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Introduction

It is 45 kms from Hosur and 250kms from the State Capital Chennai. It is 5000 km² in area and located at an altitude ranging from 300 m to 1400m. Archaeological sources confirms the presence of habitats of mankind during Paleolithic, Neolithic and Mesolithic Ages. It is also believed, because this was ruled by King Krishna Devaraya this name was adopted for this district. It is one of the largest producers of Mangoes.

This District has Hills, valleys, waterfalls, Ponds, Lakes,Reservoirs, historical forts and many other attractions. Dr.C.Rajagopalachariar, India’s First Governor General after Independence, was born at Thorapally near Hosur. Chandra Choodeswarar Temple of Hosur, Hanuman Theertham at Uthangarai, Kattinampatty Balamurugan Temple near Krishnagiri and Bettarayaswamy Temple of Thenkanikottai are some of the ancient and popular temples of this District. Krishnagiri District population is 18,79,809 and the Town’s population is 71,323.

Places of Interest

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Krishnagiri Dam : It is built across Thenpennai River and located about 7 kms from Krishnagiri. This dam was dedicated to the state by the then Chief Minister K.Kamarajar in 1958 and the dam irrigates thousands of acres of land. It also supplies drinking water to Periyamuthur, Sundekuppam, Thimmapuram, Chowtahalli, Gundalapatti, Mittahalli, Errahalli, Kaveripattinam, Paiyur and other villages in Krishnagiri. To make it a tourist attraction and picnic spot , exotic landscaping and a children’s park maintained by the Public Works Department of the State are in place there. There is also an Agricultural Research Centre established in Krishnagiri.

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Kelevarapalli Dam : The Kelevarapalli Dam 10 kms from Hosur is on the Ponnaiyar River, when it enters from Karnataka into Tamil Nadu. It was completed in 1995.


Pambaaru Dam : The Dam is located 4 km away from Uthangarai and one can take a short break and unwind in the Nature of Paambaru [river].
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Thally :
It is known as "Little England" because of its cool climate like that of England. The area is covered by number of valleys and cliffs.

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