Athimugam

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Athimugam
Village
Sri Alagshwara Swamy Temple
Sri Alagshwara Swamy Temple
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Krishnagiri
Taluk Shoolagiri
Languages
 • Official Tamil, Telugu, kannada, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Athimugam is a village in the Shoolagiri taluk of Krishnagiri district, Tamil Nadu, India.

Etymology[edit]

Athimugam is also called "Hasthimugam" meaning "elephant face", after a local Hindu temple deity.

Location[edit]

Athimugam township is located near the border of Tamil Nadu state and Karnataka state in the central part of southern India. The nearest city is Bangalore, approximately 40 kilometres (25 mi) to the northwest. The nearest service township is Hosur, approximately 15 km to the west. Athimugam village is on the Berigai-Shoolagiri road (422).

Services[edit]

Athimugam is a small service centre for the local farming community. It has a bus service, postal service, bank, schools and medical clinics. Petrol and groceries are available. There are a number of small temples in and around the village.

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