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Nestled in the state of Tamil Nadu, Coimbatore is the second largest city in the state. The metropolis is also referred by the name of Kovai. Lying on the banks of river Noyyal, the city is primarily renowned across the country as the top manufacturer of automobile spare parts, textile industries, engineering firms, health care centers, schools, colleges and the tranquil climate. The city is commonly known as Koneyammanputhhur which literally means “birth place of the Goddess”. Information about this place has been compiled in the IcityZoom travel guide. A number of tourists from different parts of the world come here for business and research reasons and also for Coimbatore tourist places.

The tranquil environment as well as the scenic charm of this city will take your breath away. Besides the natural beauty . The city has a great historical backdrop as well as it was ruled by various dynasties such as Rashtra Kutas, Chola rulers, Chalukyas, Pandayas and many others.

There are many tourist places in Coimbatore ranging from temples and museums to parks and waterfalls. Besides Coimbatore sightseeing attractions, city is also famous for its textile and clothing industries.

Kovai Facts

Area 246.8 sq km
Latitudinal parallel 11°North
Longitudinal meridian 77°East
Altitude 411 m
Population 3,458,045 (Census 2011)
Average Temperature 35 °C
Desirable Clothes Woollen for winters and light cotton for summers
Rainfall 61.22 cm
Monsoon June to August
Season Summer season that stretches from March to May
Best time to visit September to March
STD Code 0422
Languages Tamil, Malayalam, English
Religions Hindu , Muslim, Christians, Sikhs and Jains