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District Map of Erode

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Erode district is located on the northern part of Tamil Naducovering an area of 8,162 Sq. km. The district is situated at between 10° 36 and 1° 58 of the North Latitude and between 76° 49 and 77° 58 of the East Longitude. The total population of the district is 25,74,067 comprising of 13,06,039 males and 12,68,028 females.

Alongwith Rice, other crops like millets, cereals, pulses, sugarcane, groundnut and cotton are grown in the district of Erode. The Erode district is rich in minerals like quartz, feldspar, black granite, colour granite, rough stone and sand. The district is an important business centre for turmeric. It is also famous for marketing of handloom, powerloom and readymade garments such as cotton sarees, bedsheets, towels, carpets, lungies, and dhotis.

Places of tourist interest in the district of Erode are:
Bhavani Sangameshwarar Temple (Mukkoodal)
Bannari Amman Temple
Bhavanisagar Dam
Kodiveri Dam
Government Museum
Birds Sanctuary, Vellode
Periyar Memorial House

Last Updated on : 08 February 2012