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Coorg (Madikeri) is also known as the "Scotland of India". It is an endless expanse of scenic beauty - lush green valleys, coffee plantations, and majestic mountain ranges. With over 2,564 sq km carpeted shade of green and a land wrapped in white mist, Coorg, no wonder is a magical destination in Karnataka. It leaves a visitor spellbound during the rains.

Madikeri, the district headquarters of Kodagu is 252 km from Bangalore. It is located at an altitude of 1425 meters above sea level. Kodagu is believed to have been derived from the word ‘Krodhadesa’ meaning ‘Land of Anger’. Another story traces the origin of Kodagu to ‘Kannada Kundu’, which means dense forest on a steep hill. Coorg is located on the South west end of Karnataka in the Western + more about Coorg

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