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 Lord 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, 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. 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. Kadukalur
  31. Kalkulam
  32. Kanattur
  33. Kannimangalam
  34. karukkamalai
  35. Karuppur[disambiguation needed]
  36. Kayapakkam
  37. Kesavarajanpettai
  38. Kilmaruvathur
  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. Melmaruvathur
  56. Mudhaliyarkuppam
  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. Perumbakkam
  85. Perunthuravu
  86. Poigainallur
  87. Polambakkam
  88. Pondur
  89. Ponkunran
  90. Poongunam
  91. Pooriampakkam
  92. Porur
  93. Puduppattu
  94. Puliyani
  95. Punnamai
  96. Pupupatti
  97. Puraiyur
  98. Puranjeri
  99. Puttirankottai
  100. Sattamangalam
  101. Satyamangalam
  102. Sembur
  103. Sengattur
  104. Sevur
  105. Sikkinamkuppam
  106. Sirukalathur
  107. Sirukalathur
  108. Sirumayilur
  109. Sirunagar
  110. Siruvalambakkam
  111. Siruvankundram
  112. Sittamur
  113. Sivadi
  114. Sothupakkam
  115. Tandalam
  116. Tandamanallur
  117. Tattampattu
  118. Tenpakkar
  119. Thandarai
  120. Thenpattinam
  121. Tiruppurakkovil
  122. Tiruvadur
  123. Tuduvakanbattu
  124. Uludamangalam
  125. Vadakkuvayalur
  126. Vadappatanam
  127. Vanniyanallur
  128. Vayalur
  129. Vedal
  130. Vellankondagaram
  131. Vembanur
  132. Venmelaguram
  133. Veppancheri
  134. Vettaikarankuppam
  135. Vettamperumbakkam
  136. Vilambattu
  137. Vilambur
  138. Vilangadu
  139. Virabhogam
  140. Yaluvankaramai

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. Retrieved 4 July 2013. 


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