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Vandiperiyar is a town in Idukki district, Kerala, India. It is known for tourism, tea and coffee plantations, black pepper and other spice products. A number of tea factories are situated in the town. The Periyar River flows through the city.

Vandiperiyar
Town
Vandiperiyar is located in Kerala
Vandiperiyar
Vandiperiyar
Location in Kerala, India
Vandiperiyar is located in India
Vandiperiyar
Vandiperiyar
Vandiperiyar (India)
Coordinates: 9°34′12″N 77°5′26″E / 9.57000°N 77.09056°E / 9.57000; 77.09056Coordinates: 9°34′12″N 77°5′26″E / 9.57000°N 77.09056°E / 9.57000; 77.09056
CountryIndia
StateKerala
DistrictIdukki
Elevation
836 m (2,743 ft)
Population
 • Total19,519 (2,001)
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
685533
Vehicle registrationKL-37
Nearest cityKumily

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GeographyEdit

 
Lion-tailed macaque at Vandiperiyar

It is located at an altitude of 836 m above MSL.[1]

The Periyar River flows through Vandiperiyar.

LocationEdit

Vandiperiyar is on National Highway 183, directly connected with Kottayam. Thekkady is 18 km away.

EconomyEdit

 
Village vegetable shop

Tea, coffee and pepper plantations are abundant. They are the main source of income for a large number of people.

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