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Tirupur

Administration
Native ameTirupur (திருப்பூர்)
Typecity
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictTiruppur
Government
MLAMr.M.S.M.Anandan (North) and Mr.K.Thangavel (South)
MayorMr.K.Selvaraj
Corporation CommissionerMs.R.Jayalakshmi
Geography
Total Area10.5 sq mi (27.19 km2)
Demography
Total Population556826 (2011)
Density (pop.)20479/km2 (53040.6/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
Pincode641 601 to 641 687
Telephone91 421
VehicleTN-39(Tirupur North) and TN-42(Tirupur South)

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Tirupur ( ) pronounced as is a textile city located on the banks of Noyyal River. It is called Dollar city. It is the administrative headquarters of the Tiruppur district. It forms a part of the ancient Kongu Nadu region of South India, where its people were the first to establish territorial state. Tirupur is a textile hub and a vast generator of employment for unskilled temporary workers.

Tiruppur was constituted as Municipality during the year 1947. It was upgraded as Special Grade Municipality during 1983 and upgrades as Corporation from 2008. The total area of the Municipality is 27.19 km2 with 52 wards.It will be increased to 72 wards from the year 2011.Total population as per 2011 census is 556,826. The floating population of the town an average 150,000.

Exports from Tirupur, which provides employment to over six lakh people has crossed the Rs.12,000 crore mark last year in FOREX earnings exports and another 10,000 Cr INR in Indian domestic market and making the city a 5 billion USD (Rs. 22,000 Cr) market.


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