Nilgiris


Nilgiris - Tamilnadu


Nilgiris Bordering the Karnataka and Kerala states, the Nilgiris or Blue mountains is a veritable fairyland. It has hill stations at various altitudes and is a very popular travel destination. There are cloud-kissing peaks, dense forests, rushing streams, undulating emerald green plains, breath-taking view of sudden drops, valleys and glades. The entire area of the district, 2,500 sq.km. in extent is unique for it's elevation, natural beauty and tourist spots.
District Area 2479 Sq.km
Population 7,64,826 (2001 census)
Altitude 2,290 metres
District Headquarters Ooty (Ootacamund, Udhagamandalam )
Principle Hill Stations Ooty, Coonoor, Kotagiri and Gudalur
Climate Summer : Max. 25°C, Min. 10°C
Winter : Max. 21°C, Min. 5°C
Rainfall 1,960 mm
Season November to December & April to July.
Languages Badaga, Tamil, Kannada, Hindi, Malayalam and English
Clothing

Heavy Woolen in winter
Light Woolen in summer

Time 5.30 GMT
STD Code 0423
ISD Code + 91





 
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