Coonoor is a town and a municipality in the Nilgiris district in the
state of Tamil Nadu, India. It is known for its production of Nilgiri
tea. Coonoor is located at an altitude of 1,800 m above sea level, and
is the second largest hill station in the Nilgiri hills. It is an ideal
base for a number of trekking expeditions leading into the Nilgiris.