Coimbatore, the second largest city of Tamilnadu, is situated in the Kongu Nadu region of the state,where you can find out how you can reach using Coimbatore map. The mountains of the Anamalai and Munnar ranges of the Western Ghats surround the Coimbatore city on the west, while the northern side is covered mostly with the forests of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. The city of Coimbatore falls in the eastern side of the district, which is mostly a dry area. Situated at the western border of the state of Tamil Nadu, Coimbatore lies just close to the state of Kerala with a boundary formed by a pass known as the Palghat Gap.
The river Noyyal flows through the district and the area is particularly rich in the number of lakes and ponds constructed mainly in ancient times at coimbatore . These wetlands provide a natural habitat for a large number of local and migratory birds and animals. Some of the exotic migratory birds include the names of Spot-billed Pelican, Open Billed Stork, Spot-billed Duck, Painted Stork, Teal, Ibis and Black Winged Stilt. The city of Coimbatore is morethan twenty percent of the district area, mostly in the north and the west, is constituted as forest, which has an abundance of flora and fauna.
Wild animals, leopards, wild boars, bison, tigers, NilgiriTahr, deer, black-headed Oriole and sloth bear are some of the common animals found in coimbatore , while the plant life includes teak, rosewood, sandalwood and bamboo.
Sandalwood and bamboo trees cover most of the Nilgiri slope of the Mettupalayam range in coimbatore . Coimbatore is known for educational institutions, textile factories, engineering firms, health care facilities and automobile parts manufacturers