Katpadi is an locality in Vellore, at the northern most part of Vellore city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The place gained importance due to its strategic location on the broad gauge line between Chennai-Bangalore and Villupuram-Tirupati. It is known to house VIT, one of India's premier educational institution.
Katpadi is located at 1259N 7908E / 12.98N 79.13E / 12.98; 79.13. It has an average elevation of 224metres .
Katpadi was once a village and was upgraded to a panchayat town,supported by its own Taluk office. It is a major Assembly Constituency. The original Katpadi village is now called Old Katpadi which lies on road which connects Thiruvalam and Chittor Bus Stop.
Katpadi lies in the northern side of the Palar river. Andhra Pradesh state border is just a 5 minute drive from Katpadi. When, Vellore was upgraded to a Corporation, Katpadi also included in the city limits. The Government Boys Higher Secondary School...
Katpadi is in Tamilnadu telecom region.
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||NO.272, VELLORE ROAD,CHITTOR BUS STOP,DHARAPADAVEDU, KATPADI,VELLORE-632007
|North Vellore Town
||OLD NO 43, NEW NO 188, ARCOT ROAD, DR.IDA SCUDDER ROAD,VELLORE-632004
|Sri Lakshmi Narayana Communication
||NO.23A, BIG BAZZAR STREET, ARNI - 632301
|V S COMMUNICATIONS
||NO: 1, Millennium Plaza, 53, Katpadi Road Thirunagar Katpadi , Vellore - 632006
||No,80-B: Arul Mani Complex, RTO Office Bus Stop, Sathuvachari, Vellore-632009