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Coimbatore

Coimbatore, also known as Kovai, is a major industrial city in India and the second largest city in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is the administrative headquarters of Coimbatore District. It is known as 'Manchester of South India'. It is also a part of Kongu Nadu region of Tamilnadu. The total land area of Coimbatore city is 23.5 square kilometers. The population of this city is 1,446,034 during the year 2001. The altitude is 411 meters above mean sea level. The clothing here is tropical and the season to visit the city is all through the year. The people of various states live here and they speak Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, English and Marathi. The STD code for Coimbatore is 0422. This is one of the top most industrial cities of Tamilnadu. The city is situated on the banks of the River Noyyal. There are proper facilities of transportation through air (Peelamedu airport), through bus and through rail (Coimbatore Junction and Podanur Junction).

Coimbatore is known for its textile factories, engineering firms, automobile parts manufacturers, health care facilities, educational institutions, pleasant weather, hospitality and for its Kongu Tamil. Coimbatore's name comes from the local Goddess here, Koniyamman. Kuniyattamuttur, or "Kuniyamuttur" later metamorphosed to Koyamuttur which is anglicised as Coimbatore. In modern times the name is sometimes abbreviated as CBE.

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  • Power house , Peelamedu, Raksha Riji wrote 23 hours ago:
    Please create a power cut at 8am to 6pm. Not at night. We all get waking at night be like as a watchmen. We want to go school office etc in morning. So we want sleep definitely at night. Please done this for us. By Mumtaj syed Ibrahim Ondipudur Coimbatore16
  • TNEB Office, Power House, Tatabad, Raksha Riji wrote 23 hours ago:
    Please create a power cut at 8am to 6pm. Not at night. We all get waking at night be like as a watchmen. We want to go school office etc in morning. So we want sleep definitely at night. Please done this for us. By Mumtaj syed Ibrahim Ondipudur Coimbatore16
  • The Grand Shopping Mall - Under Construction, ganesh (guest) wrote 15 days ago:
    pls let us know if u have space for optical store.. thank u ganesh the professional optical oman 0096892156018 email; ganeshbellie@yahoo.com
  • The Grand Shopping Mall - Under Construction, ganesh (guest) wrote 15 days ago:
    we are interested in renting shop in the mall, pls let us know if u have un occupied space still...we are opticians in muscat at present and we want shift our show room to our place( kavai). thank u ganesh 00968 92156018 the professional optical muscat
  • Kuniamuthur High School, K nazar (guest) wrote 17 days ago:
    1996 10th batch hi friends Anybody here
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