Coorg Fact File

Coorg Fact File

State                                  : Karnataka
District                              : Kodagu
District Headquarters       : Madikeri
Main Cities/Towns           : Madikeri, Virajpet, Somwarpet, Kushalanagar, Gonikoppal
Location                           : Western Ghats of  Karnataka
Area                                   : 4,102 Sq Km (1,584 sq mi)
Main Rivers                      : Cauvery, Lakshmanathirtha
Tourism Importance        : Popular Hill Station of India
Average Rainfall               : 4,000 millimetres (160 in)
Ideal time to visit             : 365 days
Tourism Season (Peak)    : November to May
Languages                        : Kodava Tak, Kannada, Malayalam, Tulu and English
Local Dishes                     : Kadambuttu (Rice Dumblings),  Pandi Curry (Pork Curry), Noolputtu
                                                  (Rice Noodles), Koli
Curry            
                                           (Chicken Curry),
Votti (Rice Rotti), Bambale Curry (Bamboo Shoot Curry)

Shopping Items                  : Coffee, Honey, Spices and Home made Chocolates
Nearest Railway Station   : Mangalore-140 km, Mysore-125 km, Hassan-110 km,Tellicherry-130kms, Kannur-130 km,
                                              Kasargod-120
km

Nearest Airport                : Mangalore (140 Km) and Mysore (130 Km)

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