Namakkal District is framed area from Salem District. It is working from 01-01-1997. It comprises of 8 Taluks specifically Namakkal, Rasipuram, Tiruchengode, Paramathi Velur, KolliHills, Sendamangalam, Komarapalayam and Mohanur. The locale is limited by salem on the north, Karur on the south, Trichy and Salem on the east and Erode on the West. The Geographical territory of the region is 3368.21 Sq.Kms. Which lies somewhere in the range of 11.00 and 11.360 North Latitude and 77.280 and 78.300 East Longitude.
Major Tourist Attractions in Namakkal District
- Namakkal Rock Fort
- Namakkal Digambara Anjeneyar Temple
- Sri Palapattarai Mariamman Temple, Namakkal
- Sri Maruthakaliamman Temple, Namakkal
- Kolli Hills
- Jedarpalayam Dam (36KM from Namakkal)
How to reach Namakkal
Road – Namakkal is on the National Highway. It is 50 kilometres away from Salem and 45 kilometres from Karur. The district is well connected by road with all major cities.
Rail – Namakkal has its own railway station in the Karur-Salem line. Daily trains are available to Bangalore, Chennai, Tuticorin and Mysore.
Air – The nearest airports are Salem Junction (72 kilometres away), Trichy International Airport (93 kilometres), Coimbatore International Airport (150 kilometres).
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