Poster of Cuddalore

    Cuddalore City Map Poster

  • Name:Cuddalore
  • Country:India
  • Continent:Asia
  • Label:Cuddalore, India
  • Coordinates:11.75N / 79.75W
  • Price:$24.99
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Quality

Printed on premium quality, glossy, photo paper

Sizes

Available in 3 sizes

Origin

Printed in the USA


About Cuddalore

Cuddalore is derived from the Tamil word "Koodalur". The town was referred to as "Kudalur" in Sangam literature. In the early historic period, Cuddalore was called "Chaturveda Palli", meaning a place where four Vedas are recited. It has been variously known as 'Sapadalaksha', 'Saptagiri' and 'Chaturvedhapura'. The Cholas of Uraiyur (now Tiruchirappalli) were probably among the first to build a fort here; they held sway over this region between 200 BCE and 500 CE. According to some accounts, it may have been ruled by Kalinga kings in ancient times too; but there are no records available yet on that score.