Belthangady

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Belthangady
ಬೆಳ್ತಂಗಡಿ
town
Belthangady is located in Karnataka
Belthangady
Belthangady
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 12°59′19″N 75°16′31″E / 12.98861°N 75.27528°E / 12.98861; 75.27528Coordinates: 12°59′19″N 75°16′31″E / 12.98861°N 75.27528°E / 12.98861; 75.27528
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Dakshina Kannada
Taluka Belthangady
Area
 • Total 8.87 km2 (3.42 sq mi)
Elevation 685 m (2,247 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 7,635
 • Density 860/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 574 214
Telephone code 08256
Vehicle registration KA-21
Lok Sabha constituency Dakshina Kannada
Vidhana Sabha constituency Belthangady
Website http://www.belthangaditown.gov.in/

Belthangady is a panchayat town and the headquarters of Belthangady taluk of the Dakshina Kannada (South Canara) district of Karnataka state in India.

History[edit]

Belthangady was plundered and destroyed by Kodava troops during the Third Anglo-Mysore War, and shortly after was captured by the British in October 1799.[1]

Geography[edit]

Belthangady is located at 13°59′00″N 75°18′00″E / 13.9833°N 75.3°E / 13.9833; 75.3.[2] It has an average elevation of 685 metres (2247 feet).

Demographics[edit]

In the 2001 India census, the town of Belthangady had a population of 7,302. Males constituted 50% of the population and females 50%. Belthangady had an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 53% of the males and 47% of females being literate. In 2001 in the town of Belthangady, 11% of the population was under 6 years of age.[3]

In the 2011 census, the town of Belthangady had a population of 7,635.[4]

Tourist spots in the town of Belthangady[edit]

  • Chandkur Temple, Belthangady
  • Kuthyaru Somanatheshwara Temple, Belthangady
  • Most Holy Redeemer's Church, Beltangady[5]
  • Sanyasikatte Shree Parashurama Temple
  • Shree Mahadevi Marigudi, Belthangady
  • Shree Anantheshwa temple, Ballamanja, Belthangady
  • Shree Odilu Mahalingeshwara Temple, Odilu, Belthangady
  • Shree mudhadi maravandi kodamanithaya kshetra
  • jamalabhad fort nada manjjotti↔
  • Shri Udhbhava Raudhranatheshwara Temple, Nadubottu, Madanthyar.

Education[edit]

List of Colleges

  • Prasanna College of Education, Belthangady.
  • Kalpatharu Nursing school, Belthangady
  • Vani pre university college Belthangady
  • Mundaje Junior College,
  • Govt Junior College, Punjalakatte
  • Secred Heart P U Collage, Madanthyar
  • Govt First Garde College, Belthangady

Computer Education

  • Diya Computer Education

Offices

  • Taluk office Belthangady ( Tahsildar office )
  • Taluk Panchayath, Belthangady
  • Town Panchayath, Belthangady
  • C.D.P.O.Belthangady

Main Place in Belthangady[edit]

  • Belthangady
  • Ujire
  • Laila
  • Dharmasthala
  • Panakaje
  • Madanthyar
  • Kalleri
  • Kokkada
  • hosapatna
  • Manjjotti Nada
  • Parari valbail

Taluk Hobli[edit]

  • Belthangady
  • Kokkada
  • Venur

Hospitals[edit]

  • S.D.M.Hospital, Ujire
  • L.M.Pinto Hospital, Badyar
  • Govt Hospital, Belthangady
  • Benaka Hospital, Ujire

Near Taluk[edit]

Karkala

sullia

Bantwala

Puttur

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bhat 1998, p. 81
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc – Beltangadi
  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. 
  4. ^ "NPR Report: Karnataka: Dakshina Kannada: Beltangadi". National Population Register, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2011. 
  5. ^ "Belthangady church awaits body of Archibishop Ambrose Madtha". The Deccan Herald. 10 December 2012. Archived from the original on 30 April 2013. 

External links[edit]

Internet video[edit]