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About Erode



Erode is a city, a municipal corporation and the headquarters of Erode district in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. 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 on the banks of the river Kaveri. It is well known for hand loom, power loom textile products and readymade garments. It is referred to as 'loom city' or 'turmeric city'