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Tourism Plays a Key Economy for the District even though Agriculture and Fishing are the Major ones. Shrines, Places of Hindu Faith, Mosques forms the Spritual Tourism for the district. Annual Festivals and functions marks glory of the Year. Heritages like Tarangam padi Fort, Poompuhar speaks of the rich civilization of this land.
GIS, A Pilot District by the State Planning Commission for the GIS implementation as part of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI). An open source Application by NIC provides Geo Information about the District
Spread in 130,060 sq. km. Tamil Nadu is southernmost state of Indian peninsula. It shares its boundary with Kerala in the west, Karnataka in the north-west and Andhra Pradesh in north; however, it makes coastline in the east with Bay of Bengal and with Indian Ocean in the south. Further, it is bounded by the Eastern Ghats on the north, by the Bay of Bengal in the east, by the Gulf of Mannar and the Palk Strait on the southeast, by the Indian Ocean on the south, and by the Nilgiri, the Anamalai Hills, and Kerala on the west.
nterestingly, as per its prehistoric evidence, Tamil Nadu is one of the oldest as well as longest continuous human habitation sites in India. There are many archaeological sites including Adichanallur etc evidenced in the state. Ancient history of Tamil Nadu is recognized as 'Sangam Period', which was started during the 300 BCE and ended during the 300 CE. In this period, there were three major dynasties namely Chera, Chola, and Pandya who ruled Tamil Nadu and Kerala. These dynasties had built many distinct structures, many of them became the heritage sites of present India. During the 17th century, first Dutch and then British occupied the region. After the independence, some of the south regions including part of Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, Karnataka, and Kerala collectively constituted as Madras state. But after a few years, the state is re-organized and separate states formed; resultantly, Tamil Nadu became independent state
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