Dharapuram (Tamil: தாராபுரம்) is a town and a Municipality in the Tirupur district of the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Dharapuram , then known as Rajarajapuram was once the capital of the Kongu Nadu. The Amaravathi River flows through the ancient city of Dharapuram. Its the birth place of legendary Tamil actor Nagesh.


Dharapuram is located at 10.73°N 77.52°E. It has an average elevation of 245 metres (803 feet). It is strategically located in the line of Palakkad pass from where it gets lot of wind for its numerous windmills. Water scarcity is so high here.

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  1. mahalingam says:

    dharapuram muncipality is going to celebrate 100th year..we people now should unite together to urge govt for spl fund allotment like puthukotai..

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