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About Kodaikānāl

Kodaikanal (English: koDYEKAHnull) is a town and hill station in Dindigul district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. It is situated at an altitude of 2225 m in the Palani hills of the Western Ghats. Kodaikanal was established in 1845 to serve as a refuge from the high temperatures and tropical diseases during the summer in the plains. It is a popular tourist destination and is referred to as the "Princess of Hill stations" with much of the local economy is based on the hospitality industry serving tourism. As per the 2011 census, the city had a population of 36,501.

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