Vandiperiyar

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Vandiperiyar
Town
Vandiperiyar is located in Kerala
Vandiperiyar
Vandiperiyar
Location in Kerala, India
Vandiperiyar is located in India
Vandiperiyar
Vandiperiyar
Vandiperiyar (India)
Coordinates: 9°34′12″N 77°5′26″E / 9.57000°N 77.09056°E / 9.57000; 77.09056Coordinates: 9°34′12″N 77°5′26″E / 9.57000°N 77.09056°E / 9.57000; 77.09056
CountryIndia
StateKerala
DistrictIdukki
Elevation
836 m (2,743 ft)
Population
 • Total19,519 (2,001)
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
685533
Vehicle registrationKL-37
Nearest cityKumily

Vandiperiyar is a town in Idukki district, Kerala, India. It is known for tourism, tea and coffee plantations, black pepper and other spice products. A number of tea factories are situated in the town. The Periyar River flows through the city.

Geography[edit]

Lion-tailed macaque at Vandiperiyar

It is located at an altitude of 836 m above MSL.[1]

The Periyar River flows through Vandiperiyar.

Location[edit]

Vandiperiyar is on National Highway 183, directly connected with Kottayam. Thekkady is 18 km away.

Economy[edit]

Village vegetable shop

Tea, coffee and pepper plantations are abundant. They are the main source of income for a large number of people.

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