Gonikoppal

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Gonikoppal
Gonikoppa
village
Gonikoppal is located in Karnataka
Gonikoppal
Gonikoppal
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 12°11′00″N 75°55′39″E / 12.1833°N 75.9276°E / 12.1833; 75.9276Coordinates: 12°11′00″N 75°55′39″E / 12.1833°N 75.9276°E / 12.1833; 75.9276
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Kodagu
Population (2001)
 • Total 7,251
Languages
 • Official Kannada, Kodava language
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration KA12

Gonikoppal is a census town in the Kodagu district of the Indian state of Karnataka.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Gonikoppal had a population of 7251. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Gonikoppal has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 83%, and female literacy is 73%. In Gonikoppal, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Gonikoppal is in Virajpet taluk and is also the commercial hub of Kodagu district due to its proximity to Mysore District and the neighboring Kerala state.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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. 

Gonikoppal is the fastest developing Commercial city in the Kodagu (Coorg) district.