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Nilgiris District

The Nilgiris District நீலகிரி மாவட்டம் is in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Nilgiri or Blue Mountains when translated into English) is also the name given to a range of mountains spread across the states of Tamilnadu as well as Karnataka and Kerala. The Nilgiri Hills are part of a larger mountain chain known as the Western Ghats. The highest point is the mountain of Doddabetta, with a height of 2,623 m. The district is mainly contained within this mountain range. The district headquarters is Udhagamandalam, popularly know as Ooty. It was ranked first in a comprehensive Economic Environment index ranking of districts in Tamil Nadu not including Chennai prepared by Institute for Financial Management and Research in August 2009.
Nilgiris-district

Website

Official website of District Collectorate, Nilgiris

 

Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District(s) Nilgiris
Subdistrict Udhagamandalam, Coonoor, Kundah, Kotagiri, Gudalur, Pandalur
' 1882
Headquarters Udhagamandalam
Largest city Udhagamandalam

 

Collector & District Magistrate Thiru Anandrao Vishnu Patil IAS
Legislature (seats) Selected(3)

 

Population
• Density
• Metro
762,141[1] (2001 [update] )
• 421.97 /km2 (1,093 /sq mi)
• 454,609 (2001 [update] )
Sex ratio M-49.6%/F-50.4% ♂ / ♀
Literacy
• Male
• Female
80.01%%
• 83.9%%
• 74.26%%
Language(s) Tamil

 

Area
• Elevation
• Coastline
2,452.5 km2 (947 sq mi)
• 2,789 m (9,150 ft)
• 0 km (0 mi)
Climate
• Precipitation
Temperature
• Summer
• Winter

•      3,520.8 mm (138.6 in)
•      -6 °C (21 °F)
•      6 °C (43 °F)
•      -12 °C (10 °F)

 

Revenue Divisions

2

Taluks

6

Blocks

4

Corporation & Municipalities

4

Town Panchayats

11

Revenue Villages

54

Panchayat Villages

35



 

 

 
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