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Baliganur is located in Tamil Nadu
Baliganur is located in India
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 12°30′43″N 78°01′35″E / 12.51205°N 78.0265°E / 12.51205; 78.0265Coordinates: 12°30′43″N 78°01′35″E / 12.51205°N 78.0265°E / 12.51205; 78.0265
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Krishnagiri
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Baliganur (Tamil: பாலிகனூர், Kannada: ಬಾಲಿಗಾನೂರ್, Telugu: బాలిగానూర్) is a village in the Krishnagiri taluk of Krishnagiri District, Tamil Nadu, India. Baliganur is 20 km far from the district headquarters Krishnagiri . It is 231 km far from the state capital Chennai.

Baliganur is a name derived from balika which means young girl. The village is referred to as Gangakulam (Tamil: கங்காகுலம்).

In the modern age people can recognise as the Black Hill Village (Karimalai), after a hill located right in front of the village. It is surrounded by minor forest on one quarter.

Agriculture in Baliganur[edit]

The important crops of Baliganur Village are rice, ragi, banana, tomato, coconut, mango, groundnut, vegetables and flowers. The village has an excellent scope for agri business.


Year Male Female Total
2009 480 322 802
2011 492 445 937

Jallikattu Festival[edit]

The bull-baiting sport known as Jallikattu is practiced in Baliganur during the annual Thai Pongal festival, using highly trained bulls and malai madus.


The nearest towns are:

The nearest villages are Bellampalli, Ennekol Pudur, Chikkapoovathi, Alappatti, and Madepatti.


Nearby schools[edit]

  • Nalanda Matriculation Higher Secondary School
  • R C Fathima Boys High School
  • SVC Matriculation School
  • Municipal Higher Secondary School
  • Government Boys Higher Secondary School

Nearby colleges[edit]

  • Government Arts College
  • Government Arts and Science College for Women
  • A.E.S. Teacher Training Education Institute
  • Arignar Anna College

Nearby banks[edit]

  • Tamilnad Mercantile Bank, Ltd., Krishnagiri
  • Union Bank of India, Krishnagiri
  • Indian Bank, Royakottah
  • State Bank of India, Krishnagiri town