Ariyalur District information:-
The district is bordered by the districts of Cuddalore in the north, Perambalur and Tiruchirapalli in the west, Thanjavur in the south and Nagapattinam in the east.
Ariyalur district have three Taluks – Ariyalur, Udayarpalayam and Sendurai and three Assembly segments – Ariyalur, Andimadam and Jayankondam.
It is famous for its cement industries in and around it.
This is possible due to its immense limestone store which is the potential raw material for cement industries. In particular the Arasu cements, the Birla cements, the Sakthi cements, the Dalmia cements, the Tamil Nadu cements, etc. are situated in Ariyalur.
It is also familiar for the Kaliyaperumaal Temple situated at 5 km from Ariyalur. The famous gangaikonda cholapuram (kangaikonda cholapuram) is situated near to it (connecting the Chennai to Thanjavur highway). This town is famous for the temple which was built by the King Rajendra Cholan of Chola Empire. The King Rajendra Cholan is the son of Rajaraja Cholan who built Tanjore Temple.
This district has huge reserves of lignite.
Ariyalur district, headquarters are located at Ariyalur.
Ariyalur Dist – Tourist Places/Temples:
- Gangaikonda Cholapuram
- Sri Kaliuga Varadharaja Perumal Kovil
- Elakuruchi-Adikalamatha Kovil
- Tirumalapatti-Vaithiyanathswami Kovil
- Vettakudi Paravilgal Saranalayam