Malpe

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Malpe
Malpe
ಮಲ್ಪೆ

Malpe is part of Kodavoor Grama and Udipi Taluk
suburb
Nickname(s): Malapu
Malpe is located in Karnataka
Malpe
Malpe
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 13°22′46″N 74°40′23″E / 13.3795°N 74.6730°E / 13.3795; 74.6730Coordinates: 13°22′46″N 74°40′23″E / 13.3795°N 74.6730°E / 13.3795; 74.6730
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Udupi
Languages
 • Official Tulu, Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 576 116
Vehicle registration 1564

Malpe (Tulu/Kannada: ಮಲ್ಪೆ) is a natural port about six kilometers to the west of Udupi, Karnataka, India. An important port and fishing harbor on the Karnataka coast, It is a suburb in Udupi city . Malpe and the Mogaveera goes together. Malpe is a hub of Mogaveera population. Inhabitant for the millionaire businessmen of Mogaveera community. Tulu, Kannada and Konkani are spoken here.[1]

Geography[edit]

The Malpe Beach

In addition to being a port and a fishing hub, Malpe is also a beach town. Close to the mainland of Malpe are four rocky islands

  • Daria-Bahadurgad is the northernmost island
  • Kari-Illada-Kallu is the southernmost island
  • Daria-Gadara-Kalluthe is situated in between the abovementioned two islands
  • The fourth one is St. Mary's Islands, also called thonse paar

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Industry[edit]

The largest industry in Malpe is fisheries. Malpe is also known as the natural port and the largest port in karnataka. A considerable number of the population is engaged in fishing and in fish industries . Tile-manufacturing was another thriving industry in Malpe, as is the coconut industry. It is also known for the TEBMA shipbuilding company.*Malpe - Karnataka Tourism

Places of interest[edit]

The place of interest in Malpe is the scenic beach, which is popular among both locals and tourists. St. Mary's Islands is also a tourist destination.[3] Malpe also houses temples of Balarama and Ananteshwara. The temple of Balarama was built by Mogaveera king Maindan. The fort on the island of Daria-Bahadurgad, off the shores of Malpe, is said to have been built by Basavappa Nayaka of Bidanur.[4]

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