|Status||Branch Office(Delivery) directly a/w Head Office|
|Head Office||Madikeri H.O|
|Location||Madikeri Taluk of Kodagu District|
|Telephone No||Not Available|
|Department Info||Kodagu Division South Karnataka Region Karnataka Circle|
|Address||Madikeri, Karnataka 571201, India|
|Indian Postal Code System Consists of Six digits. The first to digits represent the state, the second two digits represent the district and the Third two digits represents the Post Office.In this case the first two digits 57 represents the state Karnataka, the second two digits 12 represent the district Kodagu, and finally 01 represents the Post Office Makkandur B.O. Thus the Zip Code of Makkandur B.O, Kodagu, karnataka is 571201|
Madikeri is a hill station town in Karnataka state, India. Also known as Mercara, it is the headquarters of the district of Kodagu (also called Coorg). It is a popular tourist destination.
Madikeri was formerly known as Muddu raja keri. Muddurajakeri which means Mudduraja's town, was named after the prominent Haleri king, Mudduraja who ruled Kodagu from 1633 to 1687.
The form of the name often used in English, Mercara, is derived from Madikeri by a standard transformation of the retroflex 'd' to an 'r' consonant.
The history of Madikeri is related to the history of Kodagu. From the 2nd to the 6th century AD, the northern part of Kodagu was ruled by Kadambas. The southern part of Kodagu was ruled by Gangas from the 4th to the 11th century. After defeating the Gangas in the 11th century, Cholas became the rulers of Kodagu. In the 12th...More Info