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Kannan Devan Hills

Kannan Devan Hills
village
Kannan Devan Hills
Kannan Devan Hills
Location in Kerala, India

Coordinates: 10°3′0″N 77°3′0″E / 10.05000°N 77.05000°E / 10.05000; 77.05000Coordinates: 10°3′0″N 77°3′0″E / 10.05000°N 77.05000°E / 10.05000; 77.05000

Country  India
State Kerala
District Idukki
Elevation 1,700 m (5,600 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 68,205
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)
Nearest city Munnar

Kanan Devan Hills is a village in Idukki district in the Indian state of Kerala.[1] The village of Kannan Devan Hills in Devikulam Taluk, was given on lease on 11th July, 1877 by the Poonjar Thampuran to John Daniel Munroe, of London and Peermedu, for coffee plantation. The lands and plantations were later resumed by the Government of Kerala by the KANNAN DEVAN HILLS (RESUMPTION OF LANDS) ACT, 1971. [2]

Today Kannan Devan Hills is a great tourist spot.[3]

Demographics

As of 2001 India census, Kanan Devan Hills had a population of 68205 with 34473 males and 33732 females.[1]


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