Dindigul is located in the banks of the river Kudavanar. Dindigul is famous for Locks. Here there are 110 tanneries in and around Dindigul. The city is divided into seven taluks. They are Natham taluk, Dindigul taluk, Kodaikanal taluk, Nilakkotai taluk, Oddanchatram taluk, Vedasandur taluk and Palani taluk. There are not any major water resource as the source of water for irrigation is rainfall. The major source for the rainfall is south west and north east monsoons. Dindigul is also famous for temples. One of the important temples is the Sri Kottai Mariamman Temple. The shape of this temple is square. There is a Mandapam in this temple and to the north side of this temple is Lord Muruga and to the south side of this temple is Vetri Vinayaka temple. The next famous temple in Dindigul is Sri Kaalakatheeswarar Temple and this temple is very old of origin. The deity presiding here are Kaalakatheeswarar and goddess Gnanambika. In this temple they celebrate one festivel called Brahmasaram during the month of Chitrai.