About Kancheepuram district:

Kancheepuram is a district in Tamil Nadu state, India. The total area of the district is 4433 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 3990897 living in houses, among them male population is 2010309 and female population is 1980588. Sex ratio of the district is 986 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 84.49%.

Kancheepuram district vehicle registration code is TN 21. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Kanchipuram.


Electricity Tariff Slabs and Rates:

  • for units less than 50 - 1 to 50 units = Rs.3.0 per unit
  • for units less than 100 - 1 to 100 units = Rs.3.25 per unit
  • for units less than 250 - 1 to 100 units = Rs.3.5 per unit, 101 to 250 units = Rs.4.6 per unit
  • for units more than 250 - 1 to 100 units = Rs. 3.50 per unit, 101 to 250 units = Rs.4.6 per unit, 251 and above units = Rs.6.6 per unit
Important Festivals of the district:

Aurbathimoovar Festival, Mylapore, Cape Festival, Chennai Dance & Music Festival Chennai, Chithirai Festival, Madurai, Mamallapuram Festival, Dussehra, Float Festival, Kanthuri Festival, Kartigai Deepam, Mahamagam Festival, Meenakshi Kalyanam-Madurai, Natyanjali Dance Festivals, Pongal, Tamil New Year, Thai Poosam, Thyagaraja Carnatic Music Festival-Thiruvariyar, Tourism Fair are the major festivals celebrated in Kancheepuram district.

Kancheepuram Cuisine:

Adhirasam, Avial, Biryani, Chakkoli, Chapati, Chettinad cuisine, Chippi appam, Congee, Dosa, Idiyappam, Kheer, Koottu, Koozh, Kothu Parotta, Kullakar rice, Kuzhambu, Masala, dosa, Molagoottal, Mulligatawny soup, Munthiri Kothu, Murugan Idli Shop, Murukku, Paddu, Papadum, Parotta, Paruppusilli, Pongal (dish), Poriyal, Pulihora, Puri, Puttu, Putu mayam, Rasam, Sambar, Sevai, Thoothukudi macaroon, Thuvaiyal, Upma, Uttapam, Watalappam are few of the many varieties of Kancheepuram.

Top tourist places in Kancheepuram:

Places of interest in Kancheepuram:

Kanchi Kamakshi temple, Sri Kamakshi Amman Temple, Ekambareswar Temple, Sri Kailasanathar Temple, Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple, Chennai Trade Centre, Devarajaswami temple, Madurantakam, Arignar Anna Illam, Vedanthangal, Kalpakkam,War Cemetery, Thennangur Panduranga Temple, Kishkinta, Jeevanandam Statue, Sri Subramaniya Swami Temple, Jain Temples, Sri Vaikunda Perumal Temple, Kanchi Kudhil, Kachapeshwarar temple, Vedantangal Bird Sanctuary, Uthiramerur, Thiruparuthikundram, Sakunthala Jagannatham Museum of Folk Art are the major tourist attractions of the district.

Agriculture:

Paddy, Groundnut, Cholam, Cotton, Sugarcane, Maize, Turmeric, Ragi, Coconut, Pulses, Cumbu are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the area.

Railway Stations in Kancheepuram district:

  • Acharapakkam
  • Alapakam
  • Ammanur
  • Chengalpattu
  • Chromepet
  • Guduvancheri
  • Kanchipuram
  • Karunguzhi
  • Kattangulattur
  • Kunnathur
  • Madimangalam
  • Madurantakam
  • Karasangal
  • Marai Malai Nag
  • Melmaruvattur
  • Minambakkam
  • Mugaiyur
  • Narayanapuram
  • Nathapettai
  • Padalam
  • Palavanthangal
  • Palayasivaram
  • Pallavaram
  • Paranur
  • Pattaravkkam
  • Pavunur
  • Perungulattur
  • Singaperumlkoil
  • Tozhuppedu
  • Trisulam
  • Urappakkam
  • Vandalur
  • Villiyambakkam
  • Walajabad

Insurance Companies in Kancheepuram:

  • National Insurance ,No.225 Gandhi Road, I Floor, Kanchipuram, 631501
  • Max Life Insurance Co. Ltd ,33, E Raja St, Kancheepuram, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu 631502

Lawyers (Advocates) in Kancheepuram:

  • ADVOCATE TAMILARASU, No: 1A, Katchapeswarar Koil South Mada Street, Behind katchapeswarar Temple, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu 631502

Blood banks in Kancheepuram:

  • Government Hospital Tambaram ,Tambaram
  • Chengalpattu Medical College Hospital ,Chengalpattu Government Medical College And Hospital, GST Road
  • Government Aringnar Anna Memorial Cancer Hospital ,Kanchipuram

Trading companies in Kancheepuram:

  • Reliance Securities ,No.58-A, Kamarajarjar Street, LM: JK Finance Bldg. KancheepuramDistrict:Kancheepuram,TNPostcode:631501

Hotels in Kancheepuram:

  • Hotel Baboo Soorya,85, N Raja St, Opp Kamakshi Amman Temple, Near by Bus Stand, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu 631501
  • Sri Hari Residency, 99, West Raja Street, Near Sri Kumara Kottam Temple, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu 631502
  • AKG Lodge, 502, Gandhi Rd, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu 631501
  • Hotel Tamil Nadu,Kamatchi Amman Sannathi Street, Near Old Railway Station, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu 631502
  • HOTEL JAYBALA INTERNATIONAL,#504, Gandhi Road, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu 631501
  • Hotel Ramco Residency,SH58, Ennaikaran, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu 631501
  • Hotel Vassi Palaze,Plot No 3, CMDA New Town Centre,Kancheepuram District, Maraimalai Nagar, Kattankolathur, Tamil Nadu 603203
  • Hotel Milestonnez,32,Santhavellore, Sunguvarchatram, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu 602106
  • Hotel Tamil Nadu,Kamatchi Amman Sannathi Street, Near Old Railway Station, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu 631502

Theatres in Kancheepuram district:

  • Arul Murugan Theatre - Near Old Mahabalipuram Road, Kanagapattu, Thiruporur

Demographics:

Taluka in the district and their information is given below.

Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 2
2 Andhra Bank 15
3 Axis Bank 11
4 Bank Of Baroda 10
5 Canara Bank 29
6 Catholic Syrian Bank Limited 2
7 Central Bank Of India 11
8 City Union Bank Limited 42
9 Corporation Bank 9
10 Dena Bank 5
11 Federal Bank 7
12 HDFC Bank 9
13 ICICI Bank Limited 25
14 IDBI Bank 3
15 Indian Bank 68
16 Indian Overseas Bank 65
17 Indusind Bank 3
18 ING Vysya Bank 2
19 Karnataka Bank Limited 3
20 Karur Vysya Bank 21
21 Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited 3
22 Laxmi Vilas Bank 9
23 Punjab And Sind Bank 1
24 Punjab National Bank 4
25 South Indian Bank 16
26 State Bank Of Hyderabad 5
27 State Bank Of India 35
28 State Bank Of Mysore 6
29 State Bank Of Patiala 1
30 State Bank Of Travancore 5
31 Syndicate Bank 10
32 Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Limited 13
33 Union Bank Of India 5
34 United Bank Of India 2
35 Vijaya Bank 1
36 YES Bank 1