|Elevation||312 m (1,024 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
It is an important Municipal Town in North-Western Part of Erode District and it belongs to Sathyamangalam Taluk and Bhavanisagar Panchayat Union, it also situated nearby Coimbatore District Border. The Town which is Grade II Municipality.
The nearest Major City is “Coimbatore” which is 40 km away from Punjai Puliampatti. It is well connected by three main roads (major district roads) passing through the center of the town. One connecting Coimbatore and Sathyamangalam and another connecting Puliampatti and Mettupalayam, Puliampatty and Tiruppur, by crossing N.H.209 (National Highways).
As of the census of India 2001, Punjaipuliampatti had a population of 14,832 comprising 7,435 males and 7,397 females, making the sex ratio (number of females per thousand males) of the town to 995. A total of 1,426 people were under six years of age and the child sex ratio (number of females per thousand males under six years of age) stood at 919. The town had an average literacy of 76.25%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. A total of 2,588 comprising 19.3% of the population belonged to Scheduled Castes (SC) and 0 comprising 0% of the population belonged to Scheduled tribes (ST). There were are total of 3,781 households in the town. As of 2001, Punjaipuliampatti had a total of 5,793 main workers: 60 cultivators, 396 agricultural labourers, 404 in house hold industries and 4,933 other workers. There was a total of 574 marginal workers: 10 marginal cultivators, 151 marginal agricultural labourers, 74 marginal workers in household industries and 339 other marginal workers.
It is well connected by three main roads (major district roads) passing through the center of the town. One connecting Coimbatore and Sathyamangalam and another connecting Puliampatty and Mettupalayam, Puliampatty and Tiruppur, by crossing N.H.209 (National Highways). The Primary and tertiary activities are the Main Function of P.Puliampatty town. This town can be considered as Bi-Functional Town. The Work force Constitutes about 42% in Industries workers, 18% in small Industries (Small Scale and Cottage) and 12% enhanced in agriculture and 28% in trading & other activities. There are major industries within the jurisdiction of the local body. The town serves as an important source of supply for Agricultural in-puts and implements of Tobacco and others service to the adjoining areas.
Punjai Puliampatti is having three different types of soils viz. black loam, red loam and red sand. The major portion is covered by red loam, and then comes red sand and black loam. The percentages of the Red loam, Red sand and Black loams are 70%, 10% and 20% respectively.
In general, the soil in and around the town is of fertile nature and is good for agriculture purposes.
The temperature here is moderate throughout the year except during summer. The average rainy days are 40 in a year. It is exceptionally dry and its rainfall is scanty, uncertain and not well distributed.
There is one old hill temple dedicated to Lord Muruga at Othimalai by names, at a distance of 4.0 kilometer from the town centre. At a distance of 5.0 kilometer from the town, there is another old “Temple Karivaradharaja Perumal" at Puliampatty on the way to Tiruppur. And Nearest old famous Temple namely "Bannari Mariyamman Temple" in Bannari at a distance of 30 KM from the Town, where “Fire Walking Ceremony” is held during March – April every year.
Temple Annual car festival" in Irumbarai is conducted here in the month of January for three days. This temple attracts large gathering from the surrounding places during festival time.
Near by 15 KM from the Town, a famous Temple "Then Tirupathi" Lord Venkateswara Temple in Sirumugai. same like the "Tirupathi Tirumalai" in Andhra Pradesh.
There is a famous Christian Church "St.Lourd Mary Church", in Lourthupuram, at a distance of 4 km from the town. There is an amazing wonder of the "Dryness water" which is a "holy water" for the Christianity people and also Annual car festival is celebrated in the month of February.
There are some interesting places situated in and around the town
1. Bannari - Historical Temple – Bannari Mariyamman 2. Then Tirupathi – Temple – Lord Venkateswara 3. Bhavanisagar – Dam – Picnic Spot, Shooting Spot 4. Kodiveri – Bhavani River Mini Dam – Picnic Spot, Shooting Spot, Historical Place.
The main source is trading and small businesses apart from agriculture. In addition, there are many spinning mills and weaving units in and around the town. Many others travel every day to Coimbatore for work and studies. It is an Industrial area which includes around 25 Textile Mills. The work force Constitutes about 42% in Industries workers, 18% in small Industries (Small Scale and Cottage) and 12% enhanced in agriculture and 28% in trading & other activities. There are major Industries within the Jurisdiction of the local body.
It has a weekly Sandy (Market), which is the second place in Tamil Nadu. Its area is 12.75 Acres, which is running from this Sandy, and Annual Income is 23.75 Lakhs for the Municipality.