Haliyal

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Haliyal
ಹಳಿಯಾಳ
town
Haliyal is located in Karnataka
Haliyal
Haliyal
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 15°19′50″N 74°45′53″E / 15.33056°N 74.76472°E / 15.33056; 74.76472Coordinates: 15°19′50″N 74°45′53″E / 15.33056°N 74.76472°E / 15.33056; 74.76472
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Uttara Kannada
Taluka Haliyal
Elevation 559 m (1,834 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 20,652
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Uttara Kannada
Vidhan Sabha constituency Haliyal

Haliyal (Kannada: ಹಳಿಯಾಳ) is a Panchayat town in Uttara Kannada in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is the headquarters town for Haliyal Taluka. It can be classified as a main-road town. The NH-63 (India) highway passes through it.

Geography[edit]

Haliyal has an average elevation of 559 metres (1834 feet).

Places to see[edit]

  • Haliyal Fort
  • Mallikarjuna Temple
  • Tulaja Bhavani Temple
  • Port garden and deer park
  • Lord Ganesh Temple
  • EID Parry (I) Ltd.'s, Sugar, Power, Distillery Industry
  • Temples of B.K.Halli Village
  • Siddharudh Math K.K Halli village
  • V.R.Deshpande Memorial Trust College Campus
  • KLS Engineering college

Demographics[edit]

In the 2001 Indian census, Haliyal had a population of 20,652. Males constituted 51% of the population. Haliyal had an average literacy rate of 66%, higher than the national average (59.5%); male literacy was 72%, and female literacy was 60%. In 2001 in Haliyal, 13% of the population was under 6 years of age.[1] Kannada is the main language spoken in the city along with urdu.

Media[edit]

Karwar eNews[2] is a major local newspaper in the region.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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. 
  2. ^ http://www.karwarenews.com Karwar website

Forts in Karnataka