Kodaikanal Location

Location Map of Kodaikanal

Location Map of Kodaikanal
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Where is Kodaikanal



Kodaikanal is located in the Didingul district of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is on the southern crest of the Palani hills about 120 kilometers away from Madurai.

The most attractive fact about Kodaikanal location is its position at an elevation of 2100 meters above sea level. The town is surrounded by rocky hills, waterfalls and wooded slopes on all sides.

The location of Kodaikanal is very strategic attracting many tourists to this place. It is located about 120 kilometers away from Madurai, towards the North West. Its distance from Chennai is about 510 kilometers. The distance between Kodaikanal and Coimbatore is about 262 kilometers. Bangalore is about 615 kilometers away from Kodaikanal.

The latitudinal position of Kodaikanal is between 10 degrees and 7 minutes and 10 degrees and 20 minutes north. The longitudinal location is 77 degrees and 16 minutes and 77 degrees and 77 degrees and 45 minutes east.

The nearest airport to Kodaikanal in South India is the one located in Madurai. This airport is well connected to other important cities of India. The place has a railway station of its own. To reach the hill station by train one needs to get down at the Kodai railway station, which is about 80 kilometers away from the town. The beautiful hill resort is well connected to the nearby towns and cities by regular bus service.

The extremely strategic Kodaikanal location has made the hill station very popular among the leisure travelers. Thus it's now considered to be the princess of all hill stations in India.

Last Updated on : 09/10/2013