Karur is a small town in Tamil Nadu, India with a population of about 210,000 and is the head quarters for Karur district. The nearest airports are Coimbatore CJB (138 km), Bengaluru International Airport BLR (330 km) and Chennai International airport MAA (366 km). Karur can be reached by rail or road. Karur is known for textile industry and is the hub for polyethylene monofilament extrusion. Its history dates back over 2000 years.