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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

What are the top facts about Coorg?

Anupriya Bedi DEC 10 2012
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While traveling to some place new, you need to know the DNA of the place. Isn’t it? So here are some of the top facts that will help you get to know the place better.

  • Coorg is set in the beautiful Western Ghats at an altitude of 1425 meters which explains its lush green and undying beauty all through the year.

  • Also known as Kodagu, Coorg has a land area that is four times larger than Hong Kong and seven times larger than Singapore. However, most of its area is covered by tall trees that are needed for coffee bush.

  • It is one of the highest producers of coffee in the country that is known for its blue color, clean beans and fine liquoring qualities which makes it a hit among the international markets.

  • Though, it has a bus station of its own, the nearest airport and railway stations are in Mangalore.

  • It’s preferable to wear cotton clothes in summer and light woollen clothes in winter as it’s never too hot or cold here.

  • Its history shares deep links with the British Raj as they were significantly a part of the coffee plantation, Coorg’s colonial buildings and a well built road network.

  • The best time to visit Coorg is from October to May. The summers here are from March to May followed by the monsoons from June to September and then winters from December to February.

  • The most attractive sightseeing spots in Coorg are the Madikeri, Omkareshwara Temple, Cauvery Nisargadhama , Bhagamandala & Telecauvery Wildlife Sanctuary and so on.

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