About District

The second largest city of the Tamil Nadu State. Coimbatore is one of the most industrialized cities in Tamil Nadu, known as the textile capital of South India or the Manchester of the South, the city is situated on the banks of the river Noyyal, Coimbatore existed even prior to the 2nd or 3rd century AD by Karikalan, the first of the early Cholas. Among its other great rulers were Rashtrakutas, Chalukyas, Pandyas, Hoysalas and the Vijayanagara kings. When Kongunadu fell to the British along with the rest of the state, its name was changed to Coimbatore and it is by this name that it is known today, except in Tamil, in which it is called Kovai.
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Kiranthikumar Pati IAS
Thiru. KRANTHI KUMAR PATI I.A.S., District Collector

District At a Glance


District: Coimbatore
HeadQuarters: Coimbatore
State: TamilNadu


Total: 4723 Sq.Kms
Rural : 3104 Sq.Kms


Total: 3458045
Male: 1729297
Female: 1728748

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