Mettur is an industrial and tourist town located in the in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. It is best known for the which is the largest dam in south India.

Notable Places in the Area

Railway station
is a railway station situated in Mettur, in the Indian state of .

The is one of the largest dams in India and also the largest in Tamil Nadu, located across the river Cauvery where it enters the plains. Photo: Vvenka1, CC BY-SA 2.5.

The is a coal-fired electric power station located in Salem district of .


11.8003° or 11° 48' 0.9" north
77.7979° or 77° 47' 52.5" east
Open Location Code
United Nations Location Code
205 metres (673 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 245598417
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Bengali: মেতুর
  • Bishnupriya: মেত্তুর
  • Bulgarian: Метур
  • Cebuano: Mettur
  • Chinese: 梅图尔
  • Chinese: 梅圖爾
  • Dutch: Mettur
  • French: Mettur
  • German: Mettur
  • Gujarati: મેટુર
  • Hindi: मेट्टूर
  • Italian: Mettur
  • Japanese: メッタ―ル
  • Kannada: ಮೆಟ್ಟೂರ್
  • Kannada: ಮೇಟ್ಟೂರ್
  • Korean: 메투르
  • Malagasy: Mettur
  • Malay (generic): Mettur
  • Nepali: मेत्तुर
  • Newari: मेत्तुर
  • Portuguese: Mettur
  • Russian: Меттур
  • Spanish: Mettur
  • Swedish: Mettur
  • Tamil: மேட்டூர்
  • Telugu: మెట్టూర్
  • Urdu: میتتور
  • Vietnamese: Mettur
  • Mettūr

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