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|Elevation||878 m (2,881 ft)|
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Sidlaghatta is a town in the Chikkaballapur district in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is known for raw silk.There are 243 inhabited villages in the town. Sidlaghatta is the taluk headquarters. All the taluk administration lies with the taluk panchayat for the implementation of developmental schemes and their progress.
Sidlaghatta has an average elevation of 878 metres (2880 feet).
As of 2001[update], Sidlaghatta had a population of 41,105. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Sidlaghatta has an average literacy rate of 62%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 67%, and female literacy is 56%. In Sidlaghatta, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.
The climate is dry and hot during summer. The average rainfall is 768 mm, which is slightly above the district’s average rainfall. On average, it rains 45 days in a year.
About the town
Sidlaghatta has almost 100 villages, including anooru,Idludu, Melur, Malluru, Muttur, Yannanguru and Nadipinayakanahalli Kambadahalli Hemarlahalli. Sidlaghatta is known for its silk production. It has Asia's second biggest cacoon market. Anitha medicals is the oldest shop in j.cross
It is also main population of Muslims.
Rajanna M (JDS) is the current MLA (14th Karnataka assembly).
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Sidlaghatta
- "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.
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