Coonoor

town in Nilgiris District

Coonoor is a municipality in the Nilgiris District in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. It is known for its production of Nilgiri tea. This town is the second-largest hill station in the Nilgiri hills after Ooty. Coonoor is home to the Pasteur Institute of India. This institute is responsible for producing anti-rabies vaccine and vaccines for government immunization programs.

Coonoor
A Foggy And Cloudy Day In Coonoor.jpg
Coonoor is located in Tamil Nadu
Coonoor
Coonoor
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 11°20′42″N 76°47′42″E / 11.34500°N 76.79500°E / 11.34500; 76.79500Coordinates: 11°20′42″N 76°47′42″E / 11.34500°N 76.79500°E / 11.34500; 76.79500
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictNilgiris
Government
 • TypeSelection Grade Municipality
 • BodyCoonoor Municipality
Elevation
1,850 m (6,070 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total45,954
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
643 10x
Telephone code91(0)423
Vehicle registrationTN 43

PopulationEdit

According to 2011 census, Coonoor had a population of 45,494. The population's sex-ratio is 1,058 females for every 1,000 males.[1] Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes consist of 27.92% and 23% of the population respectively.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Census Info 2011 Final population totals". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014.

Other websitesEdit

  •   Coonoor travel guide from Wikivoyage
  • Conoor Official history and tourism page on www.nilgiris.tn.gov.in.