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Is Coimbatore a plain or plateau?
Plateaus of Tamil Nadu This plateau is found with extreme abruptness on all sides and it merges with Mysore plateau in the west. Plateaus of Tamil Nadu can be grouped into two as Coimbatore plateau and Madurai plateau.
What is Coimbatore known for?
Coimbatore is also famous for foundry and automobile industries, manufacturing of textile industry equipment’s, spares, motor pump sets, wet grinders and varied engineering goods and services. The development of Hydro electricity from the Pykara Falls in the 1930 led to a cotton boom in Coimbatore.
Is Coimbatore a good place to settle?
Coimbatore is the seventh best city to live in India among the 49 cities with more than one million population, according to the ease of living index 2020 that was prepared and released by the Union ministry of housing and urban affairs on Thursday. Coimbatore scored 59.72 out of 100 in the ease of living index.
Is Coimbatore surrounded with hills?
Located in the vicinity of the Eastern Ghats, Coimbatore stands surrounded by lush green mountainous ranges and several picturesque hill stations. Tucked away from the congestion and chaos of city life, these hill stations are scenic paradises in themselves.
What is unique about Coimbatore?
Coimbatore ranked as 18th among the cleanest cities in India. It is also one of the 12 cities in the State selected for the Smart City project. Coimbatore accounts for 80% of the textile machinery manufactured in the country. The city has been considered as one of the largest foundry cluster in India.
Is Coimbatore expensive city?
The cost of living in Coimbatore is not that expensive if you plan accordingly. The cost of a meal will be Rs 40- 60. The second thing is transportation, the mode of transportation is very cheap. Transport facilities like local buses are available everywhere in the city, the cost is also low.
Is Coimbatore better than Chennai?
Chennai ranked fourth while Coimbatore was placed on the seventh position in the million-plus (population) cities category in the Ease of Living Index released by Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Thursday. Chennai secured the first spot in the quality of life head.
Which river passes through Coimbatore?
The Noyyal River runs through Coimbatore and forms the Southern Boundary of the old city limits. The city sits amidst Noyyal’s basin area and has an extensive tank system fed by the river and rainwater.
What are the forests of Coimbatore and Nilgiris called?
The Coimbatore forest division is part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve (NBR) and also forms part of the Core Zone of the NBR. The forest of Coimbatore are administered by two forest divisions. South of Palghat Gap lies the Anamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, which has been designated as Tiger Reserve during 2008.
What is the geography of Coimbatore in India?
It is surrounded by the Western Ghats mountain range on the West and North, with reserve forests and the ( Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve) on the northern side. The Noyyal River runs through Coimbatore and forms the southern boundary of the corporation.
Which is the dry side of Coimbatore district?
The eastern side of the Coimbatore district, including the city, is predominantly dry. A western pass to Kerala, popularly referred to as the Palghat Gap, provides its boundary. Coimbatore district is richly endowed with hills, forests, rivers and wildlife.
How big is the forest in Coimbatore district?
The forests of Coimbatore district spread over an area of 693.48 km 2 against district area of 7433.72 km 2. The forests are responsible for the cool weather, the green landscape and clean air of the district.
Which is the Western Ghat of Coimbatore district?
The Western Ghats of the district are the home of rivers such as Bhavani, Noyyal River, Aliyar, Siruvani which provide the drinking water and irrigation water for the people and farmers of Coimbatore. The forests of Coimbatore district spread over an area of 693.48 km 2 against district area of 7433.72 km 2.