Tiruppur District

Tiruppur District
The district of Tiruppur was formed by carving out parts of Coimbatore and Erode districts in February 2009 with its administrative headquarters at Tiruppur city.

The district is bounded by Erode District in the north, Dindigul District in the south east, Idukki District (Kerala) in the south, Karur District in the east and Coimbatore District in the west. It is located at about 50 kilometres east of Coimbatore, 50 kilometres south of Erode and 450 kilometres southwest of Chennai.

Tiruppur is well known for its textile industry accounting for 90% of India’s cotton knitwear export.

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Tourist Attractions in Tiruppur

  • Arulmigu Subramanya Swamy Temple, Sivanmalai
  • Arulmigu Uthukuli Murugan Temple
  • Arulmigu Avinashi Lingeswarar Temple, Avinashi
  • Lord Subramanya Temple, Thirumuruganpoondi
  • Sukreeswarar Temple
  • Amaravathi Dam, Amaravathinagar
  • Thirumoorthy Dam, across River Palar
  • Indira Gandhi WildLife Sanctuary
  • Amaravathi Crocodile Farm

How to reach Tiruppur

Road – Tiruppur District is well connected through state highways and bus services to all major towns and cities across South India. The major highways connecting Tiruppur are – SH 19 (Palladam – Tiruppur – Avinashi), SH 37 (Tiruppur – Dharapuram), SH 169 (Tiruppur – Somanur), SH 172 (Tiruppur – Kangeyam) and SH 196/SH 81 (Tiruppur – -Gobichettipalayam).

Rail – Tiruppur Railway Station comes under Salem Railway Division and connects to all major cities including Chennai, Coimbatore, Trichy, Bangalore, Salem and Rameshwaram.

Air – The nearest airports to Trichy District are – Coimbatore International Airport (43 kilometres away), Trichy International Airport (150 kilometres away) and Madurai Airport (180 kilometres away).