Coorg, also known as Kodagu, is a region in Southern India, in between Goa and Kerala. Madikeri is a hill station town in Coorg. Coorg homes several communities with diverse ethnic origins. Coorgies or Kodavas are the main ethnic community. Gowdas (Arey bhashe gowdas or Coorg gowdas), Tamilians, Malayalees, Mophlas or Mapilles (Muslims) communities also share a part. There are some tribal groups such as the Kurubas, Kudiyas, Yeravas who are said to be the tribal origins of Coorg. Coorg is one of India’s famous travel destination and has been called the Scotland of India by the British and also called as the Kashmir of South India. Coorg’s natural beauty, the people, the culture and the food is the major attraction which draws people towards Coorg from all over the world.