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Chincholi is located in Karnataka
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 17°28′N 77°26′E / 17.47°N 77.43°E / 17.47; 77.43Coordinates: 17°28′N 77°26′E / 17.47°N 77.43°E / 17.47; 77.43
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Gulbarga
 • Total 6 km2 (2 sq mi)
Elevation 462 m (1,516 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 17,158
 • Density 2,859.67/km2 (7,406.5/sq mi)
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 585 307
08475 08475

Chincholi is a panchayat town and a taluka in Gulbarga district in the state of Karnataka, India.


Chincholi is located at 17°28′N 77°26′E / 17.47°N 77.43°E / 17.47; 77.43.[1] It has an average elevation of 462 metres (1515 feet). The town is spread over an area of 6 km².[2]


As of 2001 India census,[3] Chincholi had a population of 17,158. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Chincholi has an average literacy rate of 56%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 65% and female literacy of 46%. 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Chincholi Taluk borders the following taluks of Gulbarga district: Gulbarga Taluk to the west, Chitapur taluk to the south-west and Sedam Taluk to the south. It also borders Homnabad Taluk of Bidar district to the north and Tandur Mandal of Ranga Reddy district of Telangana to the east.


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Chincholi
  2. ^ The area of major towns in Karnataka has been mentioned in the webpage Population of Corporation/CMC/TMC/TP belonging to the Municipal Administration Department of the Government of Karnataka
  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.