CHITTUR, a town of India, in the North Arcot district of Madras, with a station on the South Indian railway. Pop. (1901) 10,893. Formerly a military cantonment, it is now only the civil headquarters of the district. It has an English church, mission chapel, and Roman Catholic chapel, a high school, and several literary institutes.
Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)