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Tanjore
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Coordinates: 10°47′00″N 79°8′10″E / 10.78333°N 79.13611°E / 10.78333; 79.13611Coordinates: 10°47′00″N 79°8′10″E / 10.78333°N 79.13611°E / 10.78333; 79.13611
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
RegionChola Nadu
DistrictThanjavur
Government
 • TypeMunicipal Corporation
 • BodyThanjavur Municipal Corporation
Area
 • Total36.33 km2 (14.03 sq mi)
Area rank11
Elevation
88 m (289 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total222,943
 • Density6,136.6/km2 (15,893.7/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
613 xxx
Vehicle registrationTN 49, TN68
Websitewww.municipalcorporation.tn.gov.in/thanjavur

Thanjavur is a town in Tamil Nadu, India. It was the capital of earlier Chola Kingdom. It is called the Rice Bowl of Tamil Nadu. Cauvery river flows through Thanjavur.