Theni or Teni ( pronunciation ) (Tamil: தேனி Tēṉi) is a town situated in western region of Tamil Nadu, a state in Southern India, near the border to Kerala. It is the headquarters of Theni District.Theni district is the 2nd ranked in ASIA on the Banana trading. It is known for the large-scale trading of garlic, cotton, cardamom, grapes and chilli. It hosts the second largest weekly market in Tamil Nadu and the fourth largest in South India. It is well-connected by rail and road to Madurai and by road to all the important cities in Tamil Nadu. The nearest airport is at Madurai.
Suruli Aruvi which is situated in Surulipatti of Theni district (6 km from Cumbum) is a famous waterfall. Meghamalai, Vellimalai are hill stations with natural beauty and home for wild lives. Vaigai Dam Sothuparai Dam and Shanmuganadhi Dam are the visitable water reservoirs of Theni District. Other tourist spots include, Kumbakkarai Falls, Veerapandi, and Kurangani, Kolukkumalai, Top station.Government Medical College, Theni.
Government College of Engg, BODI.
Bharat Niketan Engineering college.
Nadar Saraswati college of engineering.
Kammavar college of engineering.
VPV college of engineering.
Udaiyappa college of engineering.
Temple of kaliamman, B.Ammapatti, Bodi.
Temple of Shri Mariamman kovil, Cumbum.
Temple of Cumbarayar Kovil, Cumbum.
Temple of Valipadu murugan kovil, Lowercamp.
Temple of Kallazhakar, Uppukkottai, Theni.
Temple of Sri Markandeya Bavanarishi, Vadugapatti, Periyakulam.
Temple of Sri Bagavathi Amman, Vadugapatti, Periyakulam.
Temple Of Shri Kaliamman Kovil at Odaipatty, Theni
Temple of shri kaliamman koil at Gandamanur, Theni
Temple of Shri Gowmariamman & Kanneswaramudaiyar Koil at Veerapandi, Theni
Temple of Pathirakaliyamman at Pathirakalipuram, Theni
Temple of Pragyna Dakshinamurthy at Chibavananda Ashram, Theni
Temple of Boominaatha lingeswar at Pathirakalipuram, Theni
Temple of Sri Saneeswara Bhagavan at Kuchanur, Theni
Temple of Meenatchi Sundareswarar at Andipatti.
Temple of Sri Veerappa Ayyanar at Allinagaram, Theni
Temple of Sri Dharma Thevathai at Jangalpatti, Theni
Temple of Sri Kaliyamman at Dharmapuri, Theni.
Temple of Kathali Narashinga perumal at Jampuliputhur, Theni
Temple of Poolantheeswarar at Chinnamanur, Theni
Temple of Backiyamman Kovil at Natchiyarpuram, Andipatti.
Temple of Balasubramaniam kovil, periyakulam, theni.
Temple of Kalahastheeswarar, Uthamapalayam, Theni
Temple of Kathali Narasingaperumal kovil, Jambuliputhur, Andipatti.
Temple of Mavoothu Vellappar, Mavoothu, Varushanad hill ranges, Andipatti.
Temple of Shri Iswarya Krishnaswamy, Ambasamudram, Theni
Temple of Krishna Parmathma (PERUMAL), Angala Eeswari amman, Muthal amman and also Kali amman, Govindanagaram, theni.
Our Lady of Snows Church (1902), Royappanpatti, Theni
PUM School, B.Ammapatti, Bodi.
Amala Annaihr higher secondary school, T.Sindalaicherry
Sri Krishna Iyer Govt. HSS - Chinnamanur.
K.V.A. Girls Hr. Sec. School- Chinnamanur.
G.M.Hr. Sec. School - Chinnamanur.
S.M. Sec. School - Chinnamanur.
Pachaiyappa High School, Uppkkottai.
Mannar Pandithuraithevar Middle School, Visuvasapuram.
Sri Markandeya Weaver Middle School, Vadugapatti, Periyakulam Taluk.
Government Higher Secondary School, Vadugapatti, Periyakulam Taluk.
Sri.V.V.Hr.Sec.School (1947), Venkatachalapuram
Nadar Saraswathi Primary School (1919)
Nadar Saraswathi Hr. Sec. School (Boys) (1943)
Nadar Saraswathi Girls Hr. Sec. School (1957)
Theni Melapettai Hindu Nadar Uravinmurai Matriculation Hr. Sec. School (1977)
Nadar Saraswathi Women’s Industrial School (1996)
Savariyappa Udayar Memorial Higher Secondary School (1963), Royappanpatti, Theni
Government Higher secondary school (1965), Gandamanur, Theni
Santiniketan Matriculation Higher Secondary School
N.A. Konduraja memorial high school
Velammal vidyalaya cbse school - Theni (CBSE)
Velammal matriculation school, Theni
Mary Matha Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Theni
Theni Kammavar Sangam Matriculation Higher Secondary school, Theni
The Little Kingdom (ICSE), Theni
Palaniappa Memorial Higher Secondary School, Palanichettipatti, Theni
Gateway Language Academy, GH Road, Theni
Government higher secondary school, Allinagaram, Theni
Nesan Kala Salai, Narayanathevanpatti, Theni
Hindu Higher Secondary school, Jakkampatty, Theni
zamindarini kamulammal memorial hr.sec school, bodinayakanur
SCISM Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Bodinayakanur.
Fairlands Foundation school, C.Pudupatti.Cumbum.
Saamy metriculation school, Rathinanagar, theni
Hamma Dharma Higher Secondary School, Govindanagaram, Theni.
Bharath Niketan Polytechnic College, Thimmarasanaickanoor, Theni
Devangar Polytechnic College, D Vadipatti, Periyakulam
Government Polytechnic College, Kottur, Theni
Kala Pandian Polytechnic College, Sillamarathupatti, Theni
Thangam Muthu Polytechnic College, Endapuli Kamatchipuram, Periyakulam
Theni Kammavar Sangam Polytechnic College, Koduvilarpatti, Theni
Horticultural College and Research Institute, Periyakulam
Jayaraj Annabakyam women's college of arts and science, Periyakulam
Government Polytechnic College in Kottur, Theni District.
Venkat PrabhuO.Panneer Selvam (Deputy-CM)
Thanga Tamil Selvam(M.L.A)
S.R.Tamilan (Founder of TIFB)
Vairamuthu (lyricist, writer)
Ilayaraja (Music Director)
Gangai Amaran (Director, Music Director)
Kasthuri Raja (Director)
Dhanush(Actor, Producter, singer, writer, lyricist)
Venkat Prabhu (Director)
Yuvan Shankar Raja (Music director)