Theni District With Talukas in Tamil Nadu State

Theni District With Talukas: Theni District is a district of Tamil Nadu state in South India. The city of Theni is the district headquarters. The district is divided into two natural divisions: The hilly areas are constituted by parts of the five taluks  25 Bodinayakanur, Theni, Periyakulam,  Uthamapalayam and Andipatti with thick vegetation and perennial streams from the hills on the western side and Cumbum valley which lies in Uthamapalayam taluk. Theni developed rapidly due to lots of business activities. The district is bounded by Dindigul District to the north, Madurai District to the east, Virudhunagar District to the southwest, and Idukki district of the Kerala State to the west. The Vaigai River, Kottagudi River, Suruliyar River, Varaganathi River, Manjalar River and Varattaru River flow through the district. Theni is known for its salubrious climate, hills, and lakes. The principal crop production (in tonnes) in 2005-2006 was: sugarcane 1,201,221, cotton 95,360, rice (paddy) 66,093, millets and other cereals 57,081,  pulses 6,677,  groundnut 4,021 and gingelly 325.  Silk, Banana,  Coconut,  Tea, Coffee, Cardano, Grapes, and Mangoes are other main produce of the district. Even though this place is economically good. Cumbum Valley is a major center for grape production.

Theni District

Theni District


According to 2011 census, Theni district had a population of 1,245,899 with a sex-ratio of 991 females for every 1,000 males, much above the national average. The average literacy of the district was 69.84%. Bodinayakanur, Periyakulam, Cumbum, Uthamapalayam and Theni are charming towns in the district. There are 27 forest areas in Theni district constituting a total area of 795.81 km 2. Battle, Softwood, Fuelwood, Cashew, Neem, Tamarind are the main forest plantation species in Theni district. Cotton Spinning Mills and Sugar Mills are the major industries in this district. In Andipatti Taluk Handloom weaving and power, looms are flourishing.

Talukas in Theni District

Andipatti Bodinayakanur
Periyakulam Theni
Uthamapalayam

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