Theni district is the home to the towns including Theni, Kamatchipuram, Periyakulam, Bodinayakanur, Andipatti, Tevaram, Cumbum, Chinnamanur, Palani Chetti Patti and several small villages. Theni district is surrounded by the Western Ghats. Its main occupation is agriculture. The Vaigai River flows through this district. There is a dam constructed on this river. Other important rivers are Mullai, Suruliyaru, Varaganadi and Manjalaru.
Theni district is rich in flora and fauna. Many dams have been constructed on the rivers. The important dams are : Vaigai dam, Sothupparai dam, Manjalaru dam, and Megalmalai dam.
Theni city is also famous for mouth watering cuisine. Nagar, Everest and Pandiyan are well known restaurants in and around the city. Both the dining hotels have more than a decade of experience.
Some famous falls like Suruli Falls, Kumbakarai Falls, Megamalai Falls are here.
Theni is surrounded by many tourist attractions like Kodaikannal, Thekkady, Meghamalai and Munnar. One can stay in Theni and plan their trip for the tourist spots. Because of the scenic environment that Theni has, it is one of the most favoured shooting spots of the Tamil Film Industry.