Information on Kodaikanal



Before visiting the enchanting hill station of Kodaikanal, one should have some very important information on Kodaikanal.

Whether a tourist or a business visitor, one might need to or be curious about some information on Kodaikanal like:
  • Brief history of Kodaikanal
  • The demography of the area
  • The climatic conditions and general weather of Kodaikanal
  • Places of interest in Kodaikanal
  • Modes of transportation
  • Emergency numbers
The history of Kodaikanal dates back to the 14th century when the Paliyan Tribe took refuge in the Kodai Hills. The modern Kodaikanal was constructed under the European supervision.

Kodaikanal has a population of about 33,000 covering an area of almost 22 Square Kilometers. The lovely city is situated at an altitude of 2,133 Meters and receives an average rainfall of 165 Centimeters.

The area witnesses a very pleasing climate and the best time to visit the hill station is between April to June and from September to October.

The two mostly spoken languages in Kodaikanal are English and Tamil. Kodaikanal is very easily approachable from all the major places of the state of Tamil Nadu.

The nearest railway station is the Kodai Road station, which is located 80 kilometers away from the city. The city is extremely well connected via road transportation. The nearest airport is Madurai with a distance of 135 Kilometers.

Some of the places to visit in Kodaikanal are Dolphin Nose, Vembadi Peak, Palani Hills, Coakers Walk, Kukkal Caves, and Pillar Rocks etc.



Last Updated on : 05 May 2011



     


     

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