Vellore

Vellore

Vellore had the previlege of being the seat of the Pallava, Chola, Nayak, Maratha, Arcot Nawabs and Bijapur Sultan Kingdoms. It was described as the best and the strongest fortress in the Carnatic War in the 17th Century. It was witnessed the massacre of European soldier during the mutiny of 1806.

Vellore District At a Glance
General:
District: Vellore
HeadQuarters: Vellore
State: TamilNadu
Area:
Total: 6062.35 Sq.Kms
Rural: 5920.18 Sq.Kms
Urban: 142.17 Sq.Kms
Population:
Total: 3936331
Male: 1961688
Female: 1974643

How to Reach Vellore
By Air
The nearest International airport is Chennai Airport (135km)
By Train
Katpadi Junction is the main railway junction situated in Vellore
By Road
Vellore is connected with major cities in the states of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. The National Highways passing through Vellore are NH 46 (Bangalore Chennai road), NH 234 (Mangalore to Viluppuram) and NH 4 from Ranipet to Chennai and the Cuddalore-Chittoor.

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