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Anthiyur

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Country  India
Region  Kongu nadu
Time zone  IST (UTC+5:30)
Elevation  251 m
Local time  Sunday 3:58 PM
State  Tamil Nadu
District  Erode
PIN  638501,638314
Population  23,697 (2001)
Area code  04256
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Weather  36°C, Wind E at 11 km/h, 22% Humidity
Neighborhoods  Ther Veethi, Alampalayam, Sivasakthi Nagar

Anthiyur is a taluk and panchayat town in Erode district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.

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Map of Anthiyur, Tamil Nadu

Geography

Anthiyur is located at 11.58°N 77.60°E / 11.58; 77.60. It has an average elevation of 251 m (823 ft). It is located about 18 km from Bhavani ,30 km from Erode and 93.7 km from Coimbatore.

Climate

The temperature is moderate throughout the year except during summer. Rainfall is moderate to high, uncertain and not well distributed. It is warm for most of the year. The city is not windy but the abundance of trees and vegetation surrounding the city makes its climate pleasant.

Economy

Anthiyur is known for Betel leaves and textile garments. It also has one of biggest weekly markets (shandhai) in Tamil Nadu which assembles every week Monday.

Transport

Anthiyur is well connected by roads with Gobichettipalayam and Sathyamangalam via Athani (Tamil Nadu), Erode via Bhavani. Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) has a depot apart from a central bus stand in Anthiyur. The nearest Railway station is Erode Junction (32 km), which is a major railway station from where trains ply to all over the country. The nearest airport is Coimbatore International Airport (100 km).

Places of interest

  • Pranesh Home
  • Anthiyur Bhadrarkalliamman Kovil Temple
  • Kariya kali amman & Periya maariamman temple,Kurumbapalayam.
  • Bhadrakalliamman Temple
  • Gurunathaswamy Temple
  • Angaalamman temple
  • Sri Balamurugan Temple Nallamoppanur.,
  • Malai Karuppasamy temple
  • Vellakaradu Murugan temple
  • Selamboor Amman temple
  • Tippu's fort
  • Varattupallam dam
  • Reserve Forests
  • Semmunisamy Temple Poonachi
  • Kombuthoki Mariamman Temple
  • Kattur Karuppasamy Temple
  • Thammanaickanur mutthalamman temple
  • sokkanachiamman temple
  • murugan koil* easaparai
  • Kali Amman Temple, Poonachi
  • Horse fair

    Horse fair (Kuthirai Santhai) is organized at the time of Sri Gurunatha Swamy temple festival in the Tamil month Aadi. Anthiyur horse fair is said to be organized right from Tippu Sultan time.

    References

    Anthiyur Wikipedia


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