District :  Kodagu
 Head quarters :  Madikeri or Mercara
 Populations :  Approximately 8 lakhs
 Main Rivers :  Cauvery, Lakshmanathirtha
 Main Crops :  Coffee, Pepper, Cardamom, Orange, Paddy
 Temperature :  Min 10C Max 30C

 Average Rainfall:

 2700 mm
 Sea level :  4000 ft
 Monsoon :  June to August
 Ideal time to visit:  365 days
 Nearest Airport :  Mangalore - 155 kms, Bangalore - 310 kms
 Nearest Railway Station :  Mysore - 125 kms, Mangalore - 145 kms
 Languages :  Kodava, Kannada, Hindi, English & Malayalam
 Local Dishes :  Kadambuttu ( Rice Dumblings), Pandi Curry (Pork Curry), Noolputtu (Rice Noodles), Koli Curry (Chicken Curry), Votti (Rice Rotti), Bambale Curry (Bamboo shoot Curry)