What is the other name of Coimbatore?
Coimbatore (Tamil: கோயம்புத்தூர், romanized: kōyampuththoor, Tamil pronunciation: [koːjampʊt̪ːuːɾ]), also known as Kovai or sometimes spelt as Covai, is one of the major metropolitan cities in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is located on the banks of the Noyyal River and surrounded by the Western Ghats.
Who is king of Coimbatore?
Coimbatore was ruled by Kulothunga Chola. His kingdom comprised of parts of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. During his reign, the place was commonly referred to as Kongu Nadu or Chola Nadu. Under the rule of the Chola kings, the city reached great heights.
Who is the famous person in Coimbatore?
Hiphop Tamizha - music director, actor , motivational speaker, social activist.
Who found Coimbatore?
The municipality of Coimbatore was created in 1866 as per the Town Improvements Act 1865 with Robert Stanes as the first Chairman. Stanes pioneered the industrialization of Coimbatore, establishing a number of textile mills.
Is Coimbatore rich?
Coimbatore is called the Manchester of South India due to its extensive textile industry, and IT industry, small and medium scale enterprise gdp(gross domestic product) of Coimbatore city is around $45 billion in 2021.It is second largest city by GDP in Tamil Nadu.
Who ruled Coimbatore before British?
During the 9th century CE, Coimbatore was ruled by Irula chief Kovan or Covan during whose reign the city of Coimbatore was constructed, allegedly at the behest of a Chera king who accompanied Cuntarar on a pilgrimage to the Patteswarar Temple, Perur.