Tamil Nadu renames cities, towns

Tamil Nadu Government has renamed 1018 cities and towns closer to their original Tamil names. In the TN rename list, Coimbatore City has changed to Koyampuththoor, Mylapore to Mayilaappor. Although the G.O was issued on April 1 for the changed names, it was only released on Wednesday by the TN Government. Check out the entire list of TN Renamed Cities, Towns from this article.

Updated: Jun 11, 2020 19:46 IST

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Niranjani

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Tamil Nadu renames cities, towns

Tamil Nadu Renamed Cities, Towns

The Government of Tamil Nadu has notified name changes to various cities and towns according to an announcement made two years ago at the state assembly. As per the April 1 gazette notification, anglicised names of different areas in Tamil have been changed more closely to their original names. In the renaming drive the Government has not spared district names and areas within them.

Some cities have been altered, such as KOYEMBEDU to KOYAMBEDU, SENCHERI as SENCHERY. Here is the entire list of cities and towns that have been renamed by the TN Government.

Old Name

New Name

TONDIYARPET (PART 1)

TANDAIYAARPETTAI (PART 1)

TONDIYARPET (PART 2)

TANDAIYAARPETTAI (PART 2)

TONDIYARPET (PART 3)

TANDAIYAARPETTAI (PART 3)

TONDIYARPET (PART 4)

TANDAIYAARPETTAI (PART 4)

PURASAWALKAM (PART 1)

PURASAIWAKKAM (PART 1)

PURASAWALKAM (PART 2)

PURASAIWAKKAM (PART 2)

VEPERY

VEPPERY

V.O.C. NAGAR

Va.Vu.C. NAGAR

PERAMBUR (PART 1)

PERAMBOOR (PART 1)

PERAMBUR (PART 2)

PERAMBOOR (PART 2)

PERAMBUR (PART 3)

PERAMBOOR (PART 3)

SELAVOYAL

SELAVAAYAL

KODUNGAIYUR

KODUNGAIYUR

ERUKKENCHERI

ERUKKENCHERY

PERAVALLUR

PERAVALLOOR

SIRUVALLUR

SIRUVALLOOR

AYANAVARAM (PART 1)

AYANPURAM (PART 1)

AYANAVARAM (PART 2)

AYANPURAM (PART 2)

KONNUR

KONNOOR

MALLIKAICHERI

MALLIGAICHERY

AMINJIKARAI

AMAINDHAKARAI

PERIYAKUDAL

PERIYAKOODAL

CHINNAKUDAL

CHINNAKOODAL

KOYEMBEDU

KOYAMBEDU

SENCHERI

SENCHERY

EGMORE (PART 1)

EZHUMBOOR (PART 1)

EGMORE (PART 2)

EZHUMBOOR (PART 2)

CHINTADRIPET

CHINTADARIPETTAI

TRIPLICANE (PART 1)

THIRUVALLIKKENI (PART 1)

TRIPLICANE (PART 2)

THIRUVALLIKKENI (PART 2)

MYLAPORE (PART 1)

MAYILAPPOOR

(PART 1)

MYLAPORE (PART 2)

MAYILAPPOOR

(PART 2)

PALLIPATTU

PALLIPPATTU

KALIKUNDRAM

KALIKKUNDRAM

URUR

OOROOR

THIRUVANMIYUR

THIRUVANMIYOOR

MAMBALAM

MAAMBALAM

SAIDAPET

SAIDAPETTAI

EKKATTUTHANGAL

EKKATTUTTHANGAL

ALANDUR

AALANDHOOR

ADAYAR (PART 1)

ADAIYAARU (PART 1)

GOVERNMENT FARM

ARASUPPANNAI

ADAYAR (PART 2)

ADAIYAARU (PART 2)

GUINDY PARK

GUINDY POONGA

THIYAGARAYA NAGAR

THIYAAGARAAYA NAGAR

MADIPAKKAM

MADIPPAAKKAM

JALADAMPET

JALLADIYAANPETTAI

PALLIKARANAI

PALLIKKARANAI

PALAVAKKAM

PAALAVAAKKAM

OKKIAM THORAPAKKAM

OKKIYAM THURAIPAKKAM

ENJAMBAKKAM

EENJAMBAAKKAM

KARAPAKKAM

KAARAPPAAKKAM

SHOLINGANALLUR

CHOZHINGANALLUR

UTHANDI

UTTHANDI

SEMMANJERI

SEMMANCHERY

MADANANDAPURAM

MADHANANDHAPURAM

MUGALIVAKKAM

MUGALIVAAKKAM

MANAPPAKKAM

MANAPPAAKKAM

NANDAMBAKKAM

NANDHAMBAAKKAM

ALANDUR

AALANDHOOR

(NAGARAM)

ADAMBAKKAM

AADAMBAAKKAM (AALANDHOOR

NAGARAM)

PAZHAVANTHANGAL

PAZHAVANTHAANGAL

(AALANDHOOR NAGARAM)

NANGANALLUR

NANGAINALLUR (AALANDHOOR

NAGARAM)

THALAKANANCHERI

THALAKKANAANCHERY

MEENAMBAKKAM

MEENAMBAAKKAM

MADURAVOYAL

MADHURAVAAYAL

VALASARAVALKAM

VALASARAVAAKKAM

PORUR

POROOR

NOLAMBUR

NOLAMBOOR

KARAMPAKKAM