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Coordinates: 11°20′42″N 76°47′42″E / 11.34500°N 76.79500°E / 11.34500; 76.79500
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Coonoor is located in Tamil Nadu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 11°20′42″N 76°47′42″E / 11.34500°N 76.79500°E / 11.34500; 76.79500
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
 • TypeSelection Grade Municipality
 • BodyCoonoor Municipality
1,850 m (6,070 ft)
 • Total45,954
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
643 10x
Telephone code91(0)423
Vehicle registrationTN 43

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.

Population[change | change source]

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.

References[change | change source]

  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 websites[change | change source]

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