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Native ameThiruvannamalai
StateTamil Nadu
Municipal chairmansri dharan
Total Area2.3 sq mi (6.0 km2)
Altitude171 m
Total Population197601 (2001)
Density (pop.)17890/km2 (46335.1/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
Pincode606 (601, 602, 603, 604)
VehicleTN 25

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Thiruvannamalai ( ) is a pilgrimage Temple city and special grade municipality in Thiruvannamalai district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is the headquarters of the Thiruvannamalai district. Thiruvannamalai is home to the Annamalaiyar Temple located at the foot of the Annamalai hill and amongst one of the great Shiva Temples of Tamil Nadu. Thiruvannamalai has long been associated with many yogis and siddhars, and more recently the 20th century guru Ramana Maharshi, who lived in Mount Annamalai, now a popular spiritual tourism destination.

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