Annamalai Nagar

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Annamalai Nagar
Annamalai Nagar is located in Tamil Nadu
Annamalai Nagar
Annamalai Nagar
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 11°23′48″N 79°42′58″E / 11.39667°N 79.71611°E / 11.39667; 79.71611Coordinates: 11°23′48″N 79°42′58″E / 11.39667°N 79.71611°E / 11.39667; 79.71611
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Cuddalore
Population (2001)
 • Total 8,974
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 608002
Telephone code 04144
Vehicle registration TN-91( TN-31 till Jun17,2015)

Annamalai Nagar is a Special grade Panchayat town in Cuddalore district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Annamalai Nagar had a population of 8974. Males constitute 41% of the population and females 59%. Annamalai Nagar has an average literacy rate of 82%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 41% of the males and 59% of females literate. 8% of the population is under 6 years of age.

The town is named after Annamalai Chettiar, an Indian businessperson, educationist and philanthropist. The Annamalai University, founded by him, is located in Annamalai Nagar.

Chidambaram is the nearest train station and bus terminus.


  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.