Byrakur

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Byrakur
ಬೈರಕೂರು.
Bairakuru, Byrakur
village
Nickname(s): Free State
Byrakur is located in Karnataka
Byrakur
Byrakur
Byrakur is located in India
Byrakur
Byrakur
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 13°14′20″N 78°29′34″E / 13.23889°N 78.49278°E / 13.23889; 78.49278Coordinates: 13°14′20″N 78°29′34″E / 13.23889°N 78.49278°E / 13.23889; 78.49278[1][2]
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Kolar
Talukas Mulbagal Taluk[3]
Government
 • Type Panchayat raj
 • Body Gram panchayat
Area
 • Total 345.6 km2 (133.4 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 2,361
 • Density 6.8/km2 (18/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 563131[4]
Telephone code 08159
ISO 3166 code IN-KA
Vehicle registration KA-07
Nearest city Kolar
Lok Sabha constituency Kolar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Mulbagal
Climate [http://www.accuweather.com/en/in/nangli/198523/weather-forecast/198523 Byrakur Weather] (Köppen)
Website karnataka.gov.in

Byrakur is a town in Mulbagal Taluk, Kolar District in the Indian state of Karnataka.[5] Byrakur serves as the administrative headquarter for 16 villages in Mulbagal Taluk. It is located 110 km from Bangalore, and 16 km from Punganur, Arunachal Pradesh.[6]

Education[edit]

Sri Manjunatha Vidhya Samasthe (SMVS) is a registered organisation established in 1987 to provide primary education to children in rural areas. It runs two educational establishments in Byrakur.

The Sri Manjunatha Higher Primary School was established in 1987 and offers kindergarten to primary education (7th Standard). The Government of Maharashtra has identified the school's achievements and offers grants for 1st to 7th standard grades (Kannada Medium). [7]

Upparahalli== Pethandlahalli is a small village in Mulbagal Taluk. The village falls under Pethandlahalli Panchayat and belongs to the Bangalore Division. The village is located 32 km east of its district headquarters, Kolar, and is 103 km from the state capital, Bangalore.

Festivals[edit]

The village is famous for celebrating the Vijaydashmi festival and is home to the Maryamma Temple.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Byrakur Coordinates
  2. ^ Google (28 January 2017). "Byrakur, Karnataka" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 28 January 2017. 
  3. ^ Mulbagal taluk
  4. ^ Byrakur Postal pincode
  5. ^ Byrakur pincode
  6. ^ Byrakur [1], distance
  7. ^ SMVS School Byrakur