Karur District

Population: 1076588 (2011)

State: Tamil Nadu

Language: Tamil

Headquarters: Karur


Area: 2901 square kilometers

Density of population: 371 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 75.86% - Male: 84.86%, Female: 67.05%

Male Female Ratio: 1000:1015


Boundaries of Karur District


North: Namakkal District, Tamil Nadu

South: Dindigul District, Tamil Nadu

East: Tiruchirapalli District, Tamil Nadu

West: Erode District, Tamil Nadu


Karur District Average Rainfall: 775 mm

Karur District Average Temperature in Summer: 34 deg C

Karur District Average Temperature in Winter: 23 deg C





Major Rivers: Cauvery River, Noyyal River, Amaravathi River

District Sub Divisions: K. Paramathy, Aravakurichi, Karur, Thanthoni, Kadavur, Krishnarayapuram, Kulithalai, Thogaimalai

Assembly Constituencies: Aravakurichi, Karur, Krishnarayapuram, Kulithalai


Karur District Nearby Attractions


1. Pasupatheeswarar Temple built in 7th century by Chola kings

2. Mayanur Riverside Park

3. Tirumukkudal, the confluence of Cauvery and Amaravathi Rivers

4. Ponniyar Dam at Kadavur

5. Park at Amaravathi Bed Regulator, Chettipalayam


Karur District Facts: It was a part of ancient Kongu Nadu. The headquarters of The Karur Vysya Bank Ltd and The Lakshmi Vilas Bank are situated here. The national highways NH 7 and NH 67 pass through this district.


Major Agricultural Products: Rice, millets, cereals, pulses, sugarcane, groundnut, cotton


Major Industrial Products: Paper, bus body building, cement, handloom, sugar, banking, nylon nets, gem stones


What is Karur District Famous For: Bus body building industry


Karur Pin Codes

Last Updated : Friday Jun 15 , 2012


Places in Karur District