Cheyyur taluk

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Cheyyur taluk is a taluk of Kanchipuram district of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The headquarters of the taluk is the town of Cheyyur.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census, the taluk of Cheyyur had a population of 203,719 with 102,128 males and 101,591 females. There were 995 women for every 1000 men. The taluk had a literacy rate of 66.68. Child population in the age group below 6 was 9,587 Males and 9,070 Females.[1]

History[edit]

Cheyyur,near chennai is a quaint village situated 29 km from Madurantakam, at Chengalpattu in Kanchipuram District of Tamil Nadu. This tiny hamlet was earlier called Jayamkonda-Cholapuram, Seyyur and Belapuri. In the early days, this area was a dense forest and kept as a reserve for the Chola kings to hunt.

An ancient temple called Cheyyur Shiva Temple [800 years old], constructed during the reign of the Chola kings, is the major attraction. Near the Shiva Temple, there is another shrine dedicated to Lord Muruga in his infant aspect. In Tamil 'Sei' denotes 'infant' and the name of the village (Seyyur, later Cheyyur) is derived from this fact.

Chennai International Airport and Chengalpattu Junction Railway Station serve this area. Visitors can access Cheyyur from Madurakantam, which can be reached by road either from Chennai or Chengalpattu. Private taxis and regular buses are available from Madurakantam to Cheyyur and 7 km from ECR, Cheyyur is located 65.7 km distance from its District Main City Kanchipuram Cheyyur Pin Code is 603302 . The Government of India has proposed to develop a 4000 MW Ultra Mega Power Plant (UMPP) at Cheyyur .

Cheyyur Map[1]

List of places in Cheyyur Taluk[edit]

List of Places in Cheyyur Taluk Kancheepuram District Village Name

  1. Adayalacheri
  2. Agaram
  3. Akkinambattu
  4. Alambari
  5. Ammanambakkam
  6. Amanthankaranai
  7. Ammanur
  8. Anaikattu
  9. Andarkuppam
  10. Arappedu
  11. Arasur
  12. Arkadu
  13. Atchivilagam
  14. Attupattukottapanjai
  15. Ayakkunnam
  16. Cheyyur
  17. Chinnavelikkadu
  18. Chittarkadu
  19. Chunampet
  20. Gangadevankuppam
  21. Gurumpirai
  22. Illeedu ( main place ) in chunampet
  23. Indalur
  24. Iraniyasitti
  25. Irumbali
  26. Isur
  27. Kadalur
  28. Kadapperi
  29. Kadugapattu
  30. Kadukalur
  31. Kalkulam
  32. Kanattur
  33. Kannimangalam
  34. Karuppur[disambiguation needed]
  35. karukkamalai
  36. Kayapakkam
  37. Kelmaruvattur
  38. Kesavarajanpettai
  39. Kilacheri
  40. Kilarkollai
  41. Kodapattanam
  42. Kodur
  43. Kokkaranthangal
  44. Kottaikkadu
  45. Kulattur
  46. Kuvathur
  47. Lathur
  48. Madavilagam
  49. Madayambakkam
  50. Makundagiri
  51. Malarajakuppam
  52. Mambakkam
  53. Manikkakuppam
  54. Maruderi
  55. Melmaruvattur
  56. Mudaliyarkuppam
  57. Mugaiyur
  58. Murukkanthangal
  59. Nedumaram
  60. Nelvoy
  61. Nelvoypalayam
  62. Nemandam
  63. Nerkunam
  64. Nerkurapattu
  65. Nilamangalam
  66. Ottivilagam
  67. Pachambakkam
  68. Pakkaranai
  69. Pakkur
  70. Pakkuvancheri
  71. Palur
  72. Panaiyur
  73. Panayadivakkam
  74. Paramankeni
  75. Parameswaramangalam
  76. Parasanallur
  77. Parukkai
  78. Pavanjur
  79. Perambakkam
  80. Periyakilakadi
  81. Periyavelikkadu
  82. Perukkaranai
  83. Perumalcheri
  84. Perunthuravu
  85. Perumbakkam
  86. Poigainallur
  87. Polambakkam
  88. Ponkunran
  89. Poongunam
  90. Pooriampakkam
  91. Porur
  92. Puduppattu
  93. Puliyani
  94. Punnamai
  95. Pupupatti
  96. Puraiyur
  97. Puranjeri
  98. Puttirankottai
  99. Sattamangalam
  100. Satyamangalam
  101. Sembur
  102. Sengattur
  103. Sevur
  104. Sirukalathur
  105. Sikkinamkuppam
  106. Sirukalathur
  107. Sirumayilur
  108. Sirunagar
  109. Siruvalambakkam
  110. Siruvankundram
  111. Sittamur
  112. Sivadi
  113. Sothupakkam
  114. Tandalam
  115. Tandamanallur
  116. Tattampattu
  117. Tenpakkar
  118. Thandarai
  119. Thenpattinam
  120. Tiruppurakkovil
  121. Tiruvadur
  122. Tuduvakanbattu
  123. Uludamangalam
  124. Vadakkuvayalur
  125. Vadappatanam
  126. Vanniyanallur
  127. Vayalur
  128. Vedal
  129. Vellankondagaram
  130. Vembanur
  131. Venmelaguram
  132. Veppancheri
  133. Vettaikarankuppam
  134. Vettamperumbakkam
  135. Vilambattu
  136. Vilangadu
  137. Vilambur
  138. Virabhogam
  139. Yaluvankaramai
  140. Pondur

Economic activity[edit]

MARG Swarnabhoomi-new chennai, an integrated township, with two special economic zones is located in the Cheyyur Taluk.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Provisional Population Totals - Tamil Nadu-Census 2011". Census Tamil Nadu. Retrieved 4 July 2013.