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 is another shrine dedicated to Muruga as an infant. 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(Ellai amman Kovil-Nainarkuppam), 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]

Village Name

  1. Adayalacheri
  2. Agaram
  3. Akkinambattu
  4. Alambari
  5. Amanthankaranai
  6. Ammanambakkam
  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. Kadapakkam
  31. Kadukalur
  32. Kalkulam
  33. Kanattur
  34. Kannimangalam
  35. karukkamalai
  36. Karuppur
  37. Kayapakkam
  38. Kesavarajanpettai
  39. Kilacheri
  40. Kilarkollai
  41. Kilmaruvathur
  42. Kodapattanam
  43. Kodur
  44. Kokkaranthangal
  45. Kottaikkadu
  46. Kulattur
  47. Kuvathur
  48. Lathur
  49. Madavilagam
  50. Madayambakkam
  51. Makundagiri
  52. Malarajakuppam
  53. Mambakkam
  54. Manikkakuppam
  55. Maruderi
  56. Melmaruvathur
  57. Mudhaliyarkuppam
  58. Mugaiyur
  59. Murukkanthangal
  60. NainarKuppam
  61. Nedumaram
  62. Nelvoy
  63. Nelvoypalayam
  64. Nemandam
  65. Nerkunam
  66. Nerkurapattu
  67. Nilamangalam
  68. Ottivilagam
  69. Pachambakkam
  70. Pakkaranai
  71. Pakkur
  72. Pakkuvancheri
  73. Palur

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  1. Panayadivakkam
  2. Paramankeni
  3. Parameswaramangalam
  4. Parasanallur
  5. Parukkai
  6. Pavanjur
  7. Perambakkam
  8. Periyakilakadi
  9. Periyavelikkadu
  10. Perukkaranai
  11. Perumalcheri
  12. Perumbakkam
  13. Perunthuravu
  14. Poigainallur
  15. Polambakkam
  16. Pondur
  17. Ponkunran
  18. Poongunam
  19. Pooriampakkam
  20. Porur
  21. Puduppattu
  22. Puliyani
  23. Punnamai
  24. Pupupatti
  25. Puraiyur
  26. Puranjeri
  27. Puttirankottai
  28. Sattamangalam
  29. Satyamangalam
  30. Sembur
  31. Sengattur
  32. Sevur
  33. Sikkinamkuppam
  34. Sirukalathur
  35. Sirukalathur
  36. Sirumayilur
  37. Sirunagar
  38. Siruvalambakkam
  39. Siruvankundram
  40. Sittamur
  41. Sivadi
  42. Sothupakkam
  43. Tandalam
  44. Tandamanallur
  45. Tattampattu
  46. Tenpakkar
  47. Thandarai
  48. Thenpattinam
  49. Tiruppurakkovil
  50. Tiruvadur
  51. Tuduvakanbattu
  52. Uludamangalam
  53. Vadakkuvayalur
  54. Vadappatanam
  55. Vanniyanallur
  56. Vayalur
  57. Vedal
  58. Vellankondagaram
  59. Vembanur
  60. Venmelaguram
  61. Veppancheri
  62. Vettaikarankuppam
  63. Vettamperumbakkam
  64. Vilambattu
  65. Vilambur
  66. Villangadu
  67. Virabhogam
  68. Yaluvankaramai
  69. Thondamanallur

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" (PDF). Census Tamil Nadu. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 June 2013. Retrieved 4 July 2013. 

Coordinates: 12°21′N 80°00′E / 12.350°N 80.000°E / 12.350; 80.000