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Overview

Dharmapuri is a city and the administrative headquarters of Dharmapuri district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. Dharmapuri which came into existence from 02.10.1965 is suituated in north western corner of Tamil Nadu city is located at just 126 kilometres from Bangalore ,220 kilometres from coimbatore,265 kilometres from Mysore,300kilometres from Chennai. It is located between latitudes N 11 47’ and 12 33’ and longitudes E 77 02’ and 78 40’. The total geographical area of Dharmapuri District is 4497.77 km2, i.e. 3.46% of Tamil Nadu.


Transport

Dharmapuri is well connected by the major National Highway - NH 7.(varanasi- kannyakumari).which is also called as north-south corrider of india.It is also well connected with SH-17(Dharmapuri Adhiyaman -Hosur),SH-60(Hogennakal-Dharmapuri-Tirupattur),and SH-60A(Dharmapuri city -Harur).It has two bus Terminals - one for Remote Villages of Dharmapuri.And another one bus terminal for connecting major districts of tamilnadu and other states such as karnataka and andhra pradesh.It has nearlyore than 500 buses per day including express and point to point services.It has large number of originating and terminating buses.Dharmapuri is connected with South Western railways. Station code is DPJ. In recent Railway Budget 2011, Railway minister announced new DEMU (Diesel Electric Multiple Unit) train JI service between Dharmapuri - Bangalore. The nearest International Airport is Bangalore International Airport. The nearest airport is Salem domestic airport ( approx 45 km ).But the salem airport is not functional.

Vehicles from most part of the Tamil Nadu and Kerala passes through Dharmapuri for travelling to Bangalore and North India. Dharmapuri can potentially be made as a transport hub like Salem or Krishnagiri for connectivity to Chennai and Bangalore. Coimbatore to Chennai via Mettur, Dharmapuri, Tiruppattur, Vellore is the shortest route to Chennai, due to lack of highways between Bhavani and Vaniyambadi this route is not a primary route for transport. Coimbatore to Bangalore via Bhavani, Mettur, Dharmapuri, Palacode, Hosur will reduce the current distance by 30 km due to lack of highway through Bhavani, Mettur, Thoppur and Dharmapuri, Palacode, Hosur this route is not widely used. Dharmapuri is well connected to Bangalore ,mysore and mumbai by train.


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