About Vangal

Welcome to Vangal Village!

Vangal  is situated in Karur District on the banks of Cauvery river( 2 kilometer width known as Aganda Cauvery).  The village is situated about 7 miles from Karur Town (H.Q of Karur Dt.).  It is a very beautiful village with Paddy and Banana Plantations.  There are two canals which crisscross the village.  The land is very fertile and with the broad river by the side and greenery on all sides, it is one of the richest places in the district.  Karur is well connected by road, rail and by air.  It is situated on the Trichy - Erode Broad-gauge line and has direct train connections from Chennai, Trichy, Coimbatore, Bangalore etc.  Trichy Airport is about 80 kilometers from Vangal. Also Coimbatore airport is having direct Road link to Vangal(150K.M).  Vangal is situated near Nerur (6K.M)where the Jeeva Samadhi of Sadashiva Brahmendral is located.  Karur (Dist.H.Q) is a very important Export centre in Tamilnadu (Export of fabrics, Bed sheets, Screen cloth etc).  There are good lodging facilities available in Karur. The temple of Kalyana Venkataramanaswami at Thanthontri Malai (3K.M from Karur town) is the family deity for most of the family hailing from Vangal and surrounding villages.  There is Pasupathinath temple in Karur which is more than 1000 years old.

Here are some statistics collected from the village panchayat about Vangal:
Courtesy - Shri. Swaminathan Vangal

Number of schools
Elementary------- 1; Number of teachers--7
Govt. boys------- 1; Number of teachers--20
Govt. girls-------- 1; Number of teachers--15
Matriculation----- 1; Number of teachers--10
(Approved up to 5th, but up to 8th)

  Government hospital   1
  Doctors   2
  Veterinary hospital   1
  Library   Available having newspaper, books
  Transportation facility   Buses are available, Call taxi can be called from Karur. (No auto stand)
  Number of temples   10

1. Karuppannan Swamy
2. Perumal Varadarajaswami
3. Naarasandhu Pillaiar
4. Saanankottai Pillaiar
5. Thavittupalayam pillaiar
6. Vangal Amman (old)
7. Vangal Amman (new)
8. Mariamman
9. Guhanathan
10. Nallayi

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