Harpanahalli

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Harapanahalli

ಹರಪನಹಳ್ಳಿ
city
Nickname(s): 
ಬೀಚಿ ನಾಡು
Harapanahalli is located in Karnataka
Harapanahalli
Harapanahalli
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 14°48′N 75°59′E / 14.8°N 75.98°E / 14.8; 75.98Coordinates: 14°48′N 75°59′E / 14.8°N 75.98°E / 14.8; 75.98
Country India
StateKarnataka
DistrictBallari
Government
 • BodyHarapanahalli Town Municipal Council
Area
 • Total6.98 km2 (2.69 sq mi)
Elevation
633 m (2,077 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total302,003
 • Density43,000/km2 (110,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialKannada
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
583131
Telephone code08398
Vehicle registrationKA-35
Distance from Ballari128 kilometres (80 mi)
Distance from Bengaluru297 kilometres (185 mi)
Websiteharapanahallitown.gov.in/frontpage

Harapanahalli is a City and headquarters of Harapanahalli Taluk, in Ballari district in the Indian state of Karnataka.

Geography[edit]

Harpanahalli is located at 14°48′N 75°59′E / 14.8°N 75.98°E / 14.8; 75.98.[1] It has an average elevation of 633 metres (2076 feet). Harapanahalli is one of the biggest city in Ballari district. Harapanahalli is situated at its center being heart/center Taluk in the whole state. Harapanahalli is one of the oldest trading center since Madras presidency apart from Education center.The State Cabinet's decision to include Harapanahalli taluk of Davangere district within Ballari district has fulfilled a long-pending dream of the people here. With this move, the people of the taluk will receive all facilities extended to Hyderabad Karnataka region under Article 371(J).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Harpanahalli had a population of 41,889. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Harpanahalli has an average literacy rate of 55%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 60%, and female literacy is 48%. In Harpanahalli, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Nearest Railway Station[edit]

The Nearest Railway Station is Harapanahalli(1.5 km) which is inaugurated in March 2014.

Education[edit]

There are several primary schools and high schools in Harpanahalli. College level educational institutions include the Pharmacy College and the Government Junior college.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Harpanahalli
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.