(Last Updated on : 24-07-2010)
Mulanur is a 'panchayat town' located in Erode district of the southern state of India, Tamil Nadu. Sprawling over an area of 48 square kilometer, Mulanur is about 55 km from Tirupur and 95 km from Erode. The Amaravathi River flows the town. The neighbouring towns of Mulanur are Kannivadi in the east, Pallapatti in the southeast at a distance of 20 km. Vellakovil in the north at a distance of 19 km. and Dharapuram in the southwest. Mulanur is easily accessible from Dharapuram, Karur and Vellakkovil via roadways. The nearest airport is the C A Coimbatore Airport. Geographically, the town is located between 10.77° North latitude and 77.72° East longitude at a height of 238 metres (780 feet) above mean sea level.
The Indian Census report of 2001 states that Mulanur had a population of 11,903. Males and females account for an equal proportion of the population. In Mulanur, 8% of the populatioon is less than six years of age. The average literacy rate of Mulanur is 61% which is higher than the national average literacy rate which is 59.5%. The male literacy rate is 71% and the female literacy rate is 71%.
The Pasupatheeswarar Temple at Karur, Pannaipatti and Athoor are the major attractions in the vicinity.