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The Cardamom Hills are elevated regions in Kerala, India. Elevation ranges from 2,000 - 2,500 metres above sea level. It is well known for its spices grown in the cool regions. Cardamom, pepper and coffee are the main crops grown in these hills. Kerala is bounded by the Arabian Sea on the west and the Western Ghats on the east. ... Binomial name Elettaria cardamomum The name Cardamom is used for species within three genera in the Ginger family (Zingiberaceae), Elettaria, Amomum and Aframomum. ... Look up Pepper in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Charleston Hot peppers in varying stages of maturity. ... Coffee beans and a cup of coffee Coffee as a drink, usually served hot, is prepared from the roasted seeds (beans) of the coffee plant. ...

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It is a vast land of great variety; throughout the subcontinent the people, the geography, the cultures, the climate, the flora and the fauna are different.
In the North are the spectacular mountain ranges of the Himalaya with the gardens and lakes of Kashmir, the desert kingdom of Ladakh, the rhododendron forests of Darjeeling and Sikkim and the hill stations with meadows of wild flowers and forests of pine.
kms of the Cardamom Hills region of the Western Ghats.
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