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Erode
Erode
([iːroːɽɯ]) is the seventh largest urban agglomeration of the South Indian state, Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
and serves as administrative headquarters of Erode
Erode
District. Administered by a municipal corporation since 2009, Erode
Erode
is a part of the Erode
Erode
Lok Sabha constituency that elects its member of parliament. Located on the banks of River Kaveri, it is situated centrally on South Indian Peninsula, about 400 kilometres (249 mi) southwest of its state capital Chennai
Chennai
and about 80 kilometres (50 mi) east of Coimbatore. Erode
Erode
is an agricultural, textile[1] and a BPO hub[2] and among the largest producers of turmeric,[3][4]hand-loom and knitwear,[5]food products.

Contents

1 History 2 Geography

2.1 Climate

3 Demographics 4 Economy 5 Tourism 6 Law and Government 7 Public services 8 Transport

8.1 Road 8.2 Rail 8.3 Air

9 References 10 External links

History[edit] Etymology of Erode
Erode
might have its origin in the Tamil phrase Eru Odai meaning two streams based on presence of two water courses of Perumpallam and Kalingarayan Canal. Alternatively, it might have been derived from Tamil phrase Eera Odu meaning wet skull based on Indian mythology.[6][7] During Sangam age, Erode
Erode
region formed a part of the historical Kongu Nadu
Kongu Nadu
region ruled by Cheras and then by Kalabhras
Kalabhras
who were ousted by Pandyas
Pandyas
around 590 CE. Afterwards, it was ruled by Rashtrakutas
Rashtrakutas
and by Cholas
Cholas
from 10th to early 13th century, when Erode briefly came under the rule of Delhi
Delhi
Sultanate. Erode
Erode
was annexed by Vijayanagar Empire
Vijayanagar Empire
in 1378 CE till gaining independence in 1559 CE by Madurai
Madurai
Nayaks, who were defeated by Hyder Ali
Hyder Ali
in 1736 CE. Consequent to fall of Tipu Sultan
Tipu Sultan
of Mysore in 1799, Erode
Erode
was controlled by British East India
India
Company with Maharaja of Mysore
Maharaja of Mysore
as principal ruler. Erode
Erode
remained under British rule until Indian independence in 1947.[8][9][10] Geography[edit] The city has a semi-arid climate with moderate to high temperatures throughout the year and relatively low rainfall. Temperature ranges from 80 °F (27 °C) to 96 °F (36 °C) with an average rainfall of 812 mm (32.0 in). Like rest of the state, March to June are the hottest and December to January are the coldest months of the year. While the Southwest monsoon (June to August) brings scanty rainfall, bulk of the rainfall is received during the Northeast monsoon in October, November and December. The municipality covers an area of 8.44 km2 (8,440,000 m2)[11] Climate[edit] Erode
Erode
has a hilly terrain with undulating topography as Urugumalai, Athimalai, Chennimalai
Chennimalai
hills surround the city. Amaravathy, Noyyal, Bhavani, and Kaveri
Kaveri
rivers flow into the city. While no notable mineral resources are available, loam, gravel and limestone are found in abundance in the river beds.

Climate data for Erode

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year

Average high °C (°F) 31.4 (88.5) 34.1 (93.4) 36.5 (97.7) 37.1 (98.8) 36.6 (97.9) 34.5 (94.1) 33 (91) 33.2 (91.8) 33.3 (91.9) 32.2 (90) 30.9 (87.6) 30.4 (86.7) 33.6 (92.45)

Average low °C (°F) 20.1 (68.2) 21.1 (70) 23.2 (73.8) 25.4 (77.7) 25.7 (78.3) 24.7 (76.5) 24 (75) 23.9 (75) 23.7 (74.7) 23.4 (74.1) 22.1 (71.8) 20.5 (68.9) 23.15 (73.67)

Average precipitation mm (inches) 9 (0.35) 13 (0.51) 12 (0.47) 47 (1.85) 82 (3.23) 28 (1.1) 50 (1.97) 80 (3.15) 77 (3.03) 171 (6.73) 88 (3.46) 43 (1.69) 700 (27.54)

Source: Climate-data.org[12]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population

Year Pop. ±%

1901 15,529 —    

1911 16,701 +7.5%

1921 22,911 +37.2%

1931 33,672 +47.0%

1941 39,483 +17.3%

1951 57,576 +45.8%

1961 73,762 +28.1%

1971 105,111 +42.5%

1981 142,252 +35.3%

1991 159,232 +11.9%

2001 173,600 +9.0%

2011 498,129 +186.9%

Sources:

1901 – 2001[13] 2011[14]

Religion[15]

Religion

Percent(%)

Hindu

83.15%

Muslim

12.37%

Christian

3.94%

As of 2011, Erode
Erode
has 521,776[16] in population with a sex-ratio of 996, above national average of 929. Literacy rate of 85% compares favorably to the national average of 73%.[16] The city had 43,184 households with Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
accounting for 11% and 0.15% of the population respectively. Of its 66,135 workers, 61,382 are classified as other workers and rest in agriculture and household industries.[17] As of 2001, 52 slums were identified with 33,000 people residing in slums.[18] Per religious census of 2011, Erode
Erode
had 83% Hindus, 12% Muslims
Muslims
and 4% Christians.[15] The population had increased 11 times during 20th century.[13] While Tamil is the main spoken language, English is common as the medium of instruction in educational institutions and in service sector.[19] Economy[edit]

Fabrics and rugs made in Erode
Erode
are famous throughout India
India
and are exported

Erode
Erode
district's gross domestic product (GDP) grew at 15.5% in 2008 ahead of the state's GDP
GDP
growth by 4%.[20] According to Indian Census of 2001, urban workforce participation rate for Erode
Erode
is 35% with growth in secondary and tertiary sectors and a corresponding decrease in the primary sector. Major employment is provided by textile industry, turmeric industry and oil and rice mills with 69% of its workforce employed in tertiary sector. As of 2001, district had two industrial estates with 60 tanneries, 165 lock manufacturing and several cotton spinning mills.[21][22] While hand loom weaving and carpet manufacturing flourished in early days, emergence of power loom led to 24,189 small scale and 59 large scale units by 2000. Erode
Erode
is known as " Turmeric
Turmeric
City" or "Yellow City" on account of production of turmeric in the state. It has one of the largest markets for coconut.[21] and coconut oil production in south India.[23] Erode stands second in leather processing in the state, next to Ambur. Large paper companies like TNPL
TNPL
and Seshasayee paper boards are located on banks of river Kaveri. Sugarcane
Sugarcane
processing extracts juice to make sugar with its remains used for paper manufacturing. Additionally, dal mills, cotton , vanaspathi manufacturing, wax and screen printing and printing press are located in the city. Tourism[edit]

Thindal Murugan Temple

Thindal Murugan Temple, situated 6 km (3.7 mi) from the city is the most prominent temple in the city. Periya Mariamman Temple, Natadreeswarar Temple, the hillock temple of the Kaveri
Kaveri
river, Sangameswarar Temple, CSI Brough Church, Thowheeth mosque, Ravlathul Janna mosque, Bazaar Mosque and Jamia Pallivasal are prominent religious destinations in the city. While the city is built around a demolished fort, a temple for Arudra Kabaleeswar (Shiva) praising the Saiva
Saiva
and one for Kasthuri Ranganatha Perumal (Vishnu) praising the Vaishnava
Vaishnava
aspects of Hinduism
Hinduism
exists. E.V.R Corporation Museum and Thanthai Periyar Memorial House, which depicts the life of Periyar E. V. Ramasamy, are prominent museums in the city. Sankagiri Fort
Sankagiri Fort
and Vellode Birds Sanctuary
Vellode Birds Sanctuary
are other visitor attractions around the city.[24][25] Law and Government[edit]

Municipality
Municipality
officials[26]

Commissioner M. Seeni Ajmalkhan

Deputy Mayor P. V. Arumugam

Elected members

Member of Parliament S. Selvakumara Chinnayan[27]

Member of Legislative Assembly K. V. Ramalingam ( Erode
Erode
West)[28]

Member of Legislative Assembly K.S.Thennarasu ( Erode
Erode
East)[29]

Law and order is maintained by Erode
Erode
sub division of Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
Police headed by a Deputy Superintendent. There are seven law & order police stations located at Karungalpalayam, Bazaar, Surampatti, Veerappanchatram, Rangampalayam, Chithode
Chithode
and Periyar GH Police Station. There are special units like armed reserve, prohibition enforcement, district crime, social justice and human rights, district crime records and a special branch.[30] Erode
Erode
is the headquarters of Erode District
Erode District
which was bifurcated from Coimbatore
Coimbatore
District in 1979. The town was constituted as a municipality in 1871, promoted to special-grade during 1980 and upgraded as a corporation in 2008. City's corporation area covers part of Bhavani, Modakurichi, Perundurai
Perundurai
and Komarapalayam
Komarapalayam
constituencies. Its functions are devolved into six departments: general administration/personnel, Engineering, Revenue, Public Health, city planning and Information Technology (IT) under the control of a Municipal Commissioner who is the executive head.[31] Erode
Erode
has 60 wards with an elected councillor.[32] The legislative powers are vested in a body of 60 members, one each from the 60 wards.[33] The legislative body is headed by an elected Chairperson assisted by a Deputy Chairperson.[34] The current Member of Parliament is Selvakumara Chinnayan from the AIADMK
AIADMK
party.[35] While Erode
Erode
has two state assembly constituencies namely Erode
Erode
East and Erode
Erode
West to elect members to Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly once every five years, until 2004 elections, Erode
Erode
had only one constituency.[36] The current MLA of Erode
Erode
(East) is K.S.Thennarasu from AIADMK
AIADMK
and Erode
Erode
(West) is K.V. Ramalingam from AIADMK.[37][38][39] Public services[edit] Main article: List of Educational Institutions in Erode

Periyar Anna Memorial House is located in Periyar Street, erode.

As of 2006, there were 46 public and private schools with four technical institutes; Government Technical Institute being most prominent. There are four school playgrounds in the city.[40] Electricity supply is regulated and distributed by Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB) as the city along with its suburbs forms Erode
Erode
Electricity Distribution Circle. A Chief Distribution engineer is stationed at the regional headquarters.[41] Water supply is provided by Erode
Erode
Municipality
Municipality
from river Kaveri
Kaveri
through its eight reservoirs. For 2000–01, 14 million litres of water was supplied everyday for households in the city.[42] About 110-125 metric tonnes of solid waste were processed by the sanitary department in 2011.[43] As there is no underground drainage system, disposal of sullage is through septic tanks, open drains and public conveniences[44] with its 192 km (119 mi) of storm water drains.[45] Thandhai Periyar Government General Hospital serves as primary centre of healthcare. Several private hospitals such as Lotus Hospitals, Kumarasamy hospital, Idhayam Apollo Specialty Hospital, C.K Hospital, Maruthi Medical Center Hospital (MMCH), Kovai Medical Center Hospital (KMCH), Erode
Erode
Trust Hospital, National Hospital (formerly Savitha Hospital) serve in the area.[46] As of 2011, municipality maintained 4,678 street lamps.[47] The corporation operates two markets, namely the Nethaji market and Silambarasan kuttai market and a textile market named EKM Abdul Gani Market in Brough road.[48] Transport[edit] Road[edit]

Brough road, one of the arterial roads

Erode
Erode
maintains 102 km (63 mi) of local roads with 5 km (3.1 mi) of concrete and rest bituminous. Additionally, 16.6 km (10.3 mi) of state highways is maintained by State Highways Department.[49] Erode
Erode
can be accessed by three National Highways.

NH 544 (part of North-South Corridor) connecting Salem and Cochin, bypasses the city via Lakshmi Nagar, Chithode, Nasiyanur
Nasiyanur
and Perundurai.[50] NH 544H connects Thoppur on NH-44 with Erode
Erode
through Mettur
Mettur
and Bhavani.[51][52] NH 381A connects Vellakoil
Vellakoil
on NH-81 with Erode
Erode
and further to Sankagiri
Sankagiri
on NH-544.[53]

The Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
State Transport Corporation has a sub-divisional headquarters at Erode
Erode
under the Coimbatore
Coimbatore
division. Erode
Erode
Central Bus Terminus, is the main bus station complex for State Express Transport Corporation and private carriers operate long distance buses connecting to major cities like Chennai, Bangalore
Bangalore
etc.[54][55] The main arterial roads include:

SH-15 connecting Erode
Erode
Gobichettipalayam
Gobichettipalayam
Sathy
Sathy
– Mettupalayam – Kotagiri
Kotagiri
– Ooty SH173 connecting Erode–Nasiyanur–Thingalur SH-83A connects Erode–Arachalur–Kangeyam–Dharapuram SH-79 connects Erode–Tiruchengode–Rasipuram–Attur SH-84 connects Erode–Unjalur–Kodumudi–Karur SH-190 connects Erode–Thamaraipalayam–Salaipudur SH-96 connects Erode
Erode
with Perundurai, Chennimalai
Chennimalai
and Kangeyam

Typical street-life near clock tower in PS Park

Rail[edit] Erode Junction
Erode Junction
railway station is a major rail junction in Salem division of Southern Railway with a diesel locomotive shed and an electric locomotive shed attached. It also serves as a hub for water filling facilities, food provisions and cleaning services for long-distance trains that run via Erode.[56] The following are the lines running from Erode
Erode
junction:

Line No. Towards Passing Through Station Type / Track

1 Salem Junction Sankagiri Broad, Electrified – Double Track[57]

2 Coimbatore
Coimbatore
Junction Tiruppur Broad, Electrified – Double Track[58]

3 Trichy Junction Karur Broad,Electrified–Single Track[59]

Air[edit] The nearest airport to Erode
Erode
is Coimbatore
Coimbatore
International Airport at a distance of 90 km with regular flights to domestic destinations including Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Mumbai, Pune
Pune
and international destinations including Sharjah and Singapore.[60] References[edit]

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