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Hole Narsipura
Old Railway Station
Old Railway Station
Holenarasipura is located in Karnataka
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 12°46′59″N 76°14′35″E / 12.783°N 76.243°E / 12.783; 76.243Coordinates: 12°46′59″N 76°14′35″E / 12.783°N 76.243°E / 12.783; 76.243
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Hassan
 • MLA H. D. Revanna
 • Total 2.50 km2 (0.97 sq mi)
Elevation 849 m (2,785 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 27,018
 • Density 10,807.2/km2 (27,991/sq mi)
 • Official Kannada
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 573 211
Telephone code +91-8175
ISO 3166 code IN-KA
Vehicle registration KA-13
Website karnataka.gov.in

Holenarasipura is a town and taluk in Hassan district of Karnataka. The town is situated on the banks of the Hemavati, one of the many tributaries of the Kaveri.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Holenarasipura had a population of 27,018. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. It has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 78% and female literacy of 68%. 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Holenarasipura is on a state highway between Mysore and Hassan and on another state highway between Somavarapete and Bangalore. It is connected to the rest of Karnataka and India by broad gauge railway. It is 32 km from Hassan, 90 km from Mysore, 175 km from Bangalore and 201 km from Mangalore.

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  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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