Tiruchirapalli at a Glance
Air : Trichy has an international airport that operates flights to other Indian cities as well as cities of the neighboring countries. 8 km from the city.

Rail : Trichy railway division is an important breakpoint of The Southern Railway. It connects Tamilnadu to various parts of Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Bengal, Maharastra, Karnataka, Delhi and Madhya Pradesh.

Bus : Well connected to various parts of Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala through Govt. & Private buses.

Area : 5,114 sq.km 
Population : 24,18,366 (Census 2001)
Rainfall : 746.8 mm (Annual)
Climate : Max : 37.1C Min :20.6C
STD Code : 0431
316 Km from Chennai


trichy glance

Tiruchirapalli, Rock City is situated on the banks of river Cauveri. Trichy is a fine blend of temples and monuments and is a great travel destination. Dominated by the granite rock soaring 84 metres into the skyline, Trichy also hosts the Golden Rock Locomotive Workshop, an Ordinance Factory, and REC - (Regional Engineering College). Trichy was for some time under the Mughal rule, which was put to an end by the Vijayanagar rulers. The Nayaks, the Governors of Vijayanagar empire, ruled this area till A.D. 1736. It was Viswanatha Nayaka who built the present day Teppakulam and the Fort. The Nayak dynasty came to an end during the days of Meenakshi. The Muslims ruled this region again with the aid of either the French or the English armies, for some years. Tiruchirappalli was under the rule of Chandra Sahib and Mohamed Ali. Finally the English brought Tiruchirappalli and other areas under their control.

The city has a multi-cultural society with a sizeable presence of English, Telugu, Hindi, and Malayalam speaking population. The city projects a calm outlook and is considered to be friendly with tourists.

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