Category:Yercaud

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Yercaud 
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hill station in Salem District, Tamil Nadu, India
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Instance of hill station
Location Salem district, India
Elevation above sea level
  • 1,515 ±1 metre
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11° 46′ 45.84″ N, 78° 12′ 12.24″ E

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Yercaud is a hill station near Salem, Tamil Nadu, India in the Servarayan range of hills (anglicized as en:Shevaroys) in the Eastern Ghats. It is at an altitude of 1515 metres (4969 feet) above the mean sea level. The town gets its name from the lake located at its center - in Tamil "Yeri" means "lake" and "Kaadu" means "forest". Yercaud is known for coffee plantations and orange groves. It also has an orchidarium run by the en:Botanical Survey of India and a beautiful lake.

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