Aruppukottai is situated 45 Kms from Madurai to the South-East part of Tamilnadu. The City is surrounded by Handlooms and Power looms. The main occupation of the people is Handlooms and Rice Mills. It is located in the Arcot district. This town is noted for its Silk Sarees.
Silk Sarees marketing is a back bone of the town. There are many spinning and weaving miles. Today Aruppukottai shines as one of the well developing industrialized cities in southern Tamilnadu. People of all communities and religions live and contribute their hard works to the growth of the town.
Aruppukottai people are much fascinated in folk tales, music and dance. Even though it is a small town, it reflects culture and tradition of Tamilnadu.
People are noted for their interest in Agriculture, weaving, growing honey-bee and poultry and farms. The trip to Aruppukottai will definitely feast for the eyes of tourist.