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  • Author: Max Tillberg
  • Date Posted: Aug 25, 2015
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  • Address: Periakulam, India

Periyakulam is a town and a Municipality in Theni district in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Periyakulam has an average elevation of 280 metres. It is located at the foothills of the Western Ghats bordering the neighbouring state of Kerala. It is one of the most fertile places in the state of Tamil Nadu. Agriculture is the primary occupation for the population here. It is also known as the “Mango City”, as a major supply of mangoes from this city goes into Tamil Nadu’s mango output.

Tea estates

NameRegistratedCompanyArea Planted [Ha]Grant Area [Ha]Revenue DistrictSub DivisionPlantation District
Highwavys Tea Estate1962Hindustan Unilever Limited256.81498.39MaduraiPeriakulamMadurai
Kolukumalai Tea Estate1962Kottagudi Plantations Pvt. Ltd.8181MaduraiPeriakulamMadurai
Manalaar Tea Estate1962Hindustan Unilever Limited288.51633.67MaduraiPeriakulamMadurai
Venniar Tea Estate1962Hindustan Unilever Limited301.51133.96MaduraiPeriakulamMadurai

Source: Wikipedia

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