE TREE : Palmyra Palm

STATE FLOWER : Glory Lily

 TAMIL NADU STATE DANCE

Bharata Natyam

Kolatam

Kummi

Karagam (fold dance)

Kavadi

Kalakshetra

Kummi

Therukkothu

Kamandi

Devarattam

Peacock dance

Snake dance

Oyilattam

TRIBES : Thodalu, Badaga, Irula, Kota, Kanikara

TAMIL NADU TEMPLES

 

Meenakshi Amman Temple – Madhurai

Brihadeeswar Temple – Tanjavur

Ekambareswar Temple – Kanchipuram

Mahabaleswaram Temple – Gokarn

Rameswaram Temple – Ramanthapuram

Murugan Temple – Palani

 TAMIL NADU FESTIVALS

Karagam

Kummi

Kavadi

Pongal

Adipperukku

Mahamagam fest

Kanthuri

Navaratri

Karthigai

 TAMIL NADU RIVERS

Kaveri

Vaigey

Tamravarni

Bhavani

Amaravati

Cheyyar

Palar

Ponniyar

Chittar,

Vellar

Noyal

Suruli

Vaipar

LAKES : Pulicat salt lake

 TAMIL NADU POWER PLANT

 

Kudankulam Atomic Power Plant

Kalpkkam Atomic Power Plant



Mayoorakshi Hydro Power Plant

Mettor Hydro Power Plant

Kundbi Hydro Power Plant

Kundha Hydro Power Plant

Neyveli Thermal Power Plant

Tuticorin Thermal Power Plant

Papanashanam Hydro Power Plant

Ennore Thermal Power Station

 TAMIL NADU PROJECTS/DAMS 

 

Mullaperiyar Dam (Periyar River)

Hogenakkal Dam ( Dharmapuri )

Pillur Dam

Mettur Dam (Kaveri River)

Pechparai Reservoir (Kodayar River)

Perunchani Dam (Paralayar River)

Thunakadavu Reservoir (Chalakudy River)

Wellingdon Reservoir (Periya Odari River)

Gundar Reservoir (Berijam Lake)

 TAMIL NADU NATIONAL PARKS & SANCTUARIES 

 

Guindy National Park

Vedantagal Bird Sanctuary – Chengalpattu

Kalakad Wild Life Sanctuary

Mudumalai National Park

Mukurthi National Park

Mudumalai Wild Life Sanctuary

Indira Gandhi (Annamalai) National Park

Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park

Indira Gandhi (Annamalai) Wild Life Sanctuary

Karaivetti Wild Life Sanctuary

Karikili Wild Life Sanctuary

Pulicat Lake Wild Life Sanctuary

Vaduvor Wild Life Sanctuary

Vettangudi Bird Sanctuary

Palani Hills National Park

Chitrangudi Bird Sanctuary – Ramananthapuram

Vellode Bird Sanctuary – Erode

Kanjirankulam Bird Sanctuary – Ramananthapuram

Koothankulam Bird Sanctuary – Tirunelveli

Suchindram Theroor Bird Sanctuary – Kanyakumari

Udayamathandapuram Bird Sanctuary – Tiruvayur

 TAMIL NADU INDUSTRIES 

 

Koramadal Fertilizers Factory

Salem Iron & Steel

Ford

Hindustan Motors

Chemical Fertilizers,

Paper & Paper products

Railway Wagons & Coaches,

Army Tanks 

 TAMIL NADU MAIN CITIES 

Madhurai

Rameswaram

Chengalapattu

Aavadi

Salem,

Koimbattor

Tirupur

Erode

Perambur

Tuticoran

Kanchi

Kodainkenal

Tirucharapalli (Kaveri River)

Tirunelveli

Vellore

Thoothukudi

Dindigul

Hosur

Karur

Kachipuram

Ranipet

Nagercoil

Ooty

Thanjavur

Sivakasi

Arakkonam

 TAMIL NADU AIRPORTS 

Meenabakkam International

Madurai

Tirucharapalli International Airport – Tirucharapali

Chennai International Airport – Chennai

Coimbatore International Airport – Coimbatore

 TAMIL NADU IMPORTANT PERSONS

A P J Abdul kalam

Sarvepalli Radhakrishna

Rakesh Sharma

Tiruvallur

Viswanath Anand

C N Annadurai ( DMK )

M G Ramachandran ( AIADMK )

 TAMIL NADU MISCELLANEOUS 

Tutocorin Port

Chennai Port

Kanya Kumari

Land of Temples – Tamilanadu

Gate way of South India – Chennai

Detroit of India – Chennai

Apple city – Chennai

National Maritime University – Chennai



Annadurai(Meenam Bakkam)International Airport – Chennai

Central Leather Institute – Chennai

T B Research Institute – Chennai

Heavy Vehicles Tank Factory ( War Tanks ) -Aavadi

Helicoptor Training School – Aavadi

Integral Coach Factory (Rail Bhogi, AC Coach ) – Perambur

Manchester of South – Coimbattor

Pearl City – Tuticoran

Structural Engineering Research Centre – Chennai

South India Textile Research Association – Coimbattore

Brihadeeswara Temple – Tanjavuru

Meenakshi Temple – Madhurai

M A Chidambarm Cricket Stadium – Chennai

Temple of Virgin Goddess situated on the extreme southern tip of India

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