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Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
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Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Coimbatore also called as Kovai, Tamil Nadu is the second largest district in Tamil Nadu. Coimbatore is rich in textile base and hence there are many industries and factories that deal with the textile industry. Combatore is a state of the art class industrial area in Tamil Nadu, from which textiles are supplied to various parts of India and also expoerted. Due to the heavy industries and textile farms, Cxoimbatore is also called as the Manchester of South India.
Geopgraphy of Coimbatore
Coimbatore is in the extreme west of Tamil Nadu Kerala border surrounded by hills and forests. Coimbatore always has a pleasing climate, which not only attracts tourists but also invesots. Coimbatore is very close to Ooty and Kodaikannal, Tamil Nadu which are places of tourist intersts in Tamil Nadu. The forests of the western ghats also stretch till coimbatore giving it a nice greeny atmosphere and hence making it a best place to live in. Kuttralam, Tamil Nadu is located very close to coimbatore, at a distance of only 30 KMs.
Water resources in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Located very close to the Kuttralam water falls, which is one of the ost important tourist place in Tamil Nadu, coimbatore also has nine more lakes for its water resource. They include Singanallur lake, Valakulam lake, Krishnampati lake, Kuruchi lake etc. Coimbatore, with this heavy water resource and high class industrial area, receives immense revenue from the industries. Since all the textile base are concentrated in Coimbatore, it has become one of the largest textile weaving district in Tamil Nadu, India.
Govt administration in Coimbatore
Coimbatore district with Coimbatore city as its capital is leaded by its Mayor,
Mr. R. Venkatachalam and deputy Mayor Mr. N. Karthik. District collector and other officials also rule the place smoothly.
History of Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
In the 1980's Coimbatore faced a lot of riots based on the Hindu - Muslim fight. Govt. had to implement various control measures and finally brought the riots under control.
In 1998, there was a bomb blast which killed many lives and after then due to severe strict measures taken by the Police dept, Coimbatore has now become a safer city for both Industrialists and common people.
Industries in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
There are many textile based industries in Coimbatore. With a pleasing climate and industry oriented atmosphere, many investors have concentrated on Coimbatore and invested their companies.
Coimbatore is also now emerging as an IT market. Various MNC's are being installed in Coimbatore and Coimbatore als attracts foreign investors due to the available healthy resource.
Some of hte top MNC are:
TCS, Infosys, CTS, Robert Bosch Gmp etc
Universities in Coimbatore
There are many universities in Coimbatore, providing education to all the people. Coimbatore has the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, from where lot of research on agriculture is done and described to the World. For engineering, Coimbatore also has a sub-division of Anna University, called the Anna University, Coimbatore which affiliates hundreds of self-financing colleges. PSG College of Engineering and Technology, one of Tamil Nadu's most famous colleges, next to Anna University, Chennai is also located in Coimbatore.A Govt. Law college and Medical college is also located in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
People and Culure in Coimbatore
Coimbatore people can be identified anywhere in Tamil Nadu because of their slang. The people of Coimbatore are very cultural and they give respect even to a 2 year old kid. This has made the reach heights easily. The major recipie is based on rice, as in other parts of Tamil Nadu.
How to reach Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
How to reach Coimbatore by Bus
Coimbatore is linked with many State Highways of Tamil Nadu like the NH 47, which runs to connect Cochin, Kerala and Salem, Tamil Nadu. Coimbatore, being a district that earns a lot of revenue, has roadlinks from all districts in Tamil Nadu. Many private buses run from Coimbatore to various places in Tamil Nadu
How to reach Coimbatore by Train
Combatore Junction, Coimbatore has trains run by Southern Railway to all major cities and places in India. They include Chennai, Bangalore, Kannyakumari, Hyderabad etc.
How to reach Coimbatore by Air
Coimbatore has got an airport in Peelamedu, Coimbatore which is located at the subrbs of Coimbatore. The airport stations all domestic and International flights, connection the world globally.
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