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Country  India
Language spoken  Tamil
State  Tamil Nadu
District  Dharmapuri

Marandahalli is a panchayat town in Dharmapuri district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.


Map of Marandahalli


ss As of 2001 India census, Marandahalli had a population of 25,000. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Marandahaalli has an average literacy rate of 61%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 66%, and female literacy is 55%. In Marandahalli, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

The main industry is farming. More than 50% of land is coconut trees. Other farming activity like paddy, sugarcane, bananas, and tomato are also cultivated. Rain fed lands are used for ground nut cultivation. Well water is largely used for irrigation. There is also a river called "Sanakumara Nadhi" passes through this small town and the river finally joins with Cauvery river at Hogenakkal. Tamil, Telugu and Kannada are widely spoken in the region.

Marandahalli and around this town has many tiny industries to manufacture coconut thread, coir, coconut powder. Also Ponmudi Theater, Angalamman TempleHatsun Agro Products Pvt Ltd Has a plant near by this town.

Marandahalli is currently under the Palacode Legislative Assembly Constituency.

Around this town there are 100 of villages and nearly 100,000 people in those villages. For them it is the hub for transportation, hospitality and education.


Marandahalli has Road and Rail transports.

  • AIR- While Bangalore is the Nearest International Airport- 126 km,
      Salem is the nearest Domestic Airport-84 km.
  • RAIL- Marandahalli Railway Station which is currently for passenger trains. There are 3
      passenger trains 1)Dharmapuri-Bangalore City
                       3)Karaikal-Bangalore City
  • BUS- There are well connected roads for Dharmapuri, Hosur, Krishnagiri and
       There are daily buses to Bangalore, Chennai, Palani, Tiruvannamalai.
       Also frequent buses for Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri, Tirupattur, Palacode and salem 
       nearby towns.

Interesting places


Marandahalli Beautiful Landscapes of Marandahalli

Marandahalli is located at 12.4°N 78.0°E? / 12.4; 78.0. It has an average elevation of 581 metres (1906 feet). Marandahalli is located 40 km from Dharmapuri and 80 km from Bangalore.


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