Dindigul District is an administrative region in the south of Tamil Nadu, India. The district was carved out of Madurai District in the year 1985. The district is famous for its lock and tannery industries. Dindigul district was carved out of the composite Madurai District on 15.9.1985 and the first District Collector was Thiru.M.Madhavan Nambiar, I.A.S. Dindigul District had the names of Dindigul Anna.The famous Murugan Temple, there is also another Murugan temple at Thirumalaikeni, 25 Km. away from Dindigul town which is becoming a growing pilgrim Centre. Abirami Amman temple in Dindigul town and Raja Kaliamman Temple at Thethupatti 20 km away from Dindigul are the other important Temples which attract thousand of pilgrims.
The total geographical area of Dindigul city is 14.01 km2 and Dindigul district has 6266.64 km2 area. The population of dindigul district is 2,161,367. The sex ratio of dindigul is 998 females per 1000 males.
Revenue Divisions : 1. Dindigul 2. Kodaikanal 3. Palani
Taluks : 1.Dindigul 2.Kodaikanal 3.Palani 4.Oddanchatram 5.Vedasandur 6.Attur 7.Natham 8.Nilakkodai
Corporation and Municipality : 1.Dindigul 2.Kodaikanal 3.Palani 4.Oddanchatram
It has the 23 Town panchayats, 358 Revenue villages, 306 Panchayat villages
This district bordered north side by Karur, Tirupur, Erode, Trichy districts and south side by Madurai district and east side by Tiruchi, sivagangai districts and west side by Kerala.
The famous tourist places are palani, kodaikanal, sirumalai hill resort, kurinji andavar temple, Bryant park, perumal peak.
The dindigul bus stand near by AMC Road, spencer compound and Railway stations near by mendonsa colony and Begambur.
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