VILLUPURAM District, Tamil Nadu

Villuppuram is a district located in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. It is also the administrative headquarters of the Viluppuram district. The town of Viluppuram is situated in the southern part of Tamil Nadu and is an important hub for trade, agriculture, and commerce in the region.

Villuppuram is known for its rich cultural heritage and historical significance. The district has a diverse population with people from different communities and backgrounds, contributing to its vibrant and unique identity.

The economy of Viluppuram is primarily based on agriculture, with crops such as rice, sugarcane, and groundnut being cultivated in the region. Apart from agriculture, industries such as textiles, leather, and small-scale manufacturing also contribute to the district’s economy.

  • Weather: Tropical climate with hot summers and moderate winters.
  • Pincode: 605601
  • Telephone Code: +91-4146

Nearby Districts:

  1. Cuddalore
  2. Tiruvannamalai
  3. Kallakurichi

Taluk List:

  1. Viluppuram
  2. Kallakurichi
  3. Tindivanam
  4. Ulundurpet
  5. Sankarapuram
  6. Vanur


  • Viluppuram offers a variety of South Indian delicacies like dosa, idli, and filter coffee.
  • Local specialties include Kozhi Kari (Chicken Curry), Chettinadu dishes, and crispy Vada.

Tourist Places:

  1. Gingee Fort – Visit historic fort with ancient architecture. Best time: October to February. Explore ruins and take in panoramic views.
  2. Auroville – Eclectic township. Best time: November to February. Meditate, try eco-friendly products, and attend cultural events.
  3. Pondicherry – French architecture and beaches. Best time: October to March. Enjoy water sports and stroll through the French Quarter.
  4. Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram – Ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Best time: November to February. Witness vibrant festivals.
  5. Kalvarayan Hills – Scenic hill station. Best time: September to May. Trek, enjoy waterfalls, and immerse in nature.
  6. Gomuki Dam – Picturesque dam. Best time: October to March. Boating and picnicking options.

Best Time to Visit Viluppuram Region:

October to March, as the weather is pleasant and suitable for exploring tourist attractions.

Things to Do:

  • Explore historical forts and temples.
  • Experience Auroville’s spiritual and eco-friendly ambiance.
  • Indulge in beach activities in Pondicherry.
  • Trek through the Kalvarayan Hills’ lush greenery.
  • Enjoy boating at Gomuki Dam.