Dindigul (Tiṇṭukkal) is a city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is the administrative headquarters of the Dindigul district. Dindigul is located 420 km southwest from the state capital, Chennai, 100 km away from Tiruchirappalli,66 km away from Madurai and 72 km away from the Tex City of Karur. The city is known for its locks and biriyani. Parts of Dindigul Districts like Palani, Oddanchatram and Vedasandur come under the Kongu Nadu region of Tamil Nadu.