About Coimbatore

Information of Coimbatore.

Coimbatore or Kovai is called as 'The Manchester of South India'. Due to the salubrious climate, the city is also known as poor man's Ooty. Coimbatore is known for the manufacture of motor pump sets and varied engineering goods and its handloom products. A large number of technical institutions in Coimbatore cater to the growing technical needs of the region. The city is situated on the banks of the river Noyyal. Also known as Kovai, Coimbatore is one of the fastest growing cities in India. Situated at the foot hills of Nilgiris, it has pleasant climate, cosmopolitan outlook and private enterprise. Cotton textiles, electric motors, pumps, automobile spares, iron steel and aluminium castings form the major exports of Coimbatore. Coimbatore lies in the Western Part of Tamil Nadu bordering the Western Ghats. It shares part of its boundary with the neighboring state of Kerala. The region is filled with naturally diverse eco system such as hills, plains, forests, evergreen fields, drought prone areas, river bodies, tanks etc., The temperature of the city varies between 39 Degree Celsius to 24 Degree Celsius. It gets maximum rainfall during Southwest Monsoon followed by the Northeast monsoon.

Places of Interest in Coimbatore

  • Annamalai Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Adiyogi Shiva
  • Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple
  • Siruvani Waterfalls and Dam
  • Kovai Kutralam
  • Kari Motor Speedway