Hassan, Karnataka

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Hassan
District Court in Hassan
District Court in Hassan
Coordinates: 13°00′43″N 76°05′10″E / 13.012°N 76.086°E / 13.012; 76.086Coordinates: 13°00′43″N 76°05′10″E / 13.012°N 76.086°E / 13.012; 76.086
Country India
State Karnataka
District Hassan
Government
 • MP H. D. Deve Gowda
 • MLA H.S.Prakash
Area
 • Total 6,814 km2 (2,631 sq mi)
Elevation 972 m (3,189 ft)
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 573201/573202
Telephone code ISD 00918172 / STD CODE 08172
ISO 3166 code IN-KA
Vehicle registration KA-13, KA-46
Website http://www.hassancity.mrc.gov.in/

Hassan is a city and the district headquarters of Hassan district in the Indian state of Karnataka. The town is situated 935 m above sea level with weather similar to Bangalore. It is named after the Hasanamba temple.[1] Hassan is 183 kilometres (114 mi) west of Bangalore, 119 kilometres (74 mi) north of Mysore, and 171 kilometres (106 mi) east of Mangalore by road. The urban population in 2010 was 133,436.[2]

Climate[edit]

Tropical savanna climates have monthly mean temperature above 18 °C (64 °F) in every month of the year and typically a pronounced dry season, with the driest month having precipitation less than 60mm (2.36 in) of precipitation. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Aw" (Tropical Savanna Climate).[3]

Climate data for Hassan
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 27.8
(82)
30.3
(86.5)
32.7
(90.9)
32.9
(91.2)
31.1
(88)
26.6
(79.9)
24.6
(76.3)
25.2
(77.4)
26.3
(79.3)
27.2
(81)
26.8
(80.2)
26.5
(79.7)
28.17
(82.7)
Average low °C (°F) 12.7
(54.9)
15.2
(59.4)
18.2
(64.8)
20.1
(68.2)
21.1
(70)
19.4
(66.9)
19
(66)
18.8
(65.8)
18.4
(65.1)
18.5
(65.3)
16.9
(62.4)
14.0
(57.2)
17.69
(63.83)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 0
(0)
2
(0.08)
7.0
(0.276)
58
(2.28)
97
(3.82)
84
(3.31)
167
(6.57)
94
(3.7)
85
(3.35)
152
(5.98)
51
(2.01)
9
(0.35)
806
(31.726)
Source: Climate-data.org,[4]

Demographics[edit]

Hassan in 1900

As of the 2011 Indian census,[2] the city of Hassan had an urban population of 133,436. Males were 49.5% of the population and females 50.5%. The average literacy rate was 80.8%. Male literacy was 82.7%, and female literacy was 78.9%. 10.1% of the population was under the age of 7.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Karnataka, Travel. "Hassan is situated 934 mts above sea level". Travel Karnataka. Retrieved 17 July 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "2011 Primary Census Abstract Data, Population Finder, Karnataka, Hassan, Hassan". Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 2017-07-01. 
  3. ^ Bangalor%2C+Karnataka%2C+India&units= Climate Summary for Bangalore, India
  4. ^ "Climate data for: Bangalore". en.climate-data.org. Retrieved 27 June 2013. 

External links[edit]

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