Arehalli

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Arehalli
village
Arehalli is located in Karnataka
Arehalli
Arehalli
Arehalli is located in India
Arehalli
Arehalli
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 13°03′N 75°50′E / 13.050°N 75.833°E / 13.050; 75.833Coordinates: 13°03′N 75°50′E / 13.050°N 75.833°E / 13.050; 75.833
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Hassan
Talukas Belur
Population (2001)
 • Total 6,339
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 573101

Arehalli is a village in the state of Karnataka in southern India.[1][2] It is located in the Belur taluk of Hassan district in Karnataka, and is about 230 kilometres from the State Capital Bengaluru and well connected by road through the city of Hassan. The nearest airport is Mangalore International Airport and Sakleshpur Railway Station is located at a distance of 14 kilometres.

Arehalli is a village where the farmers grow coffee(also known as Arehalli Koffee) in their plantation lands. Arehalli contributes 40% of coffee produce to Karnataka's 71% of contribution in our country's coffee production. According to Mr. Arnold Wright who wrote a book on State of Mysore dated 1914, Sir Basil Scott (Honorable Former Chief Justice of Bombay, British India in 1914) owned a coffee Plantation in Arehalli Village. The coffee plantation was later in the year 1918 about 600 acres of was sold to Mr. Mohammed Salaar (Hoskerri,Arehalli) and Mr. Ghulam Mohammed (Hoscottey).

Today Arehalli is a village of over 6000 Farmers. Great grandsons of Mr. Mohammed Salaar and Ghulam Mohammed, namely Farhan Rasheed & Umar Salman are now currently in Bengaluru. They both are coffee lovers and have setup a World Coffee research Lab in Bengaluru.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Arehalli had a population of 6339 with 3141 males and 3198 females.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Village code= 2465300 "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-18. 
  2. ^ "Yahoomaps India :". Archived from the original on 18 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-18.  Arehalli, Hassan, Karnataka

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