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Bodi Mettu
போடி மெட்டு
Hill Station
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Bodi Mettu is located in Tamil Nadu
Bodi Mettu
Bodi Mettu
Bodi Mettu is located in India
Bodi Mettu
Bodi Mettu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 10°01′26″N 78°13′25″E / 10.02383°N 78.22352°E / 10.02383; 78.22352Coordinates: 10°01′26″N 78°13′25″E / 10.02383°N 78.22352°E / 10.02383; 78.22352
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Theni
Talukas Bodinayakanur
Elevation 1,500 m (4,900 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 733
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 625582
Telephone code 04546xxx
Vehicle registration TN 60 Z
Largest city Theni
Nearest city Bodinayakanur
Literacy 71%
Lok Sabha constituency Bodinayakanur

Bodimettu (Tamil: போடி மெட்டு) is a locality in Theni district in the state of Tamil nadu in India, near the border with Kerala.[1] It is 10 km from Poopara on the way to Bodinayakkanur by the side of National Highway 49, which runs from Madurai to Kochi. Bodimettu is the main cardamom-growing area of Tamil Nadu. It is close to famous tourist destinations such as Munnar, Marayur, Thekkady, Kodaikanal, Idukki Dam.


As of 2011 India census,[2] Bodimettu hill had a population of 733. Males constitute 390 of the population and females 343. Bodimettu hill has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 40%, and female literacy is 30%. In bodimettu, 57 of the population is under 6 years of age.[3]

Tourist Place: it is just 30 mints from Bodinayakannur, and the perfect place for picnic and spend a nice time with mountain views and chill weather of hill station, lot of developments are going to promote this place for tourist who come to visit Munnar, Chinnakanal and near by hill & tea gardens. new Hotels and Home stays have come up in last few years..


  1. ^ "Bodimettu Hill Station in theni district, tamil ndau". tamil ndau gov. Retrieved 2014-10-31. 
  2. ^ "Census of India 2011: Data from the 2011 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2014-11-04. 
  3. ^ "Bodi Hill North, Bodinayakanur, Theni, Tamil Nadu village population". population of india. Retrieved 2014-11-04.