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Gonikoppal is located in Karnataka
Location in Karnataka, India
Gonikoppal is located in India
Gonikoppal (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
 • 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.


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.

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

Golf Course of Tata Coffee at Gonikuppe

Tourist attractions[edit]

  • Pakshi Pathalam is a hillock near Kutta which can be reached by trekking seven kilometers from Thirunelli temple. There is a cave on the hillock with many bird species.
  • Kutta is known for its peaceful atmosphere and so a large number of homestays and resorts are located here. Iruppu Falls in the jungles is a short drive from Kutta. Also the road from Kutta winds its way to Kabini backwaters and HD Kote.
Coorg Public School, Gonikoppal

Educational Organizations[edit]

  • Cauvery college
  • Lions School
  • St. Thomas School
  • Karaumbiah's Academy for Learning & Sports (KALS)
  • Coorg Public School
  • National Academy School
  • Vidyaniketan PU College

Suburbs and Villages[edit]

  • Kutta, Poojekkal, Manchalli and Hudkeri, T Shettigeri, Srimangala, Birunani
  • Begur, Ponnampet and Aruvathoklu
  • Chikpet, Kabbinakkad and Kabbinakkad
  • Kallur, Choorikkad and Machaan
  • Kallali, Devarajacolony and Panchavalli
  • Kokkarehosalli, Muddenahalli and Thithimathi
  • Kothur,Besgur,Bekesodlur,Kanoor, Nalkeri.

See also[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. 

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