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Manchester o Sooth Indie
Coimbatore is located in Tamil Nadu
Location o Coimbatore in Indie
Coordinates: 11°1′6″N 76°58′21″E / 11.01833°N 76.97250°E / 11.01833; 76.97250Coordinates: 11°1′6″N 76°58′21″E / 11.01833°N 76.97250°E / 11.01833; 76.97250
KintraIndie Indie
StateTamil Nadu
RegionKongu Nadu
 • TeepMayor–Cooncil
 • BodiCCMC
 • MayorGanapathy P Rajkumar
 • Corporation CommissionerDr K Vijay Karthikeyan, IAS
 • Metropolis246.75 km2 (95.27 sq mi)
 • Metro642.12 km2 (247.92 sq mi)
411.2 m (1,349.1 ft)
 • Metropolis1,050,721
 • Metro2,136,916
 • OffeecialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
STD Code+91-422
Vehicle registrationTN 37 (Sooth), TN 38 (North), TN 66 (Central), TN 99 (Wast)
Area Note 1: The pre expansion area o ceety leemits wis 105.6 sq.km. The 2010 expansion order addit 12 local bodies an increased the tot area tae 265.36 sq.km. Houever in 2011, three o the local bodies wur dropped frae the expansion an twa mair addit instead. Those removed were – Vellalore (16.64 sq.km), Chinniampalayam (9.27 sq.km) an Perur (6.40sq.km). Those addit wur – Vellakinar (9.20) an Chennavedampatti (4.5). Sae the actual area post expansion is 246.75 sq. km.[3][4][5][6]

Population Note 1: The census 2011 data is available anly for pre expansion ceety leemits.[7] For the expandit ceety leemits only 2001 census data is available. Pre expansion the population wis 930882.[4] After the 2010 expansion GO, the population became 1262122.[4] But efter the smaa changes mentioned in the previous note wur made, the 2001 population figur was 1250446.[3][8] Houever the 2011 census data for the urban agglomeration is available an haes been providit.[7]

Coimbatore, forby kent as Kovai, [koːʋəj] is a ceety in Indie. It is the seicont mucklest ceety an urban agglomeration in the Indie state o Tamil Nadu, efter Chennai[9] an the saxteent mucklest urban agglomeration o Indie.

Internaitional relations

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Twin touns – Sister ceeties

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Coimbatore haes sister ceety relationships wi the follaein ceeties o the warld.

Kintra Ceety State / Region Syne
United States Unitit States Toledo[10][11] Ohio 2010


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  1. a b Thomas Brinkhoff. "India: Major Agglomerations". citypopulation.de. Retrieved 2 Februar 2014.
  2. an municipalities o Kuniyamuthur, Kurichi an Goundampalayam. "CONSTITUENTS OF URBAN AGGLOMERATIONS HAVING POPULATION 1 LAKH & ABOVE, CENSUS 2011" (PDF). Censusindia. The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 17 October 2011.
  3. a b Karthik Madhavan (19 Julie 2011). "Slim chances for 3 local bodies to be a part of Corporation". Thehindu.com. Retrieved 31 Januar 2013.
  4. a b c "Tamil Nadu GO N0 219" (PDF). Retrieved 31 Januar 2013.
  5. "Coimbatore set for expansive development". Hindu.com. 14 Februar 2011. Archived frae the original on 16 Februar 2013. Retrieved 31 Januar 2013.
  6. "Area, Population and Density of Cities and Towns of India – 2001". Docstoc.com. 30 Julie 2010. Retrieved 31 Januar 2013.
  7. a b This is the population o the ceety limits prior tae 2011 expansion"Cities having population 1 lakh and above" (PDF). censusindia. The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 17 October 2011.
  8. "Primary Census Abstract – Census 2001". Directorate of Census Operations – Tamil Nadu. Government of Tamil Nadu. Archived frae the original on 17 Februar 2011. Retrieved 14 Juin 2010.
  9. Tamil Nādu (India): State, Major Cities, Towns & Agglomerations - Statistics & Maps on City Population
  10. "10th sister to join in Toledo's alliances". Toledo Blade. 14 Februar 2011. Retrieved 14 Februar 2011.
  11. "Archived copy". Archived frae the original on 23 Apryle 2015. Retrieved 9 Mey 2015.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)