Coimbatore City (Kovai) is one of the top 10 fastest growing cities of India. Coimbatore district has a population of about 42.25 Lakhs (Census in 2001). Coimbatore is also a district capital. There are more than 25,000 small, medium, large scale industries and textile mills.
Coimbatore District comprises major towns of Tirupur, Mettupalayam, Pollachi, Udumalpet, Palladam. It is number one revenue district in the state of Tamil Nadu with revenues crossing more than Rs. 6000 Crores. Coimbatore is famous for Schools, Universities, Engineering Colleges, Medical, Management Schools, Textiles- Yarn, Knitted Garments, Handlooms, Textile Machinery, Motors, Pumps, Industrial goods, Cotton, Tea, and Software.