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Tiruchirappalli (tiruchirāppaḷḷi) () (formerly Trichinopoly in English), also called Tiruchi or Trichy, is a city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and the administrative headquarters of Tiruchirappalli District. It is the fourth largest municipal corporation and the fourth largest urban agglomeration in the state. Located 322 kilometres (200 mi) south of Chennai and 379 kilometres (235 mi) north of Kanyakumari, Tiruchirappalli sits almost at the geographic centre of the state. The Kaveri Delta begins 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) west of the city where the Kaveri river splits into two, forming the island of Srirangam, which is now incorporated into the Tiruchirappalli City Municipal Corporation. Occupying 167.23 square kilometres (64.57 sq mi), the city was home to 916,857 people in 2011. Tiruchirappalli's recorded history begins in the 3rd century BC, when it was under the rule of the Cholas. The city has also been ruled by the Pandyas, Pallavas, Vijayanagar Empire, Nayak Dynasty, the Carnatic state and the British. The most prominent historical monuments in Tiruchirappalli include the Rockfort, the Ranganathaswamy temple at Srirangam and the Jambukeswarar temple at Thiruvanaikaval. The archaeologically important town of Uraiyur, capital of the Early Cholas, is now a suburb of Tiruchirappalli. The city played a critical role in the Carnatic Wars (1746–1763) between the British and the French East India companies. The city is an important educational centre in the state of Tamil Nadu, and houses nationally recognised institutions such as the Indian Institute of Management (IIMT), Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) and National Institute of Technology (NITT). Industrial units such as Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Golden Rock Railway Workshop and Ordnance Factory Tiruchirappalli (OFT) have their factories in Tiruchirappalli. The presence of a large number of energy equipment manufacturing units in and around the city has earned it the title of "Energy Equipment and Fabrication Capital of India". Tiruchirappalli is internationally known for a brand of cheroot known as the Trichinopoly cigar, which was exported in large quantities to the United Kingdom during the 19th century. A major road and railway hub in the state, the city is served by an international airport which operates flights to Southeast Asia and the Middle East. According to the National Urban Sanitation Policy, Tiruchirappalli was listed as the third-cleanest city in India in 2016.

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Facts and Stats for Tiruchirappalli*

  • Pollution Statistics in Tiruchirappalli

    Know the pollution level of Tiruchirappalli before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 33.75 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 31.58 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 40.91 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 52.5 (Moderate)
  • Tiruchirappalli: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 39.29 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 36.54 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 33.93 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 67.86 (High)
    • Car Stealing 21.43 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 32.14 (Low)
    • Attacks 26.79 (Low)
    • Drug offense 32.14 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 86.67 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 61.67 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 23.21 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 39.29 (Low)
  • Living in Tiruchirappalli - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Tiruchirappalli is 105.47 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 66.92 (High)
    • Climate Index 54.97 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 52.35 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 67 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 21.47 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 33.33 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 12.63 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 58.82 (Low)
    • 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 Tiruchirappalli

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.22 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 22.19 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 46.23 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 26.63 USD

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

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