Sirwar

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Sirwar
Village
Sirwar is located in Karnataka
Sirwar
Sirwar
Coordinates: 16°10′26″N 77°1′21″E / 16.17389°N 77.02250°E / 16.17389; 77.02250Coordinates: 16°10′26″N 77°1′21″E / 16.17389°N 77.02250°E / 16.17389; 77.02250
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Raichur district
Population (2001)
 • Total 15,975
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 584129
Telephone code 08538
Vehicle registration KA-36

Sirwar also spelled as Sirawara is a village in the Manvi taluk of Raichur district in Karnataka state, India.[1][2] Sirwar is one of the fastest growing towns in Karnataka and is famous for Paddy (Sona Mossurie Rice - is one of the best quality in the world). The business center for almost 30 villages across the region. It is also famous for litchi, which it exports in tonnes.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Sirwar had a population of 15975 with 8106 males and 7869 females.[1]

Geography[edit]

Sirwar is situated in Southern part of India and Northern part of Karnataka. Karnataka State highway 20 also called (Raichur-Bagalakote Road) passes through Sirwar and Sirwar is 36 km from the district headquarters Raichur, approx. 500 km from Bangalore, and belongs to the Raichur region.
Climate of the town is hot during the months of March to mid June and pleasant rest of the year. Pretty cool nights and mornings during Dec-Jan.

History[edit]

The name of the Sirwar (syn. siri-war) comes from (Siri) in Kannada Siri- Rich Place. The town is economically rich place.

Living Style[edit]

Sirwar has a decent living style with traditional flavour.

Food[edit]

Main food in the Sirwar town is Rice, Rotti/Khadak(Crispy) Rotti, Chapathi, Curries(Vegetable). Famous for spicy chicken shops too.

Occupation[edit]

Agriculture is the main occupation, this place is being called as Punjab for its rich and modern agriculture. And also Finance is the major business apart from retail business.

Tourist Attraction[edit]

Pretty simple place to see. There few historical places and temples to see.

  • Sajjalagudda Sharnamma Ashram MATT,AND ASHOK MAHARAJA MASKI SHASANA,HATTI GOLD MINS IN LINGASUR TALUKA. At Deodurga Road (@Galag Farms)

http://wikimapia.org/#lat=16.1770066&lon=77.0306611&z=16&l=0&m=b

  • Bayalu hanuman temple is very famous
  • oora Bhavi
  • Eshawar Temple
  • venkateshwara temple
  • Gaddige matta
  • devi mane
  • anjaneya temple pwd camp
  • sri rama mandira jalapur camp
  • megala matta

Famous Festivals[edit]

  • Diwali(Deepawali)
  • Yellu Amavsya
  • Ganesh Fest.
  • vijaya dashami
  • sankranti
  • yugadi


  • Dussera
  • Christmas
  • Ramzan

There is also bull racing during Kara-Hunime. Similar to bull racing in Spain and other European countries. Vadavatti village is near to Sirwar (15 km) in Vadavatti we can see ranganath swamy temple which is on small hill.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Village code= 525400 "Census of India : Small town with population 5000 & above". Retrieved 2008-12-18. 
  2. ^ "Yahoomaps India :". Retrieved 2008-12-18.  Sirwar, Raichur, Karnataka

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