Chamarajanagar

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This article is about the municipality in India. For its namesake district, see Chamarajnagar district.
Chamarajanagar
ಚಾಮರಾಜನಗರ
City
Chamarajanagar Railway Station
Chamarajanagar Railway Station
Chamarajanagar is located in Karnataka
Chamarajanagar
Chamarajanagar
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 11°55′34″N 76°56′25″E / 11.9260°N 76.9402°E / 11.9260; 76.9402Coordinates: 11°55′34″N 76°56′25″E / 11.9260°N 76.9402°E / 11.9260; 76.9402
Country India
State Karnataka
District Chamarajanagar
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 571 313
Telephone code 08226
Vehicle registration KA-10
Website www.chamarajanagaracity.gov.in

Chamarajanagar is a town in the southern part of Karnataka, India. Named after Chamaraja Wodeyar IX, the erstwhile king of Mysore, it is located on the interstate highway linking the neighboring states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

Geograph[edit]

Chamarajnagar is located at 11°55′N 76°57′E / 11.92°N 76.95°E / 11.92; 76.95.[1] It has an average elevation of 662 metres (2,172 ft).

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2011 census, Chamrajanagar had a population of 69875.[2] Males constituted 51% of the population and females 49%. Chamrajanagar has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 65% and female literacy of 54%. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Transport[edit]

Chamarajanagar railway station is the southern most rail point in Karnataka. The nearest airport is Mysore airport and the nearest international airports are in Bangalore and Coimbatore.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Chamarajnagar". Retrieved 1 November 2008. 
  2. ^ "Census of India 2011". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008. 

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