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Karur District

Karur District of Tamil Nadu is bounded by Namakkal District in the north, Dindigul District in the south, Tiruchirapalli District in the west and Erode District in the east. History reveals that Karur was an ancient battleground.

Karur District has an area of 2,895 sq km and a population of over 1 million. The common languages spoken are Tamil, Telugu, English and Urdu. Rice, millets, pulses, sugarcane, groundnut, gingelly and cotton are the major agricultural crops. The Chettinad Cement Factory and Puliyur Sugar Factory are situated in Karur District.

Karur District has a rich cultural heritage. The Kalyana Venkattaramasami Temple at Thanthoni and Pasupatheswarar Temple at Karur are the main tourist centers. Kadambar Koil and Iyer Malai at Kulittalai, Mariamman Temple, Vennaimalai and Pasupatheswarar Temple at Karur and Venjamangudalur Temple at Venjamangudalur are some of the pilgrim centers in Karur District.

Updated on 26th June, 2014

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