Pollachi town is about 40 Kms from Coimbatore on the way to Parambikulam - Aliyar Project. Next to Coimbatore it is the leading town of the district and an important commercial centre. Pollachi is a town and a municipality in the Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu, India. Pollachi is the nearest town to Indira Gandhi National Park and it exports coconuts and tender coconuts to all over India.There are several coconut groves and hence it is called as ‘Coconut City’.

Since Pollachi is near to Western Ghats, it has a pleasant climate throughout the year. Pollachi is also termed as a trendy film location for Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi film industry. Therefore, it is also called as “Mini Kodambakkam”. It has a big market for agricultural products which is the main occupation of India. Jaggery Market in Pollachi is Asia’s largest jaggery market.There are several notorious tourist spots in and around Pollachi.