Kinnakorai

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Kinnakorai
village
Kinnakorai is located in Tamil Nadu
Kinnakorai
Kinnakorai
Kinnakorai is located in India
Kinnakorai
Kinnakorai
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 11°13′0″N 76°40′0″E / 11.21667°N 76.66667°E / 11.21667; 76.66667Coordinates: 11°13′0″N 76°40′0″E / 11.21667°N 76.66667°E / 11.21667; 76.66667
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 643219

Kinnakorai is a village in Nilgiris District, Tamil Nadu.[1] The village consists of about 500 houses[citation needed] and sits about 60 km from Ooty Town and 135 km from Coimbatore city. The closest town Manjoor is 30 km by road.

Kinnakorai

Previously, coffee was grown but now the main income source is tea cultivation.[2] Apart from tea, people cultivate vegetable gardens for household use.

The nearest railway station to Kinnakorai is Lovedale which is located in and around 44.8 km distance.

Languages[edit]

Badaga is the main language for in this village, which has no script and spoken by about 245,000 Badagas in 200 villages in the Nilgiris.  

Religion[edit]

Badagas worship several Hindu deities, including Shiva. But their main deity is "IYYA and HETTY" and they celebrate "Devva Habba" in a grand fashion which spreads over a month during June -July every year, and the festival is celebrated all over the district.

See also[edit]

Badagas

References[edit]

  1. ^ "India Water Portal". Retrieved 2011-12-13. 
  2. ^ "The Hindu". Retrieved 2001-12-13.