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Mulanur is located in Tamil Nadu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 10°46′N 77°43′E / 10.77°N 77.72°E / 10.77; 77.72Coordinates: 10°46′N 77°43′E / 10.77°N 77.72°E / 10.77; 77.72
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Tirupur
Elevation 238 m (781 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 11,903
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 638106
Telephone code 04202
Vehicle registration TN-78

Mulanur is a panchayat town under in Dharapuram taluk in Tirupur District in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.


Mulanur is located at 10°46′N 77°43′E / 10.77°N 77.72°E / 10.77; 77.72.[1] It has an average elevation of 238 metres (780 feet).

Mulanur is located on SH21, which runs between Dharapuram and Karur, and it is tirupur district, it was separate from erode district in 2009. Drumsticks from Mulanur region are famous. The vegetable and grocery market opens up every Wednesday in the west end of the town (Anna nagar). Mulanur is only place which has the Glori lily(Gloriosa superpa) Market.

Farming and related businesses, Financing and Powerlooms are the most important sources of income for people. Average rainfall is pretty low when compared to other places in the Tiruppur District.

Lord Shiva Temple, Iyyapan temple in the center of the town and Vanjiamman Temple which is a KM away from other two temples are well known.Sri Sellandiyamman (Sivaselvanayaki) temple lies in the banks of Amarawathy river(Manalur Village).

Mulanur is well connected by frequent buses with Dharapuram (23 km), Karur (50 km), Vellakoil (15 km), Erode (55 km), Madurai, Palani and Chennai. The district headquarters Tiruppur is 60 km away from Mulanur.

Mulanur is having one higher secondary School, which is the main one for the near by villager to study and it is operated by state Government.

Near by river is Ammaravathi and main drinking water source from Kaveri Joint Drinking water plan.


As of 2011 India census,[2] Mulanur had a population of 15223. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Mulanur has an average literacy rate of 61%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 71%, and female literacy is 50%. In Mulanur, 8% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Mulanur
  2. ^ "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. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 

Sivaselvi Amman Temple - Kannan and Kannandhai kottam