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Coimbatore city is situated on the banks of river Noyal, a tributary of river Cauvery. Existence of Coimbatore can be traced back to 2nd Century AD as a small tribal village capital called Kongunad. According to Manuscript "Chola Poorva Pattayam" found in the Madras (Chennai) Oriental Manuscript Library, a small village Covanputhur named after a leader of the group Covan existed here. Later it was changed as Coimbatore. Coimbatore is also known as Kovai in Tamil language.

Karikalan, a famous Chola king brought Kondunad under his control. Kongunad was ruled by many famous kings from Cheras, Pandyas, Pallavas, Hoysalas, Vijayanagara and Chalukyas. Later when British ruled kongunad along with rest of India. It was during this British period many famous textile mills came. Location of Coimbatore

It is located at the foothills of western ghats blessed with a wonderful climate and water. Coimbatore is 750MSL and average rainfall of 200mm to 300mm, temperature ranging from moderate to medium. Coimbatore district is fed with water from Noyal, Siruvani, Bhavani and Amaravathi. Siruvani, world's second purest water body is the main source of water in the city. Coimbatore district is surrounded by Nilgris District, Erode District in Tamil Nadu and Palghat District in Kerala.

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3 Coimbatore Weather
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5 Movies in Coimbatore
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7 Coimbatore
8 Hospitals in Coimbatore
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10 Coimbatore Pincode (Postal Code)
11 Export Promotion Councils in Coimbatore
12 Coimbatore Map
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14 World Classical Tamil Conference in Coimbatore
15 Packers and Movers in Coimbatore
16 Hotels in Coimbatore
17 List of Police Stations
18 List of Banks in Coimbatore
19 Telephone Numbers of Coimbatore District Administrative Officials
20 List of Sanitary Inspectors
21 Electric Crematorium
22 Right to Information Act
23 Emergency - Fire, Ambulance & E.B Services
24 Coimbatore City - HELP LINES
25 Coimbatore City Councillors List
 
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