Kotagiri Town Panchayat

Town Profile

  1. Kotagiri Town Panchayat Located 30.93 K.M distance from The Nilgiris District.
  2. Nearest Railway Station Name : - , This Railway Station Located 0.00 k.m Distance from kotagiri
  3. Nearest Airport Located in : -
  4. Bus Route Details : : COONOOR-METTUPALAYAM ROAD
  1. AROKIYA MATHA CHURCH - Ward No : 11 - Street Name - KOVILMEDU
Festival Name How many Days Celebrated Which Month Celebrated No of Peoples ParticipatedNotified/Non Notified
Arokiyamatha Roman Cathalic Festival3SEP10000NOTIFIED
Nearest City Name Direction Distance from Town Panchayat
OOTYEast39.00 K.m
-West0.00 K.m

            Kotagiri is situated on the North Eastern  crest of the Nilgiris plateau at on elevation of 1990 Metres. Kotagiri, with its bracing climate occupies of this a position as the best in the Nilgiris and the second best in the world among at the Hill stations. This station has been promised as having the most salubrious and agreeable climate from the time of Lord Dalhousie who preferred the cool Kotagiri to be should capped stations on the Himalayan slopes.


            Kotagiri is the third Hill station of the Nilgiris plateau, It is 30 KM from Udhagamandalam, 24KM from coonoor and 32 KM from Mettupalayam. The average rain fall, is around 75”. Due to the protection offered by the High Mountain ranges, the South West Monsoons is not very strong. On October, November the North East Monsoons causes heavy down pours especially at night.


            Kotagiri has a long history of missionary settlements, a tarring perhaps with the German Mission. There are a number of beautiful churches and temples and a mosque. The main industry is a tea. Factories and tea gardens are the life blood of the place Potatoes and Cabbages are ground and sent down to the plains by lorry loads, Oranges, Pears, Plums and the other delicious fruits are grown.


            The total population of this Kotagiri Special Grade Town Panchayat is 28207 as per 2011 censes and having an area of 30.93 sq.kms.