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Marudamalai Road-Vadavalli
Marudamalai Road-Vadavalli
Vadavalli is located in Tamil Nadu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 11°01′N 76°54′E / 11.01°N 76.9°E / 11.01; 76.9Coordinates: 11°01′N 76°54′E / 11.01°N 76.9°E / 11.01; 76.9
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Coimbatore
Elevation 450 m (1,480 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 44,700
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 641041
Telephone code 0422
Vehicle registration TN-66

Vadavalli is a suburban locality in Coimbatore in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is located on Marudamalai road and comes under the Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation limits since 2007. Located at the foothills of the Western Ghats, Vadavalli has a pleasant climate all through the year and has good ground water resources.


Vadavalli is about 9 km from both the Railway station and 14 km from Gandhipuram bus stand, and 19 km from Coimbatore International Airport. The Siruvani River, which supplies drinking water to most parts of Coimbatore, is about 35 km away. Traditionally an agricultural community is now a popular housing colony. Bharathiyar University and the Government Law College are located 4 km from Vadavalli.


According to the 2001 India census,[1] Vadavalli has a population of 44,700. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Vadavalli has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5% - male literacy is 83%, and female literacy is 74%. 9% of the population is under 6 years of age. In 2011 Vadavalli has merged with coimbatore corporation limit. Initially it was special town panchayat and the chairman was Mr.Va.Ma.Shanmugasundaram. From Vadavalli the link road is to Thondamuthur which leads to Siruvani Dam.

Historical locations[edit]

A famous Lord Muruga temple in Tamil Nadu. Anuvavi Temple, another Lord Murugan temple, is about 15 km away and can be reached via a mountain trail from Maruthamalai. It also houses the Vellingiri Hills Lord Shiva site. The 2000-year-old Perur Temple is also close by.

Facts and Figures of Vadavalli[edit]

Airport - Coimbatore International Airport (CJB) - 19 km

Railway Station - Coimbatore Junction - 9 km, Coimbatore North Junction - 6 km, Podanur Junction - 17 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. Retrieved 2008-11-01.