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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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

Other websites[change | change source]

  • Coonoor travel guide from Wikivoyage
  • Conoor Official history and tourism page on