Are Nilgiri Hills called Blue Mountains?
The term Nilgiris is the English equivalent of Nilagiri, Tamil for Blue Mountains. The strikingly blue colour of the hills is attributed to the clustered bloom of the mass-flowering species `Strobilanthes kunthiana’, called `Neela kurinji’ in Tamil on the hill-slopes.
Which city is known as Blue mountain?
Phawngpui (Pron: /ˌpʰɔ:ŋˈpʊɪ/), also known as Blue Mountain, is the highest mountain peak in the Mizo Hills (Lushai Hills) and in the state of Mizoram, India, with an elevation of 2157 m. It is in Lawngtlai district, in the southeastern region of Mizoram near the Myanmar border.