National Highway 81 (India)

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National Highway 81
Map of the National Highway in red
Route information
Part of
Length321.4 km (199.7 mi)
Major junctions
West endCoimbatore
East endChidambaram
StatesTamil Nadu: 321.4 km (199.7 mi)
Karur, Tiruchirappalli, Jayankondam,Kattumannar koil
Highway system
NH 544NH 32

National Highway 81, commonly referred to as NH 81, is a highway connecting the city of Coimbatore to Chidambaram in South India.[1] This highway was previously part of old national highways 67 and 227 but subsequent to rationalisation of national highway numbers of India by Gazette notification on 5 March 2010 it was changed to National Highway 81.[2] This national highway is 321.4 km (199.7 mi) long and runs entirely in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.[3]


Highway Number Source Destination Via Length (km)
81 Coimbatore Chidambaram Kangeyam,Vellakoil, Karur, Tiruchirappalli, Jayankondam 321.4


NH 544 Terminal near Coimbatore.[1]
NH 381 near Avinashipalayam
NH 381A near Vellakoil
NH 44 near Karur
NH 381B near Musiri
NH 38 near Tiruchirappalli
NH 136 near Paluvur(Keezhapalur)
NH 36 near Gangaikonda Cholapuram
NH 32 Terminal near Chidambaram.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c "New Numbering of National Highways notification - Government of India" (PDF). The Gazette of India. Retrieved 17 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Rationalization of Numbering Systems of National Highways" (PDF). Govt of India. 28 April 2010. Retrieved 21 August 2011.
  3. ^ "State-wise length of National Highways (NH) in India". Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. Retrieved 17 April 2019.

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