Vijayapuri (also known as Vijayamangalam) is located at 11.23°N 77.5°E / 11.23; 77.5 along NH-47 (bypass). It is the junction point for Tiruppur road and Coimbatore Road towards Salem. New toll plaza on four lane road is located very close to Vijayamangalam on Coimbatore-Salem section. It has an average elevation of 303 metres (994 feet).
It is located 33 km towards west from District headquarters Erode. 12 km from Perundurai. 422 km from State capital Chennai. Sakthi Nagar ( 1 km ), Mettupudur ( 1 km ), Moongilpalayam ( 1 km ), Ponmudi ( 5 km ), Periyaveerasangili (4 km), Karandipalayam ( 5 km ) are the nearby Villages to Vijayamangalam. Vijayamangalam is surrounded by Uttukkuli Taluk towards South, Chennimalai Taluk towards East, Tiruppur Taluk towards west, Nambiyur Taluk towards north.
Uthukuli, Perumanallur, Tiruppur, Erode, Gobichettipalayam are the nearby Cities to Vijayamangalam.
As of 2011 India census, Vijayapuri had a population of 6517. As per 2001 census, males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Vijayapuri has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 59%. In Vijayapuri, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Vijyamangalam is well connected with Roadways and Railways.
Salem To Ernakulam Highway (NH-47) passes through this city. So, this Town is well connected by Roadways. The city connects Salem, Erode, Perundurai, Avinashi, Kangayam, Bhavani, Coimbatore and Tirupur by roadways.
Vijayamangalam Railway Station (VZ), Uthukuli Railway Station, Perundurai Railway Station are the very nearby railway stations to Vijayamangalam. However Erode Junction railway station is major railway station 30 km near to Vijayamangalam.Sri Chandra prabha Theerthangar Temple
Sri Nageswaraswamy Shiva Temple
Sri Karivaradharaja Perumal Temple
Sri Vijayapuri Amman Temple
Arasanna Malai Agneeshwarar and Arrasathal Temple (Kongampalayam)every fullmoon day 3000 people attanding girivalam
Sri Ranganayaki Amman temple
The major Occupation around Vijayamangalam and surrounding areas is Weaving and Agriculture. A lot of Handlooms, Power Looms and Automatic Loom are seen running as Small and medium sized business around this area. The textiles are sold in Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and North India. The major market of the produced textiles are sold in Erode city textile market called Gani textile market.
Vintex is one of the foremost co-operative company formed by the Weaving community which has been regarded as the sole propeller of uplift of this area people. Agriculture was the main source of income during independence but Weaving turned this area together. Vintex is seen as an industrial revolution for this area. It made a lot of people to think of Weaving as a source of income next to agriculture.Sasurie College of Engineering
Kongu Engineering College
Institute of Road & Transport Technology
IRT Perundurai Medical College
Bharathi Matriculation Higher Secondary School
Vijay Vikas International School