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Overview

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. It is situated at the center of the South Indian Peninsula, about 400 kilometres (249 mi) southwest of the state capital Chennai and about 80 kilometres (50 mi) east of Coimbatore.


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Road
The Erode municipality maintains 102.071 km (63.424 mi) of roads. The city has 5.34 km (3.32 mi) concrete road and 96.73 km (60.11 mi) bituminous road. A total of 16.597 km (10.313 mi) of state highways is maintained by the State Highways Department.[47]

The main arterial roads include:

SH-15 connecting Erode – Gobichettipalayam – Sathy – Mettupalayam – Kotagiri – Ooty
SH-37 connecting Erode – Arachalur – Kangeyam - Dharapuram – Palani
SH-79 connecting Erode – Tiruchengode – Rasipuram – Attur
SH-79A connecting Erode – Pallipalayam – Sankagiri
SH-84 connecting Erode – Kodumudi – Karur
SH-84A connecting Erode – Modakurichi – Vellakoil – Mulanur
SH-96 connecting Erode – Perundurai – Chennimalai
NH 47 connecting Salem – Coimbatore – Kanyakumari, bypasses the city via Bhavani, Chithode and Perundurai. The Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) which provides major connectivity has a sub-divisional headquarters at Erode falling under the Coimbatore division. Originally called as Jeeva Transport Corporation (JTC), it started functioning from 1 April 1983, with the principal area of operation in Erode district. Erode Central Bus Terminus, located near the Swastik Circle at the junction of State Highway 15 and Mettur Road is the main bus station complex in the city
Rail
Erode Junction railway station is a major rail junction in Salem division of Southern Railway. There is a diesel locomotive shed and an electric locomotive shed attached to Erode Junction. It also serves as the hub for water filling facilities, food provisions and cleaning services for long-distance trains that run via Erode. The following are the lines running from Erode junction:
Air
The nearest airport is Coimbatore International Airport located at a distance of 90 km. which has regular flights from/to various domestic destinations like Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Mumbai, Pune and international destinations like Sharjah and Singapore


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