Munirabad

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Munirabad
ಮುನಿರಾಬಾದ
village
Munirabad is located in Karnataka
Munirabad
Munirabad
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 15°19′N 76°20′E / 15.31°N 76.33°E / 15.31; 76.33Coordinates: 15°19′N 76°20′E / 15.31°N 76.33°E / 15.31; 76.33
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Koppal
Population (2001)
 • Total 8,113
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 08539

Munirabad also called as Huligi is a village in Koppal district in the Indian state of Karnataka.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 Indian census,[1] Munirabad had a population of 8,113. Males constituted 51% of the population and females 49%. Munirabad had an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy was 82%, and female literacy was 68%. In Munirabad, 12% of the population was under 6 years of age.

Munirabad is mostly an industrial area. It is full of greenery and very peaceful. The Tungabhadra River is situated nearby. A huge dam was built on this river. One can also go to Humpi which was built by Raja Krishna Dev Raya which is near Hospet, if one travels by a car or train from here.The Tungabhadra Dam is well known for its Park and Independence day celebrations.

Historic References[edit]

When Rama and Laxman were going to find Sita Mata they met Shabri, who was a devotee of Lord Rama, at Pampa Sarover which is near Munirabad. Bali Kila (Bali's Fort) is also situated near this place. One can also visit Rishyamookh Hill where Lord Rama and Hanuman met for the first time.

Places of interest[edit]

Munirabad is a place of great religious interest and also a paradise for tourists. The references to Munirabad go back to ramayana.
1. T.B Dam
2. Sports clubs
3. Huligemma Devi Temple
4. Pampa Sarovar
5. Bali Kila
6. Rishyamookh Hill
Huligamma devi temple is also the village deity for Huligi/Munirabad. The name Huligi is also derived from the goddess'name.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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.