It is a town and district in Cuddalore territory in the Indian region of Tamil Nadu. It is the base camp of the Chidambaram taluk. The town is acknowledged to be of basic antique and has been ruled, at different conditions, by the Pallavas until ninth century, Medieval Cholas, Later Cholas, Later Pandyas, Vijayanagar Empire, Marathas and the British.
Chidambaram covers a district of 4.8 km2 1.9 sq mi and had a masses of 62,153 beginning at 2011. It is coordinated by a first-grade region. Teritiary division including tourism is the genuine occupation. Roadways are the critical techniques for transportation with a whole of 64.12 km 39.84 mi of area avenues including one national turnpike experiencing the town. Beginning at 2011, there were eleven government schools: six primary schools, three focus schools and two higher discretionary schools in Chidambaram. Annamalai University, set up in 1929 in Chidambaram, is a standout amongst the most settled and most prominent schools in the state. The festivals in Chidambaram are centered around the festivals of the asylum.
The Marghazhi Thiruvaadhirai festivity celebrated in December– January exhibits the essential puja, the fourteenth day after the new moon Chaturdashi of the significant lot of Masi February - March demonstrates the second pooja.