Nilgiri Hills


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Nilgiri Hills

(ˈnɪlɡɪrɪ) or

Nilgiris

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(Placename) a plateau in S India, in Tamil Nadu. Average height: 2000 m (6500 ft), reaching 2635 m (8647 ft) in Doda Betta
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Noun1.Nilgiri Hills - hills in southern India
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By far the biggest tea-producing region is on the slopes of the Nilgiri Hills, or Blue Mountains followed by the lower ranges of the Anamallais Hills or Elephant Mountains and then Munnar with its high ranges, Travancore, the Wayanad Hills and the area around Chikmagalur in Karnataka.
The former newsreader's father was born in the Nilgiri Hills in southern India, and served in the Indian army, and she was excited to visit the land of his birth for the first time.
Alun had spent his leave at the home of a very hospitable and cultured English family in the Nilgiri Hills in Southern India at the end of July.
The company, based in the southern town of Ottacamund in the Nilgiri hills, went to court and won a stay order on any further proceedings that could lead to its closure.
Growing in clusters on short bushes, the flowers literally carpet the Nilgiri hills for four months from August to November, but the peak density is seen in late September and early October, giving the whole area an ethereal beauty.
Earlier couple of inventories of the Indian mosquito fauna was compiled by Christophers (3) and Barraud (4), and they have recorded 28 species with certainty from Nilgiri hills.
Nilgiri Hills (Tamil Nadu), Feb 3 ( ANI ): Five generations of a family recently came together to celebrate the 110th birthday of Rujam, believed to be the oldest woman in the Toda tribal community of Nilgiri Hills in Tamil Nadu.
Next is Ooty, fondly called the queen of hill stations, where expensive villas ranging from six million to thirty million rupees are considered a good bargain due to the city's location in Tamil Nadu state's Nilgiri hills or the blue mountains.
Its food was locally grown without any chemicals, it baked its bread, the coffee came from the Nilgiri Hills in the south of India and was always served with a tablet of homemade dark chocolate.
The Nilgiri hills of Tamil Nadu, India experiences cold weather and harsh monsoons.
Today it's grown in Kerala and Nilgiri Hills in India.
In the Nilgiri Hills, in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, emerald terraces of tea plantations stretch as far as the eye can see.