Hosur is part of the Krishnagiri district. It is located about 40 kilometers south-east of Bangalore. During British period, Hosur the head quarters for Salem district. Hosur is known for its manufacturing industries.
Hosur, also known as Little England, for its climatic conditions, has a history of more than 800 Years. Hosur is known on these days, not only for its climatic condition, but for the Thousands of industries located here. Hosur houses of industries from abrasives, automobiles, bakery to wielding and wire mesh industries.
Hosur is at the height of about 900 meters above the sea level. The average temperature during summer: 25° to 30° C and during Winter: 13° to 25° C. The famous hill temple Thiru Chandirachoodeshwarar is presiding deity in Hosur. The first Governor General of independent India, Rajaji was born in Hosur city.