Tirupur District

Population: 2471222 (2011)

State: Tamil Nadu

Language: Tamil

Headquarters: Tirupur


Date of formation: A part of Erode District and a part of Coimbatore District were combined to form Tiruppur District in October 2008.

Area: 5186 square kilometers

Density of population: 476 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 79.10% - Male: 86.07%, Female: 72.07%

Male Female Ratio: 1000:988


Boundaries of Tirupur District


North and North East: Erode District, Tamil Nadu

South: Idukki District, Kerala

South East: Dindigul District, Tamil Nadu

East: Karur District, Tamil Nadu

West: Coimbatore District, Tamil Nadu


Tirupur District Average Rainfall: 700 mm

Tirupur District Maximum Temperature in Summer: 35 deg C

Tirupur District Minimum Temperature in Winter: 18 deg C





Major Rivers: River Amaravati, Noyyal River, Periyar River, Chinnar River

Taluks: Avinashi, Palladam, Udumalpet, Dharapuram, kangeyam Madathukulam

Assembly Constituencies: Tirupur North, Tirupur South, Palladam, Dharapuram, Kangeyam, Avinashi, Udumalpet, Madathukulam

Revenue Divisions: Tirupur, Dharapuram, Udumalpet

Dams: Amaravathi Dam, Thirumurthy Dam, Uppaar Dam

Waterfalls: Panchalingam Waterfalls

Hills: Tirumurthy Hills, Grass Hill


Tirupur District Nearby Attractions


1. Murugan Temple, Uthukuli

2. Kadu Anumantharaya Swamy Temple, Dharapuram

3. Amaravathi Dam

4. Amaravathi Crocodile Park

5. Thirumurthy Dam

6. Panchalingam Waterfalls

7. Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary

8. Grass Hill Forests

9. Stone Sculptures


Tirupur District Facts:            This is the 32nd district of Tamil Nadu. Amaravathi reservoir here has the largest wild breeding population of crocodiles.


Major Agricultural Products: Coconut, paddy, millets, oil seeds, cotton, pulses


Major Industrial Products: Charcoal, coir, textiles, hosiery


What is Tirupur District Famous For: Banian industry, knitwear, Uthukkuli butter


Famous People From Tirupur District: Freedom Fighter Tirupur Kumaran


Tirupur Pin Codes

Last Updated : Friday Jun 15 , 2012