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Western Tamil Nadu

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Western Tamil Nadu is in India. It consists of the districts of Coimbatore, Erode, Nilgiris, and Tirupur.

Tea gardens in Conoor
Boats parked near the telescope house, Ooty.
Monkey Falls, on the Pollachi-Valparai road


Map of Western Tamil Nadu

Here are some of the most notable cities.

  • 1 Coimbatore — largest city in the region; industrial and educational cluster; the textile capital of South India; also known as the Manchester of the South
  • 2 Coonoor — Hill Station
  • 3 Devala — Hill Town
  • 4 Erode — center for turmeric and textile productions; known as textile city and turmeric city
  • 5 Gobichettipalayam — also known as mini kollywood; famous for white silk, turmeric and platain
  • 8 Ooty — a popular hill station; reachable by heritage mountain railway from Mettupaalayam
  • 9 Pollachi — Picture postcard views
  • 10 Tirupur (Tiruppur) — also known as an export city; largest exporter of textiles in the country
  • 11 Topslip — Tourist destination

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  • 2 Mudumalai National Park — offers a variety of flora and fauna plus the opportunity to go on an elephant safari


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