Jog, Karnataka

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For the waterfalls of the same name see Jog Falls
Jog is located in Karnataka
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 14°11′50″N 74°48′24″E / 14.19734°N 74.80654°E / 14.19734; 74.80654Coordinates: 14°11′50″N 74°48′24″E / 14.19734°N 74.80654°E / 14.19734; 74.80654
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Shimoga
Population (2001)
 • Total 12,570
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Jog is located in Sagar taluk in Shimoga district of Karnataka state, India. The famous Jog Falls is near this village.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Jog Falls had a population of 12,570. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Jog Falls has an average literacy rate of 74%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 68%. In Jog Falls, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  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.