Tirupur at a Glance

Air : The nearest Airport is in Peelamedu at Coimbatore. It is 45 km from Tirupur.

Rail :  Tirupur Railway Station, 51 km from Coimbatore, 50 km from Erode. It is halfway between Coimbatore and Erode. The main trains connect through the station are Bangalore, Trivandrum, bilaspur, Ernakulam, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kanyakumari and etc.

Road : Tirupur Bus station at a short distance from the railway station.

Area : 1,939.31 sq.km
Population : 3,46,551 (Census 2001)
Rainfall : 951.1 mm (Annual)
Climate : Max : 38°C Min : 24°C
STD Code : 0421
393 Km from Chennai


tirupur glance

Tirupur district is formed in October 2008. This district is formed with these taluks from Coimbatore district and Erode district : Tirupur, Avanashi, Palladam, Dharapuram, Kangeyam and Udumalpet. Tirupur city is the administrative headquarters of this district.

Tirupur has carved its name in the Indian history even before her independence. Tiruppur Kumaran, one of the freedom fighters was killed during lathi charge when he was on a patriotic march in Kumaran road without letting down Indian national flag. It still remains as a great inspiration to its people. Another incident is that C. N. Annadurai, former chief minister of Tamilnadu met Periyar E. V. Ramasamy for the first time in Tirupur during Periyar’s campaign which is considered to be a great turnover in the Indian political history.

Tirupur is a small city compared to Coimbatore, it is the centre of Tamil Nadu’s cotton knitwear industry and successfully markets its products in India and overseas. It is one of the most fastest growing city in India in terms of Industry. It is called the Knits Capital of India as it caters to famous brands and retailers from all over the world.


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