Sattur is a town in the state of TamilNadu. It is known for its fire works and match industries. It comes under Virudhunagar District. The district has 8 taluk, namely Aruppukkottai, Kariapatti, Rajapalayam, Sattur, Sivakasi, Srivilliputur, Tiruchuli and Virudhunagar.
For name sake there is a dry river, Vaippar River in Sattur. Sattur is rich in black soil. It is good for cotton cultivation. So small scale textile industries are famous in and around Sattur. Transport facilities are in good condition. The town lies in national high ways and good railway connectivity.
Sattur is the first town gain popularity for the foundation of Pen Nib manufacturing industries. For so long it was the only place in India where pen nibs were manufactured. Not only this, Sattur also has many other small scale cottage industries like match industry, printing press, fire works.