NILGIRI: The City of Blue Mountains

Nilgiri Mountains

Positioned at the ghat of the Sahyadri hills, Nilgiri is an eye-catching hill station in Indian state Tamil Nadu. There are 24 peaks in Nilgiri Mountains with an average height of above 6600 ft. Doddabetta is the highest peak with 8652 ft height. The Nilgiri hills are parts of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve and itself also part of the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves. The headquarters of Nilgiri district is Udhagamandalam.  The Nilgiri mountain connectivity train is known by toy train. It is famous for its colorful festival and…

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Madurai: The Athens of the East

Athens, Hadrian's Library

Madurai, the third largest city in Tamil Nadu, is the cultural capital of Tamil Nadu. Positioned on the banks of River Vaigai, this city has emerged as the 25th most populated city in the country. Madurai Sultanate, Cholas, Pandyas, Vijayanagar Empire, Carnatic kingdom, Madurai Nayaks, and the British East India Company ruled this city at different times. Madurai is an important centre for education, automobile industry, rubber industry, chemical industry, and granite industry. It has gradually emerged among the popular choices of tourist loving people. Paddy is the major crop…

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India's city starved states

Kolkata, India’s former capital and oldest operating port, is located on the east bank of the Hooghly River. The city of joy which was formerly known as Calcutta is the third most populated city, with 15.3 million people, in India. It was the most populated city in the country till 1971. Obviously, it is the largest city of West Bengal in terms of population and area covered. Do you know the second largest city in West Bengal or Karnataka? No problem if you don’t know because the fault is not…

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