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District Krishnagiri

  Topic » Dictionary of India » Districts Profile of India » Tamil Nadu Districts
Post By : Rainrays At 0000-00-00 00:00:00

Krishnagiri is one of the district of Tamil Nadu state of India. The city of Krishnagiri is the district headquarters.

Geography of Krishnagiri

Krishnagiri district is bounded by Vellore and Thiruvannamalai districts to the East side, Andhra Pradesh state to the North side , Karnataka State to the west side  and Dharmapuri District to the south side.Geographical area of Krishnagiri is 5143 km².

Main rivers that flow across the district are Kaveri and South Pennar Kaveri enters the district from South West in Denkanikottai taluk and exists in South West direction. The Cauvery River and Pennar River flows across the district; the Cauvery River forms waterfalls at Hogenakkal and joins Mettur Dam.

Latitude of Krishnagiri city :   11º 12'N to 12º 49'N
Longitude of Krishnagiri city : 77º 27'E to 78º 38'E

About Krishnagiri District
Till the year 2004 Krishnagiri was a part of the Dharmapuri district. It was then separated from Dharmapuri district and formed as the 30th district separate district of Tamil Nadu in 2004. The name Krishnagiri refers as 'Krishna' refers to 'black' and 'giri' refers to 'hill'. This district is gifted with black granite hillocks and named as "krishnagiri".

Minerals in Krishnagiri District
Paradise is the most popular multi coloured granite that are found in Krishnagiri.
Granite processing units, which make slabs of granite, finished and decorated beautifully is located mainly in Hosur surroundings.
Black granite is founded in Hosur and Denkanikottai

Revenue Divisions in Krishnagiri District
In Krishnagiri district there are 2  Revenue Divisions

Revenue Taluks in Krishnagiri District
In Krishnagiri district there are 5 Revenue Taluks

Railway Stations in Krishnagiri District
Samalpatti Railway Station
Hosur Railway Station
Dasampatti Railway Station   
Kelamangalam Railway Station   
Rayakkottai Railway Station

Bus Stations in Krishnagiri District
Hosur Bus Station   
Krishnagiri Bus Station   
Pochampalli Bus Station

Tourist Place in Krishnagiri District
Krishnagiri Reservoir Project (KRP)
Thali - Little England
Kelevarapalli Reservoir Project (KPRP)
Rajaji Memorial -Thorapalli

Place of Worship in Krishnagiri District
Kundeeswarar temple of Chinna Kothur
Angalamman temple of Kaveripattinam
Balamurugan' temple of Jagadevi
Chandra choodeswarar temple of Hosur
Bettaraya Swamy' Temple of Denkanikottai
Arulmigu 'Penneswarar Moorthy' temple
Lakshminarayana' temple of Krishnagiri

Engineering Colleges in Krishnagiri District
Adhiyamaan College of Engineering, Hosur Taluk
Government College of Engineering, Bargur
Bargur Engineering College   
P.S.V. College of Engineering and Technology, Krishnagiri
Sapthagiri College of Engineering, Palacode Taluk
Er Perumal Manimekalai College of Engineering   
Archana Institute of Technology, Krishanagiri
Jayalakshmi Institute of Technology, Thoppur
Jayam College of Engineering and Technology, Pennagaram Taluk
Varuvan Vadivelan Institute of Technology, Dharmapuri

Management Colleges in Krishnagiri District
Pee Gee College of Arts and Science, Dharmapuri
Sapthagiri College of Engineering, Palacode Taluk
Adhiyamaan College of Engineering, Hosur Taluk
Er. Perumal Manimekalai College of Engineering, Hosur
Jayam College of Engineering and Technology, Pennagaram Taluk

Hotel Management colleges in Krishnagiri District
Harur Muthu Arts and Science College for Women, Dharmapuri
M.G.R. College, Hosur
Sri Sakthi Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Dharmapuri
Arignar Anna College (Arts and Science), Krishnagiri
Govt. Arts and Science College for Women, Bargur
Pee Gee College of Arts and Science, Dharmapuri

Nursing colleges in Krishnagiri District

Sri Vijay Vidhyalaya College of Nursing, Dharmapuri
Padmavathy College of Nursing, Dharmapuri
Swami Vivekananda College of Nursing, Dharmapuri
Sri Paspo College of Nursing, Dharmapuri

Polytechnic colleges in Krishnagiri District
Er. Perumal Manimekalai Polytechnic College, Hosur
Institute of Road Transport Polytechnic College, Dharmapuri Dt
Govt. Polytechnic College, Krishnagiri
Laxminarayana Polytechnic College, Pagalahalli
Pee Gee Polytechnic College, Dharmapuri
S.M. Arumugam Polytechnic College, Dharmapuri
The Dharmapuri District Co-op. Sugar Mills Polytechnic College, Palacode
Adhiyamaan Polytechnic College, Hosur

Degree Colleges in Krishnagiri District
Kamadhenu College of Arts and Science, Dharmapuri
M.G.R. College, Hosur
P.M.P. College of Arts and Science, Dharmapuri
Government Arts College for women, Krishnagiri
Sri Vidiya Mandir Arts & Science College
Arignar Anna College (Arts and Science), Krishnagiri
Govt. Arts and Science College for Women, Bargur
Pachamuthu Arts and Science Women's College, Dharmapuri
Pee Gee College of Arts and Science, Dharmapuri
St. Joseph's College of Arts and Science for Women, Hosur
Govt. Arts College for Women, Krishnagiri
Govt. Arts College, Dharmapuri
Don Bosco College, Dharmapuri
Harur Muthu Arts and Science College for Women, Dharmapuri

Economy of Krishnagiri District
Krishnagiri district is famous for Mangoes, Granite Industry with quarries and processing units spread around the district. Hosur, one of the most industrialized places in the state is located in this district.Main activity of this district is agriculture.

Major Crops in Krishnagiri District
Paddy, Ragi, Pulses, Sugarcane, Mango, Coconut , Tamarind  are the main crops of this district.

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