Tamil Nadu

QUICK FACTS

Capital:
Chennai

Geographical Area (sq km):
130,058

Population:
67.86 million (2012)

GSDP:
US$ 161.1 billion over 2014-15

Key industries:
Textiles, heavy commercial vehicles, automobile and auto components, engineering, IT and ITeS, cement, banking and financial services, drugs and pharmaceuticals, electronic hardware and tourism

Major cities:
Tiruchirappalli, Madurai, Erode, Vellore, Coimbatore