Aland, Karnataka

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Aland
city
Aland is located in Karnataka
Aland
Aland
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 17°34′N 76°34′E / 17.57°N 76.57°E / 17.57; 76.57Coordinates: 17°34′N 76°34′E / 17.57°N 76.57°E / 17.57; 76.57
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Gulbarga
Area
 • Total 8 km2 (3 sq mi)
Elevation 480 m (1,570 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 35,308
 • Density 4,413.5/km2 (11,431/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 585 302
Telephone code 08477
Vehicle registration KA-32

Aland is a town in Gulbarga district in the state of Karnataka, India. It is the headquarters of Aland Taluk. Aland was formed in 1952 as a Town Municipal Council.

Geography[edit]

Aland is located at 17°34′N 76°34′E / 17.57°N 76.57°E / 17.57; 76.57.[1] It has an average elevation of 480 metres (1574 feet). The town is spread over an area of 8 km².[2]

Aland Taluk borders Gulbarga Taluk of Gulbarga district to the east, Afzalpur Taluk of Gulbarga district to the south, Basavakalyan Taluk of Bidar district to the north-west.

Aland is one of the Taluk in Gulbarga District in Karnataka State. Aland is 38.2 km from its District Main City Gulbarga. It is 612 km from its State Main City Bangalore. 520 km from Mumbai.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Aland had a population of 35,308. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Aland has an average literacy rate of 53%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with 60% of the males and 40% of females literate. 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc – Aland
  2. ^ The area of major towns in Karnataka has been mentioned in the webpage Population of Corporation/CMC/TMC/TP belonging to the Municipal Administration Department of the Government of Karnataka
  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.