Tamilnadu is the eighth
largest state in India by area and the ninth largest by population.
It was formerly known as Mysore. On November 1,1973,
the name Mysore was changed to Tamilnadu. Tamilnadu lies between
74o and 78o East longitudes and 11o
and 18o North latitudes. It is situated on the
western edge of the Deccan plateau and is surrounded by Maharashtra
and Goa in the north, Andhra Pradesh in the east, and Tamil
Nadu and Kerala in the south. On the west, it opens out on
the Arabian Sea.The state has an equable climate particularly
in those areas which are hilly or a high plateau. Climate
is the chief attraction of the capital city, Bangalore.
with several ancient temples and rich
cultural heritage celebrate various
colourful fairs and festivals. Every
town, city and village in the state
has their own calendar with fascinating
fairs and festivals.
Tamil Nadu is situated on the south eastern
side of the Indian peninsula. It is bounded
on the east by Bay of Bengal, in the south
by the Indian ocean, in the west by the
states of Kerala and Karnataka and in
the North by the Karnataka and Andhra