Tiruchirappalli Railway Station

Tiruchirappalli (tiruccirāppaḷḷi) (About this sound pronunciation (help·info) (formerly Trichinopoly in English), also called Tiruchi or Trichy, is a city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and the administrative headquarters of Tiruchirappalli District. Located 322 kilometres (200 mi) south of Chennai and 379 kilometres (235 mi) north of Kanyakumari, Tiruchirappalli sits almost at the geographic centre of the state. The Cauvery Delta begins 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) west of the city as the Kavery River splits into two, forming the island of Srirangam; now incorporated into the Tiruchirappalli City Municipal Corporation. The city spans 167.23 square kilometres (64.57 sq mi) and is home to 0.916 million people as of 2011.


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