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Anaimalai is a panchayat town in Coimbatore district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. Anaimalai is named after the Anaimudi hills around it. Place is famous pilgrimage spot for people going to Sabarimala, Kerala due to the presence of powerful woman goddess MASANI AMMAN.
Anaimalai is located at 10.58°N 76.93°E / 10.58; 76.93. It has an average elevation of 258 metres (846 feet). =
As of 2001 India census, Anaimalai had a population of 16,556. Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%. Anaimalai has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 54% of the males and 46% of females literate. 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Anaimalai is well known for its salubrious climate. The "Aliar" and "Uppar" rivers run through it and is also close to Parambikulam dam, Aliar dam and Valparai. Anamalai Wildlife Sanctuary encloses the area. Sri Maasaaniamman temple is a famous place of worship.
Educational Institutions: There are Govt Hr Sec School, VRT Girls Hr Sec school and Oxford Matriculation Hr Sec School
Business: Tirumala Gas Traders Sub-Division of Indian Oil Corporation