Coimbatore is a one of the major industrial cities in Tamil Nadu and is called the Manchester of South India.The towns that are adjacent to Coimbatore are : Tirupur, Hosiery town;Palakkad, gateway to Kerela state, Ooty, a world-famous hill-station;Pollachi, an agricultural town
Coimbatore is known for its various industries, engineering goods, textile mills, educational institutions, health care facilities, pleasant weather, friendly culture and hospitality. There is a significant minority of people of North and West Indian origin in Coimbatore which gives it a cosmopolitan outlook. The Tamil spoken here is called Kongu tamil. Other languages spoken include English, Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada. Very friendly & courteous people in South India. Except for early summer it otherwise has a very pleasant climate throughout the year, similar to a resort town. It's one of the upcoming Information Technology Hub with new initiatives from the State Govt.
Coimbatore has a domestic airport which has regular flights from Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Calicut, Chennai, Cochin, Hyderabad, Mumbai, New Delhi and Sharjah. Air Sahara, Indian Airlines, Air Deccan and Jet Airways operate flights out of Coimbatore Airport.
Coimbatore Airport is approximately 15 kilometers from the center of the city. Mode of transport from the airport to the city includes taxi and autos.
Coimbatore Junction is well connected by trains from all major cities including Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Cochin, Chennai, Gorakhpur, Hyderabad, Kanyakumari, Jammu, Mumbai and New Delhi. Other nearby train stations include Podanur Junction and North Coimbatore.
The state transport corporation and a lot of private bus operators ply bus from Coimbatore to major cities in Tamil Nadu and also to the neighboring Kerala and Karnataka states.
Getting around Coimbatore is easy. There are public transport buses, auto rickshaws and call taxis available in plenty.
Auto rickshaws are not advised as they charge whatever they feel like, if they find that you are an outsider. Call taxis are the best as they have digital meter installed which will tell you the cost. Minimum charge is Rs. 35/- .There are many call taxi operators here, you can get the number from your hotel or railway station, airport etc.
Coimbatore is lush green barring the core summer month of March to Jun, and is relatively unexplored by outside tourists.And rainy season is also mild compared to the heavy rainfall that the neighbouring Kerala state witnesses.Hence people looking for an economy travel with peacfeul motoring (bike/car) could explore Coimbatore and the surrounding hills.
Try tasting Siruvani Water(of late the water has lost its sweeness as the civil authorities mix Siruvani water with another source called Athikadavu water) & drinking before heading towards your destination.
Coimbatore is an ideal stop if you want to take some rest while on the way to Ooty, Bangalore or Kerala. Don't forget to taste the best of south indian Dosas, Vada, Chutney and vegetarian rice meal. Try Krishna Sweets too, the sweets chain had their origins in this town.
Tamil is the mother tongue of the natives-picking up few word would be helpful. .Telugu and Malayalam would qualify as the other languages.English is also spoken among the educated .
Business cotton mill, or engineering mechanical or anything with spare parts,or jewellery business like diamond or gold, coconut business, etc.
Buy Jewellery and Cotton.
State Bank of India, Trichy Road, RS puram, Gandhipuram, TNAU, Vadavalli
Punjab National Bank, Dr. Nanjappa Road, Gandhipuram
HSBC, Race Course
corporation bank, trichy road
oriental bank of commerce, trichy road
Icici bank, Several across the city
HDFC, RS puram
ANZ, RS puram
citibank, avinashi road
UTI bank, RS puram
When you vist Coimbatore don't forget to taste the Food & Siruvani Water
Cloud 9 Roof top restaurant( on 6 th floor Hotel City Tower), offering a good view of Coimbtore. Ideal dinner spot.
The Courtyard at Rathna Regent (OROIN), this place is on the main Avinashi Road opposite to Hotel Residency, .
House of lords at Residency offers plush and tastefully done cocktail lounge 
There are no neat budget hotels in Coimbatore. You've got to settle for a Mid-Range or star hotel if you want a comfortable stay.
Beauty parlors & hair salons
Fitness One India Ltd 133/82, West Sambandam Road, R S Puram Coimbatore Ph:- 2551222
Post & telegraphs