Krishnagiri is a conurbation in Tamil Nadu. Krishnagiri was born in the year 2004 after bifurcation of the district of Dharmapuri. This region bears the name of a granite hillock that it gloats. Also, Krishnagiri is sometimes pronounced as Krishna-Nagri because Krishnadeva Raya, the chieftain of Raya clan, ruled this region.
Krishnagiri settlement is elevated 631 meters above the sea level and covers an area of 5143 km2. The Pennar River flows through the hilly terrains of Krishnagiri. The climate of the place is tropical. 32° C is the average temperature during summers and 13° C is the average mercury level amid winters. Krishnagiri receives an ample amount of rainfall.
The Fort of Tipu Sultan, Basha hills where 2 unknown sufi saints were martyred, Ramapuram temple that is a 500 years old grandeur and some historical monuments are notable attractions in Krishnagiri.
The population is sparsely bilingual and majorly communicates in local Tamil language.