Kanchipuram District is one of the district in the State of Tamilnadu in India. Kancheepuram is popular for its renowned crafted world famous silk sarees, a traditional home industry. Kancheepuram is also known for its culture and civilization. Kancheepuram is easily accessible from the state capital Chennai. Kanchipuram is hailed as textile city the place is both handloom as well as machine woven silks sarees. The sarees manufactured here are famous across the globe. Kanchipuram town is also known as Silk City since the main profession of the people living in and around is weaving silk sarees, more than 5,000 families are engaged in this industry. The silk weavers of Kanchipuram settled more than 400 years ago and have given it an enviable reputation as the producer of the best silk sarees in India. Woven from pure mulberry silk and have an enviable reputation for texture, durability and finish. The sarees in dazzling colors are available in every imaginable design and variety. This is a large lake formed out of the backwaters, with boating and wind surfing facilities. It is located at a distance of 80 Kms from Kanchipuram.
Revenue Divisions : 1. Chengalpattu 2. Kanchipuram 3. Maduranthakam 4. Tambaram.
Taluks : 1. Chengalpattu 2. Kanchipuram 3. Maduranthakam 4. Tambaram 5. Alanthur 6. Cheyyur 7. Sholinganallur 8. Sriperumbudur 9. Thiruporur 10. Tirukalukundram 11. Uthiramerur.
Corporations and Municipalities : 1. Chengalpattu 2. Kanchipuram 3. Maduranthakam 4. Tambaram 5. Anakaputtur 6. Maraimalainagar 7. Pallavaram 8. Pammal.
This district has the 18 Town panchayats, 1137 Revenue villages, 648 Panchayat villages.
Kanchipuram district occupied area of 4,432 km2 and this district has the population of 3,990,897 in 2011 census. The male and female were 2,012,958 and 1,985,294 respectively. The sex ratio is 985 females for 1000 males.
Kanchipuram district borded West side by Vellore and Thiruvannamalai districts, North side by Thiruvallur and Chennai districts, South side by Villupuram district and East side by Bay of Bangal.
Kanchipuram district famous tourist Places are Vedanthangal Birds Sanctuary, Muttukkadu, Mammalapuram, Anna Memorial, Crocodile Bank, Rajivgandhi Memorial, Jain Temple, Arignagar Anna Zoological Park, Uthiramerur, Kachi Kamachiamman Temple, Sri Kailasanathar Temple, Varatharaja Perumal Temple, Vaikunda Perumal Temple.
Kanchipuram Bus Stand near by Ennaikaran, Kanchipuram and Railway Station near by Kanchipuram East, Konerikuppam, Kanchipuram.
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