Chinchali

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Chinchali
village
Chinchali is located in Karnataka
Chinchali
Chinchali
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 16°33′53″N 74°48′58″E / 16.5647°N 74.816°E / 16.5647; 74.816Coordinates: 16°33′53″N 74°48′58″E / 16.5647°N 74.816°E / 16.5647; 74.816
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Belgaum
Talukas Raybag
Population (2001)
 • Total 15,949
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 591217
Telephone code 08331(STD)
Nearest city miraj

Chinchali is a village in the southern state of Karnataka, India.[1][2] It is located in the Raybag taluk of Belgaum district in Karnataka.

Chinchali is a place on which the blessings of goddess "MAYAKKADEVI" are always there. The people of Chinchali worship "Mayakkadevi". There are lakhs of devotees of this goddess. Mayakkadevi is worshipped in most regions of the north Karnataka like Belgaum, Bagalkot, Dharwad etc. She is not only worshipped in Karnataka but also in Maharashtra. Actually speaking she has more number of devotees in Maharashtra than Karnataka. People from places like Sangli, Miraj, Satara, Karad, Mumbai, Karad arrive to render religious reverence and homage to her during her fest which lasts more than a month.

There is a lot to say about this Goddess. To know more about Mayakkadevi visit the site below. Dedication of Young children to god mayakkadevi as devdasis is still going on

http://www.chinchalimayakkadevi.com

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Chinchali had a population of 15949 with 8244 males and 7705 females.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Village code= 24400 "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Retrieved 2008-12-18. 
  2. ^ "Yahoomaps India : Chinchali, Belgaum, Karnataka". Retrieved 2008-12-18. 

External links[edit]

' There is a famous temple of Goddess "Mayakkadevi" in "Chinchali". Click on the link below to know more about the temple.'