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Puliakulam is located in Tamil Nadu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Coimbatore
Founded by devandirakula velalar's people
Elevation 412 m (1,352 ft)
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 641045
Telephone code 91-422
Vehicle registration TN-66

Puliakulam is a residential neighborhood in the city of Coimbatore. It is one of the oldest villages in the city of Coimbatore. People live here with well defined traces up to eight to ten generations. Arulmigu Munthi Vinayagar temple , Loga Nayaga Shani Eswaran shrine and St. Antony Church are famous worship place. This place has seen an influx of migrated population in the last decade, due to its accessibility and convenience.


  • Geography 1
  • Population 2
  • Climate 3
  • Politics 4
  • Architecture 5
  • Demographics 6
  • Culture 7
  • Economy 8
  • Transport 9
  • Education 10


Puliakulam is situated just 4 km from the heart of city (Townhall and Gandhipuram), and only 3 km to railway station and 8.5 km to Coimbatore airport. It borders with Papanaiken palayam in the North, Meena Estate in the East, Ramanathapuram in the South and Race course in the West. The two national highways NH 47 (Avinashi road) and NH 67 (Tiruchy road) are just 0.5 km away.This temple founded and maintained by devandira Kula velalars trust.


According to India Census 2001, Puliakulam is considered as one of the most thickly populated area in Coimbatore City.


Please see the climate section of Coimbatore


Puliakulam is ward number 70 in Coimbatore Corporation and comes under Coimbatore North (State Assembly Constituency).


The Idol in “Arulmigu Munthi Vinayagar” is one of the biggest single stone statues in Asia


According to India Census 2001, Puliakulam is considered as one of the most thickly populated area in Coimbatore City.


The village of old Puliakulam is very well ordered. The people belong to 12 different Kula Theivams having separate temple for each one of them, where the festivals are celebrated in the month of August (Tamil month of Aadi). There is also a temple for the primary deity of the village “Mariamman”. The old martial arts of Wrestling and Silambam are still practiced and performed. The “Thomas Gym” here has produced lot of “Mr. Coimbatore”


Most of population living here is working class. The place now has booming entrepreneurs. The following are the few companies located in Puliakulam.

  • Mahendra pumps
  • Precot Head office
  • Elgi Electric Industries


  • Air
Coimbatore airport is only 11 km. (See Coimbatore Airport for more information)
  • Rail
Coimbatore railway junction is only 4 km. (See Coimbatore Railway Station for more information)
  • Road
Puliakulam is very well connected by road. The bus transport is available from 4am to 11 pm. The local auto rickshaws support during the day and night hours.


  • Corporation girls higher secondary school
  • Carmel Garden higher
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