Namakkal District is a newly formed district from Salem District. It is functioning from 01-01-1997. It consists of 8 Taluks namely Namakkal. Rasipuram, Tiruchengode , Paramathi Velur, KolliHills, Sendamangalam , Komarapalayam and Mohanur. The district is bounded by salem on the north, Karur on the south, Trichy and Salem on the east and Erode on the West.The Geographical area of the district is 3368.21 Sq.Kms. Which lies between 11.00 and 11.360 North Latitute and 77.280 and 78.300 East Longitude.