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Erode District : Tamil Nadu

About District

Erode District lies on the extreme north of Tamil Nadu. It is bounded mostly by Karnataka State and also River Palar covers pretty long distance. To the East lies Namakkal and Karur Districts. Dindigal District is its immediate neighbour to the South and on the West, it has Coimbatore and Nilgiri Districts, as its boundaries. Erode District situated at between 10 36” and 11 58” North Latitude and between 76 49” and 77 58” East Longitude. Now Erode District consists of 9 taluks viz., Sathyamangalam, Thalavadi, Bhavani, Gobichettipalayam, Anthiyur, Perundurai, Modakurichi, Kodumudi and Erode.There are 4 Municipalities in the district viz., Sathyamangalam, Bhavani, Gobichettipalayam, and Punjai Puliampatti. There are 42 Town Panchayats, 230 Village Panchayats and 375 Revenue Villages. There are 14 Community Development Blocks in the district. Bhavani Sangameswarar temple is located at the junction of two rivers, Bhavani and Cauvery.It is known as South Prayag and is having a Pagoda of 120 inch in height. Bannari Mariamman Temple is about 15 kms. from Bhavani Sagar town on the road to MysoreSri Aggnigunda Kali or Kodantha Kaliamman temple is another one important temple situated in Erode district.

District at a Glance

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