ooty is a part of nilgiris located in tamil nadu district. ooty is surrounded by four hill towns belonging to the nilgiri range.the lattitudal positions of ooty is defined as 11 degrees and 24 minutes north and 76 degree and 42 minutes east longitudinally. it is about 2213 m above sea level. the four towns surrounding ooty are elk hill, dodabetta peak, snow down, club hill etc. the picturesque environment in ooty attracts thousands of tourists every year. the nearest airport is located at coimbatore about 90 km away from ooty. ooty hill station is well connected to other important cities by road and rails. it is about 160 and 178 km away from mysore , calicut respectively. the major town near to ooty is coimbatore .