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Munnar, premium hill station is located in Kerala, state in South India. Munnar hills are situated at an altitude of 5000 to 8000 Ft above sea level, which is situated at the confluence of three-mountain stream - Mudrapuzha, Nallathani & Kundala.Located in the southern western Ghat the place is encircled by wooded hills of the Annamalai Ranges, with the to wearing bulk of Anamudi, which is peninsular India’s highest peak, at 2695m.

During British rule the Munnar was developed as major tea plantation. At that time people around the Munnar were labourers and were working in plantations. A few bungalows used during British Managers are still in use.Munnar also has the highest peak in South India - Anamudi; Anamudi is an ideal spot for trekking. The high ranges of Munnar were earlier known as Kannan Devan Hills, named after a certain Kannan Devan, who had been land lord in the Anchanad Valley on the eastern side of the district. The main cultivation crops in Munnar are Tea and Coffee. The entire area is also known as "high range" and rarely Kannan Devan Hills, from which the famous brand of the Tatas gets its name.

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