Kudligi

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Kudligi
city
Kudligi is located in Karnataka
Kudligi
Kudligi
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 14°54′N 76°23′E / 14.9°N 76.38°E / 14.9; 76.38Coordinates: 14°54′N 76°23′E / 14.9°N 76.38°E / 14.9; 76.38
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Bellary
Named for Tamarind Plants
Elevation 596 m (1,955 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 21,855
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Kudligi is a panchayat town in Bellary district in the India state of Karnataka.

Geography[edit]

Kudligi is located at 14°54′N 76°23′E / 14.9°N 76.38°E / 14.9; 76.38.[1] It has an average elevation of 596 metres (1955 feet). The oldest temple, Shri Hulikunteraya Temple, Bommaghatta (Brahmaghatta), is 23 km away. The two main attractives of Kudligi Town is Mahatma Gandhiji Chithabasma located at play ground named mahadeva mylara play ground and National Highway 13. Jarmali Forest and Shivapura Forest are the main forest areas, people mainly depends upon largely grown tamarind and its parts. The Biggest Banyan tree troops nearby town is most attractive. Literacy is low due to unemployment,major occupation is Agriculture and mining.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Kudligi had a population of 21,855. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kudligi has an average literacy rate of 54%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 62%, and female literacy is 46%. In Kudligi, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Kudligi
  2. ^ "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.