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About Municipality

   Kodaikanal, one of the famous hill resorts of Tamilnadu, is situated in Dindigul District, at about 120 km to the north west of Madurai City. It is located between latitude 10º7’ N – 10º20’ N and longitude 77º 16’ E – 77º 45’ E. It is also the head quarters for Kodaikanal Taluk. The Town is nearer to the important places like Dindigul, Madurai, Palani and Udumalpet. The municipality extends over an area of 21.45 with a population of 36501 as per 2001 census. Kodaikanal has got the privilege of being called as “The Princess of Hill Stations” and “Switzerland of India”. Kodaikanal is also famous for its Kurinji flower which blooms in the area once in every 12 years.

In 1845, Kodaikanal was started as a hill station in the palani hills at 7375 ft. The Palani Hills were first surveyed by British Lieutenant P.S. Ward in 1821. Kodaikanal Township was constituted as Municipality in 1899 and it became a Grade Two municipality in 1960, upgraded to first grade in the year 1975 and Selection Grade in 1983. Now it is a Special Grade Municipality with effect from 31-5-1994. The Municipal Council has been formed with 24 wards representatives.


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Thiru.P.Sathiyanathan B.Sc.
Municipal Commissioner
Municipal Office
Lake Road
Kodaikanal – 624101
Phone :-04542-241253












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Municipality at a Glance

  • General
    District  : Dindigul
    Region   : Madurai Region
    State       : TamilNadu
  • Area
    Total       : 21.65 Sq.Kms
  • Population
    Total      :  36501
    Male      :  18216
    Female  : 18285

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