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Ariyalur District

Land of fossils

Ariyalur District is the youngest and most backward district in Tamil Nadu. The district is bordered by the districts of Cuddalore in the north, Perambalur and Tiruchirapalli in the west, Thanjavur and Tiruvarur in the south and Nagapattinam in the east. It is considered to be the "Land of Fossils". Many prehistoric fossils are found in Ariyalur District. Recently, paleontologists have found a dinosaur's egg in Ariyalur. It has a population of about 1 million.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Ariyalur

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