Air : Nearest Airport is
in Trichy, about 100 km from Perambalur.
Rail : Nearest Railway
stations are Ariyalur and Sendurai. Ariyalur 28
km., Sendurai 32 km from Perambalur
Road : Road network
connected to Trichy, Cuddalore, Ariyalur. SETC
Bus services available to all southern parts.
4,86,971 (Census 2001)
38°C Min : 24°C
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258 Km from Chennai
Perambalur was bifurcated from the erstwhile
composite Trichy district and was formed on 1st
November 1995. The district is bounded by
Cuddalore district in the North. Thanjavur in
the East and Namakkal and Tiruchirappalli
districts in the West. In April 18, 2002 the
district was merged with Ariyalur Distrrict. And
again the Ariyalur district was carved out on
23rd November 2007. The taluks are Perambalur,
Kunnam and Veppanthattai.
The district lies in the Southern plateau & hill
zone of Agro-climate regional planning with
characteristics of semi-arid climate. The soil
is predominantly red loamy and black soil.
Cauvery is the major river flowing in the region
and the composite district has a canal system
covering just 47 km stretch and ayacut of 11,610
ha. The ground water resource through tubewells
and wells contribute nearly 68% of irrigated
The district is fairly rich in mineral deposits.
Celeste, Lime Stone, Shale, Sand Stone, Canker
and Phosphate nodules occur at various places in
the district. A good deal of building stone is
quarried in Perambalur, Kunnam and Veppanthattai