Bannur

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Bannur
Bannur (ಬನ್ನೂರ್)
city
Temple Chariot
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
State Karnataka
District Mysore
Government
 • Type Municipal corporation
Elevation 654 m (2,146 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 23,190
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 571101
ISO 3166 code IN-KA
Vehicle registration KA-55
Website karnataka.gov.in Template:Http://www.bannurtown.mrc.gov.in


Bannur (Kannada: ಬನ್ನೂರ್) is a panchayat town in Mysore district (ಮೈಸೂರು) in the state of Karnataka, India.[1] Bannur is a birthplace of Srivyasarajaru.

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).

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. ^ http://www.bannurtown.mrc.gov.in
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Bannur
  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.