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Immaculate Conception Church, Kinnigoli.
Immaculate Conception Church, Kinnigoli.
Kinnigoli is located in Karnataka
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 13°03′47″N 74°50′50″E / 13.0631°N 74.8473°E / 13.0631; 74.8473Coordinates: 13°03′47″N 74°50′50″E / 13.0631°N 74.8473°E / 13.0631; 74.8473
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Dakshina Kannada
Population (2011)
 • Total 16,608
 • Official Tulu, Kannada, Konkani, Beary, English, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 574150
Telephone code 0824
Vehicle registration KA-19
Nearest city Mangalore
Literacy 80%
Lok Sabha constituency Mangalore
Vidhan Sabha constituency Mulki-Moodabidri
MLA Abhay Chandra Jain
MP Nalin Kumar Kateel

Kinnigoli is a small town in Mangalore taluk. It is located approximately 32 km from Mangalore City, 5 km from Kateel (a famous Hindu pilgrimage center), 8 km from Mulki (5 km from Mulki Railway station) and 17 km from the Mangalore International Airport. Kinnigoli is a fast developing township[citation needed].

Kinnigoli is well connected by road with buses to all major cities and towns of the region. It is a central market place for surrounding villages like Damaskatte, Kirem, Aikala, Pakshikere, Kateel, Punaroor, Kilenjoor, S.kodi, Elinje,Sankalakariya, Patte, Guthakadu, Balkunje, Shimanthoor,Kerekad, Niddodi, Neerude, Talipady, Mundkur and Sacheripete. A weekly market is held on every Thursday.

The majority of the people in Kinnigoli work in agriculture. Paddy is the widely grown crop and is mostly grown for consumption rather than sale. Cash crops like Areca nut and cashew are grown in small packets of agricultural land or on uncultivable hillocks. Mango, jackfruit and tamarind trees are scattered over the farm lands.

Kinnigoli is rapidly urbanizing due to a large influx of expatriates returning to Kinnigoli (mostly from middle eastern countries) and settling down there[citation needed]. Kinnigoli has a hospital called Concetta Hospital which is run by the Bethany Sisters of the Little Flower, Mangalore.

Indian philanthropist and a cardiac surgeon Dr.Devi Prasad Shetty was born in Kinnigoli.

Educational Institutes In Kinnigoli[edit]

  • Pompei Degree College Aikala
  • Mulki Ramakrishna Punja Industrial Training Institute Thokur (MRPITI)
  • Pompei PU College Aikala
  • Pompei Primary & High School Aikala
  • Little Flower Composite PU College
  • St.Mary's Central School (CBSE)
  • Maryvale English Medium Primary & High School
  • St.Lawrence Indian School (CBSE)
  • Rotary English Medium School TygarajaNagar
  • Shimanthoor Sharada Model English High School (CBSE)
  • Govt. H.P.School Guthakadu
  • Govt. H.P.School Padmanoor

Banking in Kinnigoli[edit]

List of Banks in Kinnigoli


  • Sri Rama Mandira Kinnigoli
  • Sri Mookambika Temple Shanthinagar,Kinnigoli
  • Sri Mahalingeshwara Temple Elathuru,Kinnigoli
  • Sri Adi Janardhana Temple Shimanthoor,Kinnigoli
  • Sri Laxmi Janardhana Temple Elinje, Kinnigoli
  • Sri Vishwanatha Temple Punaroor,Kinnigoli


  • Immaculate Conception Church Kinnigoli
  • Our Lady of Remedies Church Kirem,Kinnigoli


  • Mohiyuddin Jumma Masjid Kinnigoli
  • Jumma Masjid Shanthinagar,Kinnigoli
  • Jumma Masjid Punaroor,Kinnigoli

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