Cuddalore facts for kids
The temple tower of Pataleeswarar Temple in Cuddalore
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Cuddalore is a large industrial city in the Tamil Nadu state of southern India. It is the headquarters of Cuddalore District. Located south of Pondicherry on the Bay of Bengal, Cuddalore has a large number of industries which employ a great deal of the city's population. However, one industrial pocket -SIPCOT - has also secured it a place in the dubious club of Global Toxic Hotspots owing to the area's high levels of pollution.
The 2004 tsunami and its aftermath
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