Gurgunta

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Gurgunta
ಗುರಗುಂಟಾ
Gudagunti
Village
Gurgunta is located in Karnataka
Gurgunta
Gurgunta
Coordinates: 16°17′15″N 76°37′55″E / 16.28750°N 76.63194°E / 16.28750; 76.63194Coordinates: 16°17′15″N 76°37′55″E / 16.28750°N 76.63194°E / 16.28750; 76.63194
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Raichur district
Taluk Lingasugur
Population (2001)
 • Total 10,207
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 584139
Telephone code 08537
Vehicle registration KA-36

Gurgunta also spelled as Guragunta (Kannada: ಗುರಗುಂಟಾ ) is a village in the southern state of Karnataka, India.[1][2] Gurgunta is famous for the ancient Amareshwara temple. It is located in the Lingasugur taluk of Raichur district in Karnataka. Karnataka State highway 19 passes through the village. This village is just 10 km away from Hutti Gold Mines, the unique primary gold producing company. This is also one of the hobli centre in Lingasugur taluka. This village consists of number of folds. most of the lands have been irrigated. Paddy is the major crop grown here. Remaining Nonirrigated lands are grown by sun flower, cotton, toor, jawar etc. Major occupation is agriculture and small business. Huts and Mud roof houses are being replaced by RCC buildings. The famous Religious place Sri Gudagunti Amareshwara Temple is located near Gurgunta village. Before independence, Gurgunta was ruled by the nayaka kinds from 1636 to 1948. Around 16 nayaka rulers have been ruled this dynasty. In memory of this old fort and small palace can be seen. This village consists of Grama Panchayat, Govt. P.U. College, High School,Primary School, RSK, Primary Health Centre, Veterinary dispensary, and hostel. Lord Venkateshwara Temple is located in the village. Navaratri Utsava (DASARA) is celebrated very nice. 9 days will be fully engaged in Bhajana and Purana functions. Moharam festival is also one of the famous festivals celebrated in the village. Gundlabandi Halla falls is small falls nearby 4 kms. Tinthini Mouneshwara Temple is a religious and pilgrim place located near 20 kms from Gurgunta.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Gurgunta had a population of 10207 with 5207 males and 5000 females.[1] Gurgunta is situated on sh 19.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Village code= 475300 "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Retrieved 2008-12-18.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  2. ^ "Yahoomaps India :". Retrieved 2008-12-18.  Gurgunta, Raichur, Karnataka

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