It is located in the cardamom-growing region of kerala, and also houses a number of tea and coffee plantations. It is also a road junction with roads connecting to Tamil Nadu, Munnar, and Kochi. The Anayirankal reservoir is 4 km up the road from Poopara.
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As of 2011 India census, Poopara had a population of 8,231 with 4,137 males and 4,094 females. 728 of the population is under six years of age.