Information about Tamil Nadu

State Information
ISO Code TN
Vehicle Code TN
Capital Chennai
Largest City Chennai
Formation Date Jan 26, 1950 (67 years ago)
Population 72,147,030
Area 130,058 km2
Official Languages Tamil
Other Official Languages English
Information about the name Tamil Nadu
Name in State Language தமிழ்நாடு (Tamil)
Meaning of the name Homeland of "Tamils"
Additional Information nadu in the Tamil language means "homeland" or "nation" hence Tamil Nadu means "homeland of Tamils". The origin of the world "Tamil" itself is uncertain: theories range from "self speech" to "sweet sound" (see Tamil language#Etymology).
Information about Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu
Name of the Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami
Chief Minister since Feb 16, 2017 (6 months ago)
Party Name All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Information about Governor of Tamil Nadu
Name of the Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao
Governor since Sep 2, 2016 (11 months ago)