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Bargur, Tamil Nadu
Bargur is a town of the Krishnagiri district in Tamil Nadu.
 Bargur, Tamil NaduBargur is located in the Krishnagiri district in the state of Tamil Nadu in India. It is a panchayat town located at 12.55°N latitude AND 78.37°E longitude. It has an average elevation of 533 m above the sea level. The Krishnagiri district has its headquarters in the municipal city of Krishnagiri. Bargur assembly constituency is under the Krishnagiri Lok Sabha constituency

Economy of Bargur
The Krishnagiri district is famous for the cultivation of mango, which occupies 30,017 hectares for its cultivation. Out of the total mango production, 60,000 metric tones of 'Thothapuri' and 'Alphonso' type of mango are taken to the pulp processing units. There are also many horticultural farms, which produce and distribute about 3 lakhs of fruit saplings. These products are also sold in the districts of Salem, Chennai, Coimbatore and neighboring sates of Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Kerela. There are several factories located in Bargur. The town also has few famous textile markets such as New Kalaignar Textile Market, Barugur Main Road Market, Surat Textile Market, Maris Textile Market, New Surat Textile Market, Barugur Textile Market, Ayyapa Textile Market, B.S.T. Textile Market and Kalaignar Textile Market. There are more than 100 granite factories located in Barugur.

Educational Institutions in Bargur
Bargur has set up several schools and colleges to promote education.
Some of the important schools here are:
* Government Higher Secondary School (boys)
* Government Higher Secondary School (girls)
* Concord Matric Higher Secondary School
* Concordia Higher Secondary School
* Kanakadhasa Matriculation School
* St. Pauls matriculation school
* Selva Matric Higher Sec School
* Vailankanni Matric Higher Secondary School
* Vailakanni Higher Secondary School
* Vailankanni Public School

There are many colleges in Bargur. The town has a government engineering college started in 1994, a Polytechnic run by the Institute of Road and Transport Technology and a Government Women's Arts and Science College.

Bargur is well connected by all modes of transport. Tourists can avail busses that run from nearby towns and cities for this town.

(Last Updated on : 27/12/2012)
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