|• Total||15 km2 (6 sq mi)|
|Elevation||260 m (850 ft)|
|• Density||520/km2 (1,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Telephone code||91 4551|
|Vehicle registration||TN 57|
|Sex ratio||1:1 ♂/♀|
Eriyodu (or Eriodu) is a panchayat town in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. Eriyodu is in the administrative district of Dindigul. Eriyodu is located in Dindigul next to Karur State Highway road (SH 74).
Eriyodu's railway station is an important stop for Bengaluru trains. Eriyodu has a public library, an Electricity Board office, a post office, a police station, and a government hospital. Tamil Nadu Mercantile Bank, Canara Bank are the banks available in Eriyodu. There are ten dependent villages scattered around Eriyodu.
Eriyodu has an average elevation of 260 metres (850 ft).
The nearest airport is at Madurai and the nearest railway station is the Dindigul Junction Railway Station. One nearby tourist destination is the Kodaikanal hill station.
The climate is dry and hot, with rains from October to December. Temperatures during summer reach a maximum of 40 and a minimum of 25 degrees Celsius, while winter temperatures range between 25 and 18 degrees Celsius.
Eriyodu has two government schools and two private primary schools. Currently there is no college in Eriyodu.
The government schools, which are more than 50 years old, are:
- Government Higher Secondary School
- Government Middle School
The private schools, which are more than 20 years old, are:
- Vani Nursery and Primary School
- Kalaivani Nursery and Primary School
As of the 2001 India census, Eriyodu had a population of 7866. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Eriyodu has an average literacy rate of 66%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 55%. In Eriyodu, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Eriyodu Assembly Constituency is part of Karur (Lok Sabha constituency).
||Kovilur 9 km||Vaiyampatti 35 km|
|Vedasandur 11 km||Ayyalur 10 km|
|Thadikombu 15 km||Kulathur 11 km||Vadamadurai 10 km|
- 1) "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16..