Idukki district

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Idukki is one of the 14 districts of Kerala state, India, created on 26 January 1972 bifurcating Kottayam District.wikipedia
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Painavu

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In June 1976 it was moved to Painavu.
Painavu is the administrative headquarters of Idukki district of Kerala, India.

Thodupuzha

ThodupolayThodupuzha MunicipalityThodupuzha, Kerala
Idukki district consist of five taluks: Thodupuzha, Devikulam, Idukki, Udumbanchola and Peerumedu. Vagamon is a hill station situated 1200 meters above sea level, 37 km from Pala and 42 km from Thodupuzha.
Thodupuzha is a municipality in Idukki district in the Kerala state of India, spread over an area of 35.43 km 2.

Thrissur district

ThrissurTrichurTrichur district
The district borders the Kerala districts of Pathanamthitta to the south, Kottayam to the southwest, Ernakulam to the northwest and Thrissur to the north and Coimbatore, Dindigul, small parts of Tenkasi, Tiruppur, Theni and Virudhunagar districts of Tamil Nadu to the east.
Thrissur district is bordered by the districts of Palakkad and Malappuram to the north, and the districts of Ernakulam and Idukki to the south.

Coimbatore district

CoimbatoreCoimbatore RuralCoimbatore Rural District
The district borders the Kerala districts of Pathanamthitta to the south, Kottayam to the southwest, Ernakulam to the northwest and Thrissur to the north and Coimbatore, Dindigul, small parts of Tenkasi, Tiruppur, Theni and Virudhunagar districts of Tamil Nadu to the east.
The region is bounded by Tiruppur district in the east, Nilgiris district in the north, Erode district in the north-east, Palakkad district, Idukki district and small parts of Thrissur district of neighboring state of Kerala in the west and south respectively.

Udumbanchola

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Idukki district consist of five taluks: Thodupuzha, Devikulam, Idukki, Udumbanchola and Peerumedu.
Udumbanchola is a taluk in Idukki district of Kerala state in India.

Pathanamthitta district

PathanamthittaKozhenchery Pathanamthitta
The district borders the Kerala districts of Pathanamthitta to the south, Kottayam to the southwest, Ernakulam to the northwest and Thrissur to the north and Coimbatore, Dindigul, small parts of Tenkasi, Tiruppur, Theni and Virudhunagar districts of Tamil Nadu to the east.
According to the 2011 Census of India, the population was 1,197,412, making it the third least populous district in Kerala (out of 14), after Wayanad and Idukki.

Devikulam

DeviculamDevikulam (SC)Devikulam Lake
Idukki district consist of five taluks: Thodupuzha, Devikulam, Idukki, Udumbanchola and Peerumedu.
Devikulam is a small hill station about 5 km from Munnar in the Idukki District of the southern state of Kerala, India.

Kerala

Kerala stateKerala, Indiastate of Kerala
Idukki is one of the 14 districts of Kerala state, India, created on 26 January 1972 bifurcating Kottayam District.
The Western Ghats rise on average to 1,500 m above sea level, while the highest peaks reach around 2,500 m. Anamudi in the Idukki district is the highest peak in south India, is at an elevation of 2,695 m. The Western Ghats mountain chain is recognised as one of the world's eight "hottest hotspots" of biological diversity and is listed among UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Ernakulam district

ErnakulamEranakulam districtDistrict of Ernakulam
The district borders the Kerala districts of Pathanamthitta to the south, Kottayam to the southwest, Ernakulam to the northwest and Thrissur to the north and Coimbatore, Dindigul, small parts of Tenkasi, Tiruppur, Theni and Virudhunagar districts of Tamil Nadu to the east.
It is surrounded by Thrissur District to north, Idukki District to the east, Alappuzha and Kottayam districts to the south and Lakshadweep sea to west.

Idukki township

Idukki
Idukki Dam, Asia's largest Arch Dam is located at Idukki Township of Idukki Taluk.
Idukki is a township in Idukki district near to the district headquarter Painavu in the state of Kerala, southern India.

Anamudi

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Anamudi is the highest point in Idukki District and Kerala and South India.Anamudi and Meesapulimala are the 2 highest peaks in India south of the Himalayas, Anamudi is in the Kuttampuzha Panchayat of Adimali Block, in the Kannan Devan Hills Village of Devikulam taluk.
It is the highest peak in the Western Ghats and South India, at an elevation of 2695 m and a topographic prominence of 2479 m. It lies on the border of Devikulam Taluk, Idukki district and Kothamangalam Taluk, Ernakulam district.

Western Ghats

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Idukki lies in the Western Ghats of Kerala.
The Western Ghats have several man-made lakes and reservoirs with major lakes at Ooty (34 ha) in Nilgiris, Kodaikanal (26 ha) and Berijam in Palani Hills, Pookode lake, Karlad Lake in Wayanad, Vagamon lake, Devikulam (6 ha) and Letchmi (2 ha) in Idukki, Kerala.

Theni district

TheniTeniDistrict of Theni
The district borders the Kerala districts of Pathanamthitta to the south, Kottayam to the southwest, Ernakulam to the northwest and Thrissur to the north and Coimbatore, Dindigul, small parts of Tenkasi, Tiruppur, Theni and Virudhunagar districts of Tamil Nadu to the east.
The district is bounded by Dindigul District to the north, Madurai District to the east, Virudhunagar District to the southwest, and Idukki district of the Kerala State to the west.

Kottayam district

KottayamKidangoorKottaym District
The district borders the Kerala districts of Pathanamthitta to the south, Kottayam to the southwest, Ernakulam to the northwest and Thrissur to the north and Coimbatore, Dindigul, small parts of Tenkasi, Tiruppur, Theni and Virudhunagar districts of Tamil Nadu to the east. Idukki is one of the 14 districts of Kerala state, India, created on 26 January 1972 bifurcating Kottayam District.

Meesapulimala

Anamudi is the highest point in Idukki District and Kerala and South India.Anamudi and Meesapulimala are the 2 highest peaks in India south of the Himalayas, Anamudi is in the Kuttampuzha Panchayat of Adimali Block, in the Kannan Devan Hills Village of Devikulam taluk.
Meesapulimala (Malayalam: മീശപ്പുലിമല) is the highest peak in the Western Ghats of Idukki district (Kerala) on the Indian subcontinent after Anamudi.

Kottayam

Kottayam districtKottayam CityManganam
At that time, the district headquarters was at Kottayam.
and is situated in the basin of the Meenachil River and in the basin of the Vembanad backwaters, which are formed from several streams in the Western Ghats in Idukki district.

Munnar

Munnar Town
Munnar was the summer resort of the British Government in the south. It is located about 15 km from Nedumkandam on the Munnar-Thekkady route.
Munnar is a town and hill station located in the Idukki district of the southwestern Indian state of Kerala.

Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary

Chinnar Wildlife
However, some species continue to survive and thrive in several protected areas nearby, including the new Kurinjimala Sanctuary to the east, the Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Manjampatti Valley and the Amaravati reserve forest of Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary to the north east, the Eravikulam National Park and Anamudi Shola National Park to the north, the Pampadum Shola National Park to the south and the proposed Palani Hills National Park to the east.These protected areas are especially known for several threatened and endemic species including Nilgiri Thar, the grizzled giant squirrel, the Nilgiri wood-pigeon, elephant, the gaur, the Nilgiri langur, the sambar, and the neelakurinji (that blossoms only once in twelve years).
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary is located 18 km north of Marayoor on SH 17 in the Marayoor and Kanthalloor panchayats of Devikulam taluk in the Idukki district of Kerala state in South India.

Eravikulam National Park

AnamudiEravikulamEravikulam plateau
However, some species continue to survive and thrive in several protected areas nearby, including the new Kurinjimala Sanctuary to the east, the Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Manjampatti Valley and the Amaravati reserve forest of Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary to the north east, the Eravikulam National Park and Anamudi Shola National Park to the north, the Pampadum Shola National Park to the south and the proposed Palani Hills National Park to the east.These protected areas are especially known for several threatened and endemic species including Nilgiri Thar, the grizzled giant squirrel, the Nilgiri wood-pigeon, elephant, the gaur, the Nilgiri langur, the sambar, and the neelakurinji (that blossoms only once in twelve years).
Eravikulam National Park is a 97 km 2 national park located along the Western Ghats in the Idukki district of Kerala in India.

Virudhunagar district

VirudhunagarVirudunagarVirudhu Nagar district
The district borders the Kerala districts of Pathanamthitta to the south, Kottayam to the southwest, Ernakulam to the northwest and Thrissur to the north and Coimbatore, Dindigul, small parts of Tenkasi, Tiruppur, Theni and Virudhunagar districts of Tamil Nadu to the east.
The district is bounded by Sivagangai district and Madurai district on the north, Tenkasi district and Tuticorin District to the south and Ramanathapuram District on east Theni district to the northwest and Idukki district of Kerala to the west.

Periyar (river)

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Thirteen other peaks in the district exceed a height of 2000 m. The Periyar, Thodupuzhayar, Muthirappuzhayar and Thalayar are the important rivers of the district.
The river drains parts of Idukki, Ernakulam and Thrissur districts in Kerala and Coimbatore district in Tamil Nadu.

Manjampatti Valley

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However, some species continue to survive and thrive in several protected areas nearby, including the new Kurinjimala Sanctuary to the east, the Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Manjampatti Valley and the Amaravati reserve forest of Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary to the north east, the Eravikulam National Park and Anamudi Shola National Park to the north, the Pampadum Shola National Park to the south and the proposed Palani Hills National Park to the east.These protected areas are especially known for several threatened and endemic species including Nilgiri Thar, the grizzled giant squirrel, the Nilgiri wood-pigeon, elephant, the gaur, the Nilgiri langur, the sambar, and the neelakurinji (that blossoms only once in twelve years).
To the south and west it adjoins Munnar forest Division and Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary in Idukki District, Kerala.

Vagamon

Wagamon
Vagamon is a hill station situated 1200 meters above sea level, 37 km from Pala and 42 km from Thodupuzha.
Vagamon, also spelt Wagamon, is an Indian hill station town primarily located in Peerumade taluk of Idukki district (majority area including Vagamon town), and also Meenachil taluk and Kanjirappally taluk of Kottayam district in the state of Kerala, India.

Thekkady

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It is located about 15 km from Nedumkandam on the Munnar-Thekkady route.
Thekkady (Idukki district) is a town near Periyar National Park, an important tourist attraction in the Kerala state of India.