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Namakkal District : Tamil Nadu

About District

Namakkal district was carved out by bifurcating Salem district on 01-01-1997.It consists of 5 Taluks namely Namakkal. Rasipuram, Tiruchengode,Paramathi Velur and KolliHills.The district is bounded by salem on the north, Karur on the south, Trichy and Salem on the east and Erode on the West.The Geographical area of the district is 3363, 35 K.m. Which lies between 11.00 and 11.360 North Latitute and 77.280 and 78.300 East Longitude.For Administrative pruposes the district has been divided into 2 Revenue Divisions, 5 Taluks, 30 Revenue firkas.For local arrangements,the district has been divided into 5 Municipalities, 15 Panchayats Unions,19 Town Panchayats and 322 Village Panchayats. The famous Tamil Poet” Namakkal Kavingnar Ramalingam Pillai” was born in this district. In the memorize of the poet the state government established an arts and science college for women. Namakkal is the major producer of Egg in Southern Region. Hence, called as ‘ Egg City ‘. Namakkal finds a place of importance in the map of India because of its Lorry body building industry, a unique feature of the town.The famous Cauvery River flows in Paramathi Taluk.It helps more lrrigation of lands in Paramathi and Mohanur Blocks.

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