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Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Aravenu is a village in Kotagiri Taluk of The Nilgiris District, Tamil Nadu, India. The population is largely Badaga and it is thought to be an original Badaga Hatti.

It is located 5 km (3.1 mi) from Kothagiri on the Ooty to Mettupalayam State Highway 15. This is one of the Nilgiri Ghat Roads. A further road links Aravenu directly with Coonoor via Bandishola.

Catherine Falls is located 3 km (1.9 mi) from Aravenu.

This area is also very rich in wildlife. Indian bison can be spotted grazing in the wooded areas. Other animals that thrive here include leopards, spotted deer and wild boar.