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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

How is Coorg geoprahically oriented?

Shikha Gautam DEC 10 2012
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Coorg, the former anglicised name of Kodagu is a thriving coffee plantation town in Karnataka, India. Situated on the Western Ghats of southwestern Karnataka, it is one of the least populous amongst the 30 districts in the State.

  • Neighbours
    Madikeri, also known as Mercara is the headquarters of Kodagu. Coorg shares its borders with Dakshina Kannada district to the northwest, Hassan district to the north, Mysore district to the east, Kannur district of Kerala to the southwest and the Wayanad district of Kerala to the south.

  • Landscape
    Independent until 1956, Coorg was then incorporated into the state of Karnataka. Comprising of three taluks- Madikeri, Virajpet and Somwarpet, Coorg is an enchanting town of sloping hills, deep valleys, beautiful rivers and raw natural beauty. Known as the Scotland of India, for its wet and windy climate, Coorg is gradually gaining popularity as a famous tourist destination.

  • Milieu
    One of the largest producers of pepper, cardamom and honey in the world, it is home to one of the seven major rivers of India, Cauvery or ‘Dakshina Ganga’, as it is fondly called. With a cool and pleasant climate all year around, the preferred time of visiting this divine hill station is October to February.

  • Tourist Heaven
    Offering a pleasant and charming experience, Coorg is an enthralling hill station. With its warm hospitality, delicious local cuisine and rejuvenating natural beauty, it is slowly climbing the chart of the most visited tourist destinations.

Explore, explore and explore some more. With a little something for everyone, Coorg eagerly awaits! Also take a look of Coorg packages for more fun filled trips around Coorg.

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