Coonoor is situated in the Nilgiris district of >Tamil Nadu. Primarily a tea plantation Coonoor is located in the Nilgiri Hills and is surrounded by tea plantations around it.
Best time to visit Coonoor
The climate of Coonoor is pleasant throughout the year.
- Summer - mild climate from April to June
- Winter - cool climate from November to February
- Monsoon - southwestern monsoons from July to September
|Area||2,006.9 acres (36 sq. km.)|
|Coordinates||27.3733° N, 88.2208° E|
|Population||1,951 (As per Indian census- 2001)|
|Languages Spoken||Hindi, English, Bhutia, Limbu, Lepcha and Nepali|
How to reach Coonoor
Coonoor can be reached easily by any three options of communication of the roads, railways or airways.
Coonoor is well connected by roads to Mettupalayam. This road is one of the Nilgiri Ghat Roads and moves on to Ooty after Coonoor. The Nilgiri Ghat Roads form the major road network for the entire district.
In India the Nilgiri Mountain Railway is one of the oldest railways. The Nilgiri passenger train provides transport from the town of Mettupalayam to Chennai through Coimbatore.
The nearest airport from Coonoor is Coimbatore. It is at a distance of 80 km by road. The airport at Coimbatore is well connected to different destinations within the country as well as a few international destinations.
Coonoor Tourist Attractions
- Laws Falls
- Dolphin's Nose
- Sim's Park
- Lamb's Rock
- Hidden Valley
- Droog Fort
Last Updated on : January 13, 2014