About Karur district:

Karur is a district in Tamil Nadu state, India. The total area of the district is 2901 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 1076588 living in houses, among them male population is 534392 and female population is 542196. Sex ratio of the district is 1015 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 75.6%.

Karur district vehicle registration code is TN 47. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Karur.


Electricity Tariff Slabs and Rates:

  • for units less than 50 - 1 to 50 units = Rs.3.0 per unit
  • for units less than 100 - 1 to 100 units = Rs.3.25 per unit
  • for units less than 250 - 1 to 100 units = Rs.3.5 per unit, 101 to 250 units = Rs.4.6 per unit
  • for units more than 250 - 1 to 100 units = Rs. 3.50 per unit, 101 to 250 units = Rs.4.6 per unit, 251 and above units = Rs.6.6 per unit
Important Festivals of the district:

Aurbathimoovar Festival, Mylapore, Cape Festival, Chennai Dance & Music Festival Chennai, Chithirai Festival, Madurai, Mamallapuram Festival, Dussehra, Float Festival, Kanthuri Festival, Kartigai Deepam, Mahamagam Festival, Meenakshi Kalyanam-Madurai, Natyanjali Dance Festivals, Pongal, Tamil New Year, Thai Poosam, Thyagaraja Carnatic Music Festival-Thiruvariyar, Tourism Fair are the major festivals celebrated in Karur district.

Karur Cuisine:

Adhirasam, Avial, Biryani, Chakkoli, Chapati, Chettinad cuisine, Chippi appam, Congee, Dosa, Idiyappam, Kheer, Koottu, Koozh, Kothu Parotta, Kullakar rice, Kuzhambu, Masala, dosa, Molagoottal, Mulligatawny soup, Munthiri Kothu, Murugan Idli Shop, Murukku, Paddu, Papadum, Parotta, Paruppusilli, Pongal (dish), Poriyal, Pulihora, Puri, Puttu, Putu mayam, Rasam, Sambar, Sevai, Thoothukudi macaroon, Thuvaiyal, Upma, Uttapam, Watalappam are few of the many varieties of Karur.

Top tourist places in Karur:

Places of interest in Karur:

Pasupathieswarer Temple, Mayanur, Nerur, Kalyana Venkattaramasami Temple, Sri Mariamman Temple, Tirumukkudal, Pugazhimalai Shree Arupadai Murugan Temple, Neyyal, Shree Abayapradhana Ranganathar Temple, Thanthondrimalai Shree Kalyana Venkataramanaswamy Temple, Vennaimalai Shree Balathandayuthapani Temple, Chettipalayam, Tirumukkudal, Noyyal, Kadavur, Lalapet Iyyapan Temple, Madhukkarai Sellandiyamman Temple, Attur Sholiyamman Temple are the major tourist attractions of the district.

Agriculture:

Paddy, Groundnut, Cholam, Cotton, Sugarcane, Maize, Turmeric, Ragi, Coconut, Pulses, Cumbu are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the area.

Railway Stations in Karur district:

  • Anangur
  • Kallai
  • Karur
  • Kulathur
  • Kulitalai
  • Kulitthurai
  • Lalapet
  • Manavasi
  • Marudur
  • Palaiyam-I
  • Palaiyam-Ii
  • Pettaivayatalai
  • Pugalur
  • Sithalavai
  • Thangamapatti

Insurance Companies in Karur:

  • Royal Sundaram General Insurance Co. Limited ,No.2, V.V.Towers, Kovai Road, Karur, Tamil Nadu 639002
  • National Insurance ,2nd Floor, Rasi Plaza, 63,West Pradakshinam Road, Karur, Tamil Nadu 639002
  • United India Insurance Company Ltd. Branch Office Karu ,19/2 Navarang Plaza 2nd Floor, Covai Road, Karur, Tamil Nadu 639002
  • Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Ltd ,1st Floor,Annai Plaza, No.5,Kovai Main Road,, Opp-a.k.c.petrol Pump, Karur, Tamil Nadu 639002
  • United India Insurance Company Limited ,10/18 Micro Office, Erode Main Road, Velayutham Palayam, Erode Main Road, Karur, Tamil Nadu 639117

Lawyers (Advocates) in Karur:

  • Advocate Rajendiran,29/11A Old Bypass Rd,, Near Kalyan Jewellers, Karur, Tamil Nadu 639001
  • Sekar S,14/85, Narasimapuram South, Covai Road, Covai Road, Karur, Tamil Nadu 639001
  • Thangavel P, 97/108, Alamaram Street, Alamaram Street, Karur, Tamil Nadu 639001
  • Radhakrishnan R,86, South Street, South Street, Karur, Tamil Nadu 639001

Blood banks in Karur:

  • Karur Blood Bank,Kamarajapuram, Karur, Tamil Nadu 639002

Trading companies in Karur:

  • Ventura ,TULSI BRINDARASI APARTMENT ROADCHINNANDAN KOVIL ROADDistrict:Kapur,TNPostcode:639001
  • SBICAP Securities ,PADMA TOWER, 1ST FLOOR,NO 43, COVAI ROADDistrict:Kapur,TNPostcode:639002
  • Reliance Securities ,NO.84/16SOUTH NARASIMHAPURAMDistrict:Kapur,TNPostcode:639001
  • Motilal Oswal ,74 3RD FLOORCHELLA CHAMBERS KOVAI ROAD KARURDistrict:Kapur,TNPostcode:639002
  • Kotak Securities ,OLD NO 623, NEW NO 841, JAWAHAR BAZAARDistrict:Kapur,TNPostcode:639001
  • India Infoline (IIFL) ,NO 3 R P MUTHU PLAZAROOM NO 20 NORTH PRADAKSANAM ROAD KARURDistrict:Kapur,TNPostcode:639001

Hotels in Karur:

  • Hotel Hemala, No.9, Police Lane Street, Karur, Tamil Nadu 639001
  • KVR Hotels,123, Jawahar Bazzar, Karur, Tamil Nadu 639001
  • Hotel Perrys,122, Kovai Road, Perrys Plaza, Opposite Main Bus-stand Exit, Karur, Tamil Nadu 639002
  • Hotel Valluvar,National Highway 67, Karur, Tamil Nadu 639001
  • Hotel SP Residency, Ashok Nagar, Madurai Bye Pass Road, Near Roundtana, Karur, Tamil Nadu 639001
  • Hotel Pon Amutha,73, 75, Old Bye Pass Road, Karur, Tamil Nadu 639001
  • Hotel SP Grand1st Cross Rd, Vaiyapuri Nagar, Ganesha Nagar, Karur, Tamil Nadu 639002

Theatres in Karur district:

  • Ajanta - Near Bus Stand, Karur
  • Amudha - Near Rlwy Station, Karur

Demographics:

Taluka in the district and their information is given below.

Tehsil Population Male Female
Aravakurichi
Kadavur
Karur
Karur
Krishnarayapuram
Kulithalai
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 1
2 Andhra Bank 1
3 Axis Bank 1
4 Bank Of Baroda 2
5 Bank Of India 1
6 Bank Of Maharashtra 1
7 Canara Bank 9
8 Catholic Syrian Bank Limited 1
9 Central Bank Of India 2
10 City Union Bank Limited 2
11 Corporation Bank 2
12 Dhanalakshmi Bank 1
13 Federal Bank 1
14 HDFC Bank 2
15 ICICI Bank Limited 4
16 IDBI Bank 1
17 Indian Bank 5
18 Indian Overseas Bank 19
19 Indusind Bank 1
20 ING Vysya Bank 1
21 Karnataka Bank Limited 1
22 Karur Vysya Bank 16
23 Laxmi Vilas Bank 18
24 Oriental Bank Of Commerce 1
25 Punjab National Bank 1
26 Ratnakar Bank Limited 1
27 South Indian Bank 2
28 State Bank Of India 18
29 State Bank Of Mysore 1
30 State Bank Of Patiala 1
31 State Bank Of Travancore 1
32 Syndicate Bank 1
33 Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Limited 2
34 UCO Bank 1
35 Union Bank Of India 3
36 United Bank Of India 1
37 Vijaya Bank 1