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Karur District : Tamil Nadu

About District

The Karur District was carved out of the composite Tiruchirapalli district, consisting of three taluks namely, Karur, Kulithalai and Manaparai. Subsequently Manaparai Taluk was decoupled and Musiri Taluk was included in Karur District. Karur District, with headquarters at Karur, is the most centrally located district of Tamil Nadu. It’s about 371 km south west of Chennai (Madras), the capital of Tamil Nadu. Karur district is bounded by Namakkal District in the north, Dindigul District in the south, Tiruchirapalli District on the east and Erode District on the west. Karur district has 2 Revenue Divisions, 6 Taluks, 2 Municipalities, 11 Town Panchayats and 157 Village Panchayats and 203 Revenue Villages. Tamil Nadu News Print and Papers Ltd. at Pugalur, Chettinad Cement Corporation Ltd. at Puliyur and EID Parry Ltd. at Pugalur are some of the important industries in the District. Karur District is very famous for its Bus Body building industry. In and around Karur, there are several small and large industries catering the need within Tamil Nadu as also Outside the state. The weaving industry came to Karur from Kerala and has earned a reputation for its high quality handloom products today.

District at a Glance

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