Munnar is a small town amidst a hill station in Idukki district on the Western Ghats. The name ‘Munnar’ in Malayalam and Tamil means Three Rivers. It is named so as the three rivers Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala creates a confluence here. However the whole place is called Munnar at times.
It is a picturesque hill station carpeted with tea plantations which contribute to the scenic view around, whenever moved out of the town. The hill stations have many towns and villages where the inhabitants are mainly Tamilians and Malayalees. The tea plantations in the hills are owned and maintained by Tata Ltd. There are many Tea factories in the hills. The towns around Munnar are Marayoor, Devikulam and Adimaly. The pincode is 685612 and the STD code is 04865. The suitable time to visit Munnar is from September to June
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