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Tirupur pronounced as Tirupur is a textile city located on the banks of Noyyal River. It is also called Dollar city. It is the administrative headquarters of the Tiruppur district. It forms a part of the ancient Kongu Nadu region of South India, where its people were the first to establish territorial state. Tirupur is a textile hub and a vast generator of employment for unskilled temporary workers.

Tiruppur was constituted as Municipality during the year 1947. It was upgraded as Special Grade Municipality during 1983 and upgrades as Corporation from 2008. The total area of the Municipality is 27.19 km2 with 52 wards.It is increased to 60 wards from the year 2011 local elections.Total population as per 2011 census is 444,543. The floating population of the town an average 150,000.[6] The population in the Tiruppur urban agglomeration according to 2011 census is 962,982.[citation needed] Tirupur is the 7th largest city in Tamil Nadu in terms of city population and area after Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Trichy, Salem, and Tirunelveli.