Nagapattinam is a coastal city in the state of Tamil Nadu of southern India. The city is a municipal and an administrative centre in the Nagapattinam district. Located on the banks of Bay of Bengal, the same was carved by divergence of the Thanjavur district.
History of Nagapattinam
Nagapattinam is commonly known by many other names, these include Cholakula Vallippatinam, Naganadu and Shiva Rajadhani. As the ruling centre of Cholas, this place is often designated as the vital trade centre in ancient Tamil Nadu. The rich heritage of this town dates back to the 3rd century wh...