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Valparai

Administration
Native ameValparai
TypeHill Station
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictCoimbatore
Geography
Altitude1193 m
Demography
Total Population94962 (2001)
Other information
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
Pincode642127
Telephone04253
VehicleTN 41

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Valparai (Tamil: வால்பாறை) is a hill station in Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu,India. It is located 3,500 feet above sea level on the Anaimalai Hills range of the Western Ghats, at a distance of 100 km from Coimbatore and 65 km from Pollachi.There are 40 hairpin bends on the way to Valparai from Azhiyar. While major portions of the land is owned by private tea companies, large forest areas continue to be out of bounds. The Government of Tamil Nadu in collaboration with ITDC initiated Tourism promotion through infrastructure development including Resort hotels and Amusement parks to attract tourists.


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