Yelburga

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Yelburga
Yalaburga
city
Yelburga is located in Karnataka
Yelburga
Yelburga
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 15°38′N 76°01′E / 15.63°N 76.02°E / 15.63; 76.02Coordinates: 15°38′N 76°01′E / 15.63°N 76.02°E / 15.63; 76.02
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Koppal
Elevation 605 m (1,985 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 11,437
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 583236
Telephone code 08534
Vehicle registration KA 37
Website www.yelburgatown.gov.in

Yalaburga also called as Yelburga is a panchayat town in Koppal district in the Indian state of Karnataka.

Geography[edit]

Yelburga is located at 15°38′N 76°01′E / 15.63°N 76.02°E / 15.63; 76.02.[1] It has an average elevation of 605 metres (1984 feet). Yelburga is around 40 km north-west of Koppal.

History[edit]

Yelburga was ruled by Yerambarga dynasty during the dawn of the 11th century. An edict obtained explains about Yelburga from AD 1026 to AD 1126.[2] It was one of the last talukas during Nizam rule.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Yelburga had a population of 11,437. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Yelburga has an average literacy rate of 58%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 69%, and female literacy is 47%. In Yelburga, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Places of Interest around Yelburga[edit]

Mahadeva temple, Itagi[edit]

This village is famous for the 12th century Mahadeva temple. Edicts pertaining to Kannada Literature are found here.

Mudhol[edit]

Shree Trilingabasaweshwar temple. It is built in the 11th century.

Transport[edit]

This city is connected by road to major cities in Karnataka. KSRTC runs buses to villages and other cities. Nearest major railway station is at Koppal City.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Yelbarga
  2. ^ http://www.yelburgatown.gov.in/
  3. ^ "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.