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Nickname(s): Toys city
ಚನ್ನಪಟ್ಟಣ is located in Karnataka
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 12°39′11″N 77°12′18″E / 12.6530°N 77.2050°E / 12.6530; 77.2050Coordinates: 12°39′11″N 77°12′18″E / 12.6530°N 77.2050°E / 12.6530; 77.2050
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Ramanagara
 • Total 12.87 km2 (4.97 sq mi)
Elevation 764 m (2,507 ft)
 • Total 71,912
 • Density 5,600/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 562160
Telephone code 91-80 / 91-8113
Vehicle registration KA 42

Channapatna is a city located 60 km south-west of Bangalore, India on Bangalore-Mysore state highway. The city is famous for its wooden toys and lacquerware. In the native language (kannada), Channapatna is also called as "goMbegaLa ooru" meaning town of toys in English. These toys are manufactured in tradational and advanced small scale industries. Manufacturing and twisting of raw silk, rice, ragi and coconut is a major product of Channapatna taluk. The temple of Lord Aprameya Swamy is nearby.

Channapatna taluk comes under Ramanagara District. Its headquarters is located in Bangalore-Mysore highway. The total geographical area of the taluk is 53,587 hectares. It has three hoblies namely 1) Kasaba 2) Malur 3) Virupakshapura. Channapatna is one of the 57 cities in Karnataka under the Nirmala Nagara - Municipal eGovernance project. Under this project, the city obtained its website as well as the Public Grievance & Redressal module from 15 August 2005.


Channapatna is located at 12°39′N 77°13′E / 12.65°N 77.22°E / 12.65; 77.22.[1] It has an average elevation of 739 metres (2424 ft).

Total length of roads is 108.20 km. Total water supply is 70.50(LPCD). This means a per capita water supply of 65.50(LPCD). In summer the temperature is 32 °C. In winter it is 19 °C.


As of 2001 India census,[2] Channapatna had a population of 63,561. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Channapatna has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 72% and female literacy of 64%. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

putaswamy.k, Avverahally, channapatna


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