Mulgund

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Mulgund
ಮುಳಗುಂದ
Mulagunda
Town
Mulgund is located in Karnataka
Mulgund
Mulgund
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 15°16′55″N 75°31′19″E / 15.28194°N 75.52194°E / 15.28194; 75.52194Coordinates: 15°16′55″N 75°31′19″E / 15.28194°N 75.52194°E / 15.28194; 75.52194
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Gadag
Taluk Gadag
Lok Sabha Constituency Haveri
Elevation 675 m (2,215 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 18,098
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 582117
Vehicle registration KA 26

Mulgund or Mulagunda (Kannada: ಮುಳಗುಂದ ) is a panchayat town in Gadag district in the Indian state of Karnataka.

Geography[edit]

Mulgund is located at 15°15′N 75°32′E / 15.25°N 75.53°E / 15.25; 75.53.[1] It has an average elevation of 675 metres (2214 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Mulgund had a population of 18,077. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Mulgund has an average literacy rate of 53%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 63%, and female literacy is 42%. In Mulgund, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Importance[edit]

Mulgund was the capital city of Mulgund 12 province. Mulgund is famous for the ancient Siddeshwara temple, Shobhaneshwara temple, Nagareshwara Temple and chaya chandranath jain temple that is on hill and unique.

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