Karur District

Karur District

Rich and Varied Cultural Heritage
Karur is the oldest town and district headquarters of Karur district in Tamilnadu. The town is located in between the 4 districts, which are Namakkal, Dindigul, Tiruchirapalli and Erode districts of Tamilnadu. Karur is well known for cottage industries, handloom textiles, Chettinadu Cement Factory, home textiles, bus building industries, Govt. TNPL Paper (2nd largest paper producer in Asia).

Karur History
In ancient days, Karur was capital of Chera kings. During those periods, this place was called as Karuvoor and Vanji. Karur has been found popular as trading centre from Sangam Age itself.

Karur Details

  • Total Area :  2,985 sq.km
  • Total Population :  9, 35,686
  • Rainfall    :     615mm
  • Climate Condition   :   Maximum 31*c and Minimum 19*c
  • STD Code    :   04324
  • Pin Code    :    639 ***
  • Railway Station : Karur Railway Station, Thiruvikka Road, Karur – 639001
  • Bus Stand :  Central Bus Stand or Muthu Kumaraswamy Bus Stand (Centre of city)
  • Airport : Nearest Airport – Trichy (69 kms from Karur)

Places of Interest
Famous Tourist and Important Places, you can find around Karur are

  • Government Museum
  • Kalyana Venkattarasami Temple
  • Pasupatheeswarar Temple
  • Lord Subramania (Velayuthan-palayam)
  • Mariamman Temple