About Sitheri – Tourist Place in Dharmapuri:
Sitheri is located in dharmapuri comes under the pappireddipatti revenue taluk. It is located near to harur town. Sitheri peoples speak Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam. Sitheri is one of the important place/tourist spots in Dharmapuri. It is one of the hill stations in dharmapuri also the segments of eastern ghats of Tamil Nadu.
Sitheri(Mountain) has 64 small villages. Sitheri sandalwood tree is the costliest sandalwood in the Asian continent. Sitheri contains government higher secondary school, one middle school, and elementary school.
Importance of Sitheri:
In dharmapuri district, Thalassemia diseases mostly found in the sitheri villages.
Average rainfall in the area is 900 mm. It is getting rainfall from both northeast and southwest monsoons.
Sitheri situated above sea level 3600ft it contains various vegetation likes evergreen, semi-evergreen, riparian, dry deciduous scrub and southern thorn scrub forests. Sitheri village found to be 400km square as per 2010 census population of sitheri 9045 in that male 4656 and female 4389.
Sitheri has located 37 Km towards South from Dharmapuri & 281 Km from Chennai. Its pin code is 636903 and postal head office is Harur. It is surrounded by Harur Taluk on North, Yercaud Taluk on the west, Morappur Taluk on North, Valapady Taluk on South.
Transport mode for Sitheri:
There is no direct train/railway station near to Sitheri. However, Salem Junction Railway Station is major railway station 43 KM near to Sitheri. By means of Road, Sitheri Hills is well connected to Dharmapuri, Salem, Tharamangalam, Pappireddipatti & Harur by Buses. It is one of the best places for car travel.
Best time to visit sitheri is from August to March. You can see greeneries and beautiful mountains. Climate is also pleasant during those days.