Theni

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Theni
NH 49 connects Theni to Munnar in Kerala
Theni is located in Tamil Nadu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 10°00′32″N 77°28′12″E / 10.009°N 77.47°E / 10.009; 77.47Coordinates: 10°00′32″N 77°28′12″E / 10.009°N 77.47°E / 10.009; 77.47
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictTheni
Area
 • Total2,889 km2 (1,115 sq mi)
Elevation100 m (300 ft)
Population (1961)
 • Total4,934
 • DensityBad rounding here1.7/km2 (Bad rounding here4.4/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code04546
Vehicle registrationTN 60
Distance from Chennai498 kilometres (309 mi) southwest
ClimateAverage and moderate cool at winter (Köppen)
Precipitation658 millimetres (25.9 in)
Avg. summer temperature39.5 °C (103.1 °F)
Avg. winter temperature25.8 °C (78.4 °F)
Websitewww.theni.tn.nic.in
 
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This article is about the former village of Theni, which is now part of the Theni Allinagaram municipality.
Theni
NH 49 connects Theni to Munnar in Kerala
Theni is located in Tamil Nadu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 10°00′32″N 77°28′12″E / 10.009°N 77.47°E / 10.009; 77.47Coordinates: 10°00′32″N 77°28′12″E / 10.009°N 77.47°E / 10.009; 77.47
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictTheni
Area
 • Total2,889 km2 (1,115 sq mi)
Elevation100 m (300 ft)
Population (1961)
 • Total4,934
 • DensityBad rounding here1.7/km2 (Bad rounding here4.4/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code04546
Vehicle registrationTN 60
Distance from Chennai498 kilometres (309 mi) southwest
ClimateAverage and moderate cool at winter (Köppen)
Precipitation658 millimetres (25.9 in)
Avg. summer temperature39.5 °C (103.1 °F)
Avg. winter temperature25.8 °C (78.4 °F)
Websitewww.theni.tn.nic.in

TheniAbout this sound pronunciation is a town in the Western Tamil Nadu state of South India. It is the headquarters of Theni District. It is known for the large-scale trading of Cardamom, Grapes and Chilli. It hosts the second largest weekly market in Tamil Nadu and the fourth largest in South India. It is well-connected by rail and road to Madurai and by road to all the important cities in Tamil Nadu. The nearest airport is at Madurai.[1]

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Geography

Theni district is surrounded by the Western Ghats. The main occupation of people of Theni is agriculture. The Vaigai River flows through this district. Other important rivers include the Mullaiperiyar, Suruliyaru, Varaganadi, Kottakkudiyaru, and Manjalaru rivers.

Tourist Spots

Suruliaruvi which is situated in Surulipatti of Theni district is a famous waterfall. Meghamalai, Vellimalai are hill stations with natural beauty and home for wild lives. Vaigai Dam and Shanmuganadhi Dam are the visitable water reservoirs of Theni District. Other tourist spots include Bodimettu, Kumbakkarai Falls, Veerapandi, Kumuli. Munnar, the famous hill station of South India is just 86 km away from Theni city.

Temples

Schools

Theni Schools:

Engineering Colleges & polytechnic colleges In Theni

Name of Engineering Colleges In Theni

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