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Belthangady is located in Karnataka
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
 • 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)
 • 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

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


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]


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).


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.


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


  • 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


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

Near Taluk[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. 

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