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Category:Nilgiris

The Nilgiris (Tamil: நீலகிரி, literally: "Blue Mountains"), often referred to as the Nilgiri Hills, are a range of mountains with at least 24 peaks above 2,000 meters (6,562 ft), in the westernmost part of Tamil Nadu at the junction of Karnataka and Kerala states in Southern India. They are part of the larger Western Ghats mountain chain making up the southwestern edge of the Deccan Plateau. The Nilgiri tea is cultivated, packaged and sold in this area. The Western Ghats, Nilgiri Sub-Cluster, including all of Bandipur National Park, is under consideration by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee for selection as a World Heritage Site.

Location: 11°22′30″N 76°45′30″E / 11.375°N 76.75833333°E / 11.375; 76.75833333

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