Sholinganallur taluk

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Sholinganallur taluk is a taluk of the city district of Chennai in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It was created in 2009 by the trifurcation of Tambaram taluk in Kanchipuram district. The centre of the taluk is the neighbourhood of Sholinganallur. The headquarters of the taluk is Guindy division. On 4 January 2018, Chennai district was expanded by annexing Sholinganallur taluk.[1]


According to the 2011 census, the taluk of Sholinganallur had a population of 548,654 with 276,828 males and 271,826 females. There were 982 women for every 1000 men. The taluk had a literacy rate of 81.23. Child population in the age group below 6 was 28,905 Males and 27,521 Females.[2]


  1. ^ "Chennai district doubles in size". 5 January 2018. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Provisional Population Totals - Tamil Nadu-Census 2011" (PDF). Census Tamil Nadu. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 June 2013. Retrieved 4 July 2013.