The City of Fast Developing
In 7th century, Tiruvallur district was ruled by Pallavas. After that Nawab of Arcot, Mughals, French, Dutch and finally British captured this place on 19th century like other districts in Tamilnadu. This district was first called as Chengal pattu District. Later it was changed as Chengai M.G.R District. After that this district was separated as Tiruvallur M.G.R District. In 1997, this district was finally decided and named as Tiruvallur District (District Headquarters Name).
Sholavaram Lake, Puzhal Lake, Poondi Water Reservoir have been providing water to Chennai City. Famous Lord Shiva Temple located in Surutapalli, here main god is known as Bhoga Sayana Siva. In retail spending, this district stands third after Noida and Delhi.
Tiruvallur district is surrounded by Chennai district and Bay of Bengal in North, Vellore District in West, Kanchipuram District in South and Andhra State in North.
Tiruvallur District Details
Places of Interest
Famous Tourist and Important Places, you can find around Tiruvallur are
Revenue Divisions - 3 (Tiruvallur, Thiruthani, Ponneri)
Taluks - 9 (Kummidipoondi, Ponneri, Uthu Kottai, Ambattur, Poonamallee, Tiruvallur, Thiruthani, Pallipattu, Madhavaram)
Municipalities - 12 (Tiruvallur, Avadi, Ambattur, Madhavaram, Thiruvottiyur, Kathivakkam, Maduravoyal, Poonamallee, Thiruthani, Thiruverkadu, Valasaravakkam, Manali)
Blocks - 14 (Villivakkam, Pulaleri, Sholavaram, Minjur, Gummidipoondi, Ellapuram, Poondi, Tiruvallur, Poonamallee, Kadambathur, Thiruvalangadu, Thiruthani, Pallipattu, R.K.Pettai)
Town Panchayats - 13 (Chinnasekkadu, Minjur, Naravarikuppam (red hills), Ponneri, Porur, Puzhal, Thiruninravur, Uthu Kottai, Aarani, Gummidipoondi, Pallipattu, Pothatturpettai, Thirumalisai)
Lok Sabha Parliamentary Constituency - 1 (Tiruvallur)
State Assembly Constituency - 10 (Gummidipoondi, Ponneri, Thiruvottiyur, Poonamallee, Tiruvallur, Thiruthani, Avadi, Madhavaram, Maduravoyal, Ambattur)
Tiruvallur Other Details
Business Development - Handmade Garments, Industrial Areas, Oil Refinery Industry, Fertilizer Industries, Avadi Tank Factory, Ambattur Tyre Industry, Cycle Industry, Thermal Power Station, Matchbox Industries, Pencil Factory, Madhavaram milk colony
Agricultural Crops - Paddy, Sugarcane, Chilly, Groundnut, Ellu
Rivers - Aarani River, Kooduthalai River, Koovam River