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Coimbatore is the 2nd largest city in Tamil Nadu, with more than 30,000 small, medium, large and tiny Industries and Textile Mills. Coimbatore city is known for its entrepreneurship of its residents as it's the home for many Industries that produce wide range of products like Machine Tools, Steel Castings, Electronic Goods, Automobile Spares, and Consumer Products like Wet Grinders, Mixie, Motors, Pumps, Textile Cloth, Hosiery Goods, and Yarn etc. Due to the industrial activity Coimbatore is known as Manchester of South India, Detroit of South India. The city is also known for its handloom products. There are a number of technical institutions. For religious people important a festival is Arudhra Dharshan at Perur. For Industrial people, annual SIGNPOST Industrial FAIR is an important Fair.
Area 23.50 square kilometers
Population 15 lakh
Altitude 432 meters above sea level
Climate Salubrious climate.
Maximum Temperature - 34 ° Celsius. April and May are the hottest months.
Minimum Temperature - 20° Celsius.
Average Rainfall - 60 cms a year
Geographical Location
Coimbatore is situated around 11° north latitude and 77° east Longitude, in western Tamil Nadu, South India.
While the city is flat, it is surrounded by hilly terrain, since it is situated at the foot of the Niligiri Hills. In this, the third largest city in Tamil Nadu, groundwater supply has never been bountiful. The crops that flourish here are millet, paddy, cotton, tea, oil seeds and tobacco.
The People
The majority are Tamil-speaking. Despite being very enterprising in business, the people of the city seem conservative and they continue to cherish age-old customs.
Public Transport
Frequent Bus services are run by private operators. The most prevalent mode of hired transport in the city is the Auto rickshaw. The minimum metered charge is Rs 12/- (day) and Rs 15/- (night). The waiting charge will be 20 paise for every 5 minutes.
Mobile Phone Services
Aircel Limited, 1078, Viscose Towers, Avinashi Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Phone: 217517 Fax: 218907 Aircell Limited, CODISSIA Towers, 5, Huzur Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Phone: 217117 Fax: 211512 BPL Cellular Limited, 1045 / 46, Avinashi Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Phone: 210668 , 212563, 214415
City Mayor
V. Gopalakrishnan, Coimbatore Corporation, Big Bazaar Street, Coimbatore - 641001. Phone: 395884

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