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Malavalli is located in Karnataka
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 12°23′N 77°05′E / 12.38°N 77.08°E / 12.38; 77.08Coordinates: 12°23′N 77°05′E / 12.38°N 77.08°E / 12.38; 77.08
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Mandya
Elevation 610 m (2,000 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 35,800
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 571430

Malavalli is a taluk in Mandya district in the Indian state of Karnataka. The headquarters of Malavalli taluk is the town of the same name. Pincode of Malavalli is 571430. [1]


Malavalli town is located at 12°23′N 77°05′E / 12.38°N 77.08°E / 12.38; 77.08.[2] It has an average elevation of 610 metres (2001 feet).


Malavalli town is a very vibrant and active rural market. It stretches for a whole length of 4 km. There are two colleges in Malavalli. The government college is a little away from the town and Shanthi College is in the very middle of the town. Nearby are the Shivanasamudra waterfalls.[3]

Somanathapura Hoysala temple. Muthathi forest and Bheemeshwari Cauveri fishing camp near Halagur town. A Historical & Cultural Sri Adinadu Chikkamma Thayi Temple in Chottanahalli Village. [4] Also, Athmalingeshwara Kshethra near Bharathinagar (around 13 km from Malavalli) is of equal importance.


As of 2001 India census,[5] Malavalli had a population of 35,800. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Malavalli has an average literacy rate of 64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 69%, and female literacy is 58%. In Malavalli, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age. it has 186 villages as per 2001 census.

Reference notes[edit]

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  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Malavalli
  3. ^ Kumar, R. Krishna (August 5, 2005). "Nature's beauty beckons them". The Hindu. Retrieved 2006-11-10. 
  4. ^ "Bheemeshwari". 
  5. ^ "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.