Geography of Theni
Theni district is bounded by Dindigul District to the north side, Madurai District to the east side, Virudhunagar District to the southwest side, and Idukki district of the Kerala State to the west side.Theni district covers the 2,889 km2 area.
Rivers : Periyar River, Mullai River, Suruliyar River, Manjalar River , Vaigai River, Kottagudi River, Varaganathi River and Varattaru River flow through the district.
Dams in Theni District : Vaigai Dam, Manjalaru Dam, Manalaru Dam, Melmanalaru Dam, Sothuparai Dam and Sanmughanathi Dam
Latitude of Theni city : 9' 39' and 10' 30' North
Longitude of Theni city : 77' 00' and 78' 30' of East
Theni District has been formed after bifurcation from erstwhile Madurai District. Consequent on the bifurcation, one new Revenue Division with headquarters at Uthamapalayam and two new Taluks at Theni and Bodinaickanur were also created with effect from 01.01.97. Dr.K.Satyagopal IAS was the first collector for Theni District.
Revenue divisions in Theni District
In Theni district there are 2 Revenue divisions
Taluks in Theni District
In Theni district there are 5 Taluks
Blocks in Theni District
In Theni District there are 8 Blocks
Railway Station in Theni District
Andipatti Railway Station
Bodinayakkanur Railway Station
Theni Railway Station
Bus Station in Theni District
Andipatti Bus Station
Periyakulam Bus Station
Kambam Bus Station
Theni Central Bus Station
Tourist Place in Theni District
Mavoothu Vellappar Temple
Kamatchi Amman Temple , Devadanapatti
Cloud Land Falls
Churches in Theni District
Rayappan patti Pani (snow) Maya Matha Church
Chinnamanur Bethel Church India, PTR Channel Road , Annamalai Nagar.
T.Sindala CherySacred Heart Church, T.Sindala Chery (KOVIL SINDALA CHERY).
Hanumanthanpatty Holy Spirit Church, Hanumanthanpatty.
Uthamapalayam St.Vinnarasi Church
Mosques in Theni District
Haji Harutha Rowther Matharasha Pallivasal, Uthamapalayam
Noorul huda palivasal, Uthamapalayam
Periya Palli vasal, Uthamapalayam
Shabi Pallivasal, Uthamapalayam
Vaaver Palli Vasal
Kaattu Palli Vasal
Pallivasal in Kuchanur
Other Tourist Place near to Theni District
Engineering Colleges in Theni District
Bharath Niketan College of Engineering (BNCE)
Odaiyappa College of Engineering & Technology (OCET)
Medical Colleges in Theni District
Theni Government Medical College and Hospital, Theni.
Agriculture Colleges in Theni District
Horticultural College and Research Institute, Periyakulam
Forest college in Theni District
Government Forest Training College, Vaigai Dam, Theni.
Colleges in Theni District
Hajee Karutha Rowther Howdia College
Jeyaraj Chellathurai College
Theni College of Arts and Science
Theni Kammavar Sangam College of Education.
MKU Evening College, Periyakulam
MKU Evening College, Theni
Nadar Saraswathi College of Arts and Science,Vadapudupatti, Theni.
Sri Adi Chunchanagiri Women's College, Cumbum.
Diraviam College of Education, Kailasapatti, Periyakulam.
Sourastra College of Education, Veerapandi, Theni.
V.P.R.College of Education, Muthuthevanpatti, Theni
Jayaraj Annapackiam College for Women, Periyakulam.
Sugarcane, pulses, Banana, Coconut, Tea, groundnut, gingelly, Silk, Coffee, Cardamom, Grapes and Mangoes are the main crops of this district.