Sulimalthe

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Sulimalthe
city
Sulimalthe is located in Karnataka
Sulimalthe
Sulimalthe
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 12°36′N 75°52′E / 12.6°N 75.87°E / 12.6; 75.87Coordinates: 12°36′N 75°52′E / 12.6°N 75.87°E / 12.6; 75.87
Country India
State Karnataka
District Kodagu
Elevation 1,027 m (3,369 ft)
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Sulimalthe (Kannada: ಸುಳಿಮಳ್ತೆ) [1] is a village in Kodagu district in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is located about 7 km away from Somwarpet town towards Shanivarsanthe. It is inside Doddamalthe Hobali. The village is famous for its coffee plantation and other agricultural activities.

Geography[edit]

Sulimalthe is located at 12°36′N 75°52′E / 12.6°N 75.87°E / 12.6; 75.87.[2] It has an average elevation of 1027 metres (3369 feet).

Plantations[edit]

Primary occupation of the people living here is agriculture and the plantation is Coffee and the village is full of coffee estates. Apart from that Black pepper, cardamum, banana is grown in the estates. Silver Oak trees which are grown for shade in the coffee estates are sold as timber which fetches the planters good revenue.A lot of citrus fruits are grown like orange, lime, sweetlime and many other varieties of this family.

Attractions[edit]

The Great White Egret or locally called Bellakki a native of Sulimalthe
Dolmen circles, Sulimalthe, Somwarpet
Honnamana Kere near Sulimalthe Village
Coorg Apples in Sulimalthe

A rare Coorg Apple which is similar to the European Apple is found in Sulimalthe village. Birds of varied species Wood Pecker, Great White Egret etc. are found in the surrounding Coffee Estates.

A Holy and Tourist place Honnamana Kere (Honnamana Lake) is located in the Village.

Languages spoken[edit]

Even though most of the people living here are Kannadigas, other languages like Kodava Takk, English, and Hindi are spoken by the people.

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