<!-- See WikiProject Indian cities
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() is a town and a municipality
in Viluppuram district
in the Indian state
of Tamil Nadu
. Important roads from north to south Tamil Nadu pass through Tindivanam and similarly from west to east.
Tindivanam is a Selection grade Municipal Town. Tindivanam was Constituted as Municipality in 01.04.1949
and it was subsequently upgraded as 2nd grade Municipality from 03.04.1970
, 1st grade Municipality from 22.05.98
and Selection Grade from 02.12.2008
. Ennairam, located near Tindivanam, has inscriptions about the Hindu shastras that date back to the 11th century.The Chola
temple of Narasimma swamy koil Built by Rajaraja Chola 1 (985 –1010) and has reached 1000 years. 8,000 samanaras were lived in this village.
It was initially known as 'Tindirivanam' where "Tindiri" means Tamarind in pure Tamil and "Vanam" means Jungle. So it was called the 'Jungle Of Tamarind' in the olden days. This name changed slowly to its present day name.
Tindivanam is located at . It has an average elevation of 58 metres
). Tindivanam is located at a distance of 120 km from Chennai
in South West Direction and at distance of 35 km from Pondicherry
in North West Direction.Tindivanam is one among the three sub-divisions of Villupuram
District, Tamil Nadu. This small... Read More