About Erode

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About the city of Erode

Erode is a city in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Erode is the seventh largest urban agglomeration in Tamil Nadu and is the administrative headquarters of Erode District. Located on the banks of River Kaveri, it was part of historical Kongu Nadu and has been ruled at different times by the Cheras, Early Pandyas, Medieval Cholas, Later Cholas, Vijayanagar Empire, Madurai Nayaks, kingdom of Mysore, Carnatic kingdom and the British.

Erode is also known as Turmeric city as it is an important market center for turmeric. Erode is an agricultural and textile hub. It is one of the largest producers of turmeric in India and is a major producer of hand-loom and knitwear.

Erode District Famous For: Bhavani Bedsheets, Turmeric, Textiles, Punjai Puliampatti Shandy, Anthiyur Shandy, Modachur Cattle Shandy

Famous People From Erode District: Mathematician Ramanujan, Social Reformer E.V. Ramaswamy Periyar, Singer K. B. Sundarambal, Freedom Fighter Dheeran Chinnamalai, Politician E.V.K. Sampath, Actor and Director K. Bhagyaraj, Film Director Sundar C.

Erode is known for its warm Hospitality and Friendship. We once again invite you all for the Annual agglomeration at Erode.