Thiruninravur is a Selection Grade Town Panchayat of Poonamallee Taluk in Thiruvallur District. The extent of the town area is 11.00 Sq.Kms. The population as on 2011 is 45260 and the projected population of 47804 for 2013. This Literacy rate is 70.02%. It is in Avadi Legislative Constituency and is under the Thiruvallur Parliament Constituency.
Thiruninravur is located at 13�07′25″N 80�01′40″E . It has an average elevation of 21 metres ( 69 feet). Thiruninravur Town Panchayat is situated on west side of Chennai city at distance about 30 Km on CTH Road – NH 205 inbetween Ambathur & Thiruvallur in Thiruvallur District.
Thirunindravur is famous for Hridayaleeswarar Temple and Bakthavatsala Perumal Temple. Perumal temple is one of the 108 Divyadesams. Hridayaleeswarar Temple - Pusalar Nayanar imagined the temple in his heart that design is physically constructed by Mahindra Pallava 1500 years ago by the order of Lord Shiva. Both the temples were built in Pallava era. Another temple named Eri Katha Ramar which also quite famous in Thirunindravur.
Thirunindravur is a central hub for all neighbouring villages and towns within a vicinity of 10 km radius on all sides. Residents of Sivanvoyal, Aranvoyal, Pakkam, Palavedu, Thottikalai, Karlapakkam, vengal etc. need to alight at Thirunindravur (junction) to access other places.