GK Facts about Tamil Nadu

1. Formation 26 Jan 1950
2. Capital Chennai
3. Location of High Court Chennai
4. Area Rank (Area) 11
5. Population Rank (Population) 6
6. State Bird Marakatha Pura (Emerald Dove)
7. State Animal Nilgiri Tahr
8. State Flower Shenkandhal (Gloriosa Lily)
9. State Tree Karpaha Veruksham (Palmyra Palm)
10. First Governor Shri Sir Krishna Kumarsingji Bhavsingji
10. First Chief Minister P.S. Kumaraswamy Raja
11. Number of Districts 32
12. Largest District Erode
13. Number of MPs 39
14. Number of MLAs 234 (elected)
15. Number of MLCs Nil (Unicameral)
16. IITs Chennai
17. IIMs Tirchirappalli
18. Countries of Equal Area (approximate) Greece, Nicaragua