Hebbur

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Hebbur
village
Hebbur is located in Karnataka
Hebbur
Hebbur
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 13°09′N 77°02′E / 13.150°N 77.033°E / 13.150; 77.033Coordinates: 13°09′N 77°02′E / 13.150°N 77.033°E / 13.150; 77.033
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Tumkur
Talukas Tumkur
Population (2001)
 • Total 5,951
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

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

The town is famous for Sri Kamakshi Sharada Mutt, with the goddess Kamakshi Sharada being the presiding deity. A very rare piece of Hindu iconography, called the 'Shri Chakra' made of panchaloha (an alloy of five metals), is installed in the shrine. It is supposed to represent the Primeaval Energy from which the whole universe issues forth and is held very auspicious by many a Hindu. This icon is believed to have been found in a deep well in this tiny town.

This town was earlier called as 'Ghanapuri', which is a Sanskrit translation of its Kannada name, Hebburu. The town had more than a 100 temples but most of them are in a bad shape now.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Hebbur had a population of 5951 with 3048 males and 2903 females.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Village code= 1577100 "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Retrieved 2008-12-18. 
  2. ^ "Yahoomaps India :". Retrieved 2008-12-18.  Hebbur, Tumkur, Karnataka

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