Balehonnur

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{{Infobox settlement | name = Balehonnur | native_name = ಬಾಳೆಹೊನ್ನೂರು | native_name_lang = kannada | other_name = | nickname = | settlement_type = town | image_skyline = | image_alt = | image_caption = | pushpin_map = India Karnataka#India | pushpin_label_position = right | pushpin_map_alt = | pushpin_map_caption = Location in Karnataka, India | coordinates = 13°21′N 75°28′E / 13.35°N 75.46°E / 13.35; 75.46Coordinates: 13°21′N 75°28′E / 13.35°N 75.46°E / 13.35; 75.46 | subdivision_type = Country | subdivision_name =  India | subdivision_type1 = State | subdivision_name1 = Karnataka | subdivision_type2 = District | subdivision_name2 = Chikkamagaluru district | established_title = | established_date = | founder = | named_for = | government_type = | governing_body = | unit_pref = Metric | area_footnotes = | area_rank = | area_total_km2 = | elevation_footnotes = | elevation_m = 714 | population_total =11137 | population_as_of = 2011 | population_rank = | population_density_km2 = auto | population_demonym = | population_footnotes = | demographics_type1 = Languages | demographics1_title1 Official | demographics1_info1 = Kannada | demographics1_title2 = Other | demographics1_info2 = [[Tulu language|Tulu] ] | timezone1 = IST | utc_offset1 = +5:30 | postal_code_type = PIN | postal_code = 577 112 | area_code_type = Telephone code | area_code = 08266 | registration_plate = KA 18 | website = | footnotes = }}

Balehonnur is a small city in the Chikkamagaluru district of the Indian state of Karnataka.

Location[edit]

It is located on the bank of the Bhadra River and has an average rainfall of 80 inches (200 cm) a year and is dominated by coffee estates, arecanut, paddy fields, pepper, vanilla and other spices.

Balehonnur Bridge[edit]

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The Bhadra River Flowing through Balehonnur.

Balehonnur Bridge, constructed across the river Bhadra, was the first project undertaken by MCC in 1946 - this masonry bridge was constructed across the river Bhadra by Madras Govt.

Road[edit]

Balehonnur is well connected by road. There are frequent buses to Chickmagaluru, Sringeri, Koppa, Mangalore, Udupi, and Karkala. The state highway SH-27 cuts across Balehonnur which connects to the National Highway NH-13 at Sringeri. There are buses to Bangalore on a daily basis.

Rail[edit]

The closest railway station is Chickmagaluru, about 56 km (35 mi) from Balehonnur.

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