Gobichettipalayam Tourism, India

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Gobichettipalayam (also known as Gobi) is a town and municipality in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is the second largest city and urban agglomeration in Erode district and is the administrative headquarters of Gobichettipalayam taluka. It is situated at the center of the South Indian Peninsula, 400 kilometres (249 mi) southwest of the state capital Chennai and 80 kilometres (50 mi) east of Coimbatore. Agriculture and textile industries contribute majorly to the economy of the town. The town is situated at 213 metres (699 ft) above sea level, surrounded by Western Ghats. The town is a part of Gobichettipalayam constituency and elects its member of legislative assembly every five years, and a part of the Tirupur constituency that elects its member of parliament. The town is administered by a municipality established in 1949 and has a population of 60,279 as of 2011. It is known as "Mini Kollywood" because of the film shooting that takes place here and many films in Tamil and other languages have been shot here.


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Facts and Stats for Gobichettipalayam*

  • Pollution Statistics in Gobichettipalayam

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    • Air Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 66.67 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 62.5 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 62.5 (High)
  • Gobichettipalayam: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Gobichettipalayam for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Gobichettipalayam.

    • Burglary and Theft 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 66.67 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 33.33 (Low)
  • Living in Gobichettipalayam - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 59.9 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 70.4 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 67.27 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Gobichettipalayam

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Gobichettipalayam

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.2 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 22.03 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 38.92 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 23.92 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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