Hassan, Karnataka

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Water melons for sale in Hassan
Hassan
ಹಾಸನ
Hassan New Bus stand.jpg
Coordinates: 13°04′N 76°06′E / 13.06°N 76.1°E / 13.06; 76.1Coordinates: 13°04′N 76°06′E / 13.06°N 76.1°E / 13.06; 76.1
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
Vehicle registration KA-13
Website http://www.hassancity.mrc.gov.in/

Hassan (Kannada: ಹಾಸನ) is a city and the district headquarters of Hassan district in the Indian state of Karnataka. The town is situated 934 m above sea level with fine weather similar to Bangalore. It is named after the Hasanamba temple. [1]

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).[2]

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,[3]

Demographics[edit]

Hassan in 1900
Hassan town

As of the 2011Indian census,[4] Hassan district had a population of 17,75,386. Males constituted 51% of the population and females 49%. Hassan had an average literacy rate of 79%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. Male literacy was 82%, and female literacy was 75%. In Hassan, 10% of the population was under 6 years of age.

Weighing fish in Hassan

Nearby Places[edit]

  • Alur
  • Arkalgud
  • Arsikere
  • Belur
  • Channarayapatna
  • Holenarasipura
  • Sakaleshpura

Education[edit]

There are one medical college, one dental college and four engineering colleges in Hassan city and one engineering college in Shravanabelagola of Hassan district .

Tourist Attractions[edit]

Economy[edit]

Coffee, pepper, potato, paddy and sugarcane are cultivated in Hassan. Hassan received heavy rainfall [5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Karnataka, Travel. "Hassan is situated 934 mts above sea level". Travel Karnataka. Retrieved 17 July 2013. 
  2. ^ Bangalor%2C+Karnataka%2C+India&units= Climate Summary for Bangalore , India
  3. ^ "Climate data for: Bangalore". en.climate-data.org. Retrieved 27 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "Census of India 2011: Data from the 2011 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  5. ^ http://www.hassan.nic.in/index1.htm

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