Ooty (short for Udhagamandalam) is a resort town in the Western Ghats mountains, in southern India's Tamil Nadu state. Founded as a British Raj summer resort, it retains a working steam railway line. Other reminders of its colonial past include Stone House, a 19th-century residence, and the circa-1829 St. Stephen’s Church. Its 55-acre Government Botanical Garden lies on the slopes of Doddabetta Peak.
- Elevation: 2,240 m
- Avg. annual temperature: 14.4 °C (58 °F)
- Weather: 12 °C, Wind SE at 3 km/h, 92% Humidity