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Perambalur District : Tamil Nadu

About District

The Tamil Nadu Government passed orders on 19.11.2007 that Perambalur District be reorganised and bifurcated again into two districts Perambalur and Ariyalur, out of which Perambalur district with Headquarters at Perambalur consists of one Revenue Division of Perambalur and Four Taluks of Perambalur, Kunnam , Veppanthattai and Alathur. It is bounded on the North by Cuddalore and Salem Districts, South by Tiruchirappalli, East by Ariyalur District, West by Tiruchirappalli and Salem Districts. Perambalur District is centrally located in TamilNadu and is 267 K.M away, in southern direction, from Chennai. The District has an area of 1,756 Sq.Km. spread between 10.54’ and 11.30’ degree Northern latitude and 78.40’ and 79.30’ degree of the Eastern longitude. It is an inland district without coastal line. The District has Vellar River in the North and it has well marked natural divisions. The PACHAMALAI hill situated on the North boundary of Perambalur is the most important hill in the district. The district is fairly rich in mineral deposits.Celeste, Lime Stone, Shale, Sand Stone, Canker and Phosphate nodules occur at various places in the district.A good deal of building stone (rough stone) is quarried in Perambalur , Kunnam and Veppanthattai Taluks.

District at a Glance

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