Place:Coimbatore, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

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NameCoimbatore
Alt namesKoyambattursource: NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
TypeCity or town
Coordinates11.0°N 76.95°E
Located inCoimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
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Coimbatore (; also known as Kovai), is a city in India. It is the second largest city and urban agglomeration in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, after Chennai[1] and the sixteenth largest urban agglomeration of India. It is one of the fastest growing tier-II cities in India and a major textile, industrial, commercial, educational, information technology, healthcare and manufacturing hub of Tamil Nadu. Other important industries include software services. It is the capital city in the Kongu Nadu region and is often referred to as the Manchester of South India.[2][3] The city is located on the banks of the Noyyal River surrounded by the Western Ghats and is administered by the Coimbatore Municipal Corporation. Coimbatore has been ranked 4th among Indian cities in investment climate by CII and ranked 17th among the top global outsourcing cities by Tholons. Coimbatore is the fourth largest metropolis in South India. Coimbatore city is the administrative capital of Coimbatore district.

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