Popularly known as Ooty has the official name as Udhagamandalam, is a town and a hill station (2,240 m - 7,350 ft), falling in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Ooty is a popular hill station located in the Nilgiri Hills. Town’s majority of income is based on tourism and agriculture. It was originally a tribal land and was occupied by the Todas along with other tribes who coexisted through specialization and trade. Ooty features a subtropical highland climate (Cwb) under Köppen climate classification. Located in the Blue Mountains of the Western Ghats, Ooty draws a large number of tourists every year. Lofty mountains, great lakes, dense forests, sprawling grasslands, miles of tea gardens and eucalyptus trees greet the visitors in route to Ooty. Places of interest are Government Rose Garden, Ooty Botanical Gardens (spread in 22 acres of area having around a thousand species, both exotic and indigenous, of plants, shrubs, ferns, trees, herbal and bonsai plants.), Ooty Lake (spread in 65 acres of area), Stone House (the first bungalow constructed in Ooty), Toda huts, Ooty Mountain Railway, St. Stephen's Church, Wax World, Ooty, Tribal Museum and Deer Park.