Bannur

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Bannur
city
Hindu Temple Chariot
Coordinates: 12°15′17″N 76°54′25″E / 12.2548°N 76.9070°E / 12.2548; 76.9070Coordinates: 12°15′17″N 76°54′25″E / 12.2548°N 76.9070°E / 12.2548; 76.9070
Country India
StateKarnataka
DistrictMysore
Government
 • TypeMunicipal corporation
Elevation
654 m (2,146 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total23,190
Languages
 • OfficialKannada
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
571101
ISO 3166 codeIN-KA
Vehicle registrationKA-55
Websitekarnataka.gov.in bannurtown.mrc.gov.in

Bannur is a panchayat town in Mysore district (ಮೈಸೂರು) in the state of Karnataka, India.[1] Bannur is the birthplace of Vyasatirtha, a previous avatara of Sri Raghavendra Swamy, Mantralaya.

Geography[edit]

Bannur is located at 12°20′N 76°52′E / 12.33°N 76.86°E / 12.33; 76.86.[2] It has an average elevation of 654 metres (2145 feet). T Narasipura Taluk Near Somanathapur Temple pin code 571101

Bannur temple[edit]

Bannur temple is located right opposite to the bus station. The beautiful temple car is decorated during festival times and dragged along the town in a colorful procession of musicians and dancers. Thousands of people takes part in this festival which is conducted in February every year.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Bannur had a population of 23,190. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Bannur has an average literacy rate of 59%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with 54% of the males and 46% of females literate. 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Unauthorized Request Blocked". www.bannurtown.mrc.gov.in. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Maps, Weather, and Airports for Bannur, India". www.fallingrain.com. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  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 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.