Coimbatore City (Kovai) is one of the top 10 fastest growing cities of India. Coimbatore district has a population of about 42.72 Lakhs (Census in 2011). Coimbatore is the district capital. There are more than 25,000 small, medium, large scale industries and textile mills.
Coimbatore District has six taluks namely Coimbatore(North), Coimbatore(South), Mettupalayam, Sulur, Pollachi and Valparai and two revenue divisions of Coimbatore and Pollachi. Coimbatore is famous for Schools, Universities, Engineering Colleges, Medical, Management Schools, Textiles- Yarn, Knitted Garments, Handlooms, Textile Machinery, Motors, Pumps, Industrial goods, Cotton, Tea, and Software. The shopping malls like Brookefields and Fun Republic are popping up in Coimbatore.