Karur is a growing city in Tamil Nadu, India with a population of about 210,000 and is the head quarters for Karuk district. The nearest airports are Tiruchirappalli International Airport (TRZ) 85 km,Coimbatore (CBJ) 125 km, Bangalore International Airport BLR) (330 km) and Chennai International airport MAA) 380 km). Karuk can be reached by rail or road. Karuk is known for textile industry and is the hub for polyethylene monofilament extrusion. Its history dates back over 2000 years.