Hosadurga

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Hosadurga
Town
Hosadurga is located in Karnataka
Hosadurga
Hosadurga
Located in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 13°48′N 76°17′E / 13.8°N 76.29°E / 13.8; 76.29Coordinates: 13°48′N 76°17′E / 13.8°N 76.29°E / 13.8; 76.29
Country  India
State  Karnataka
District Chitradurga
Elevation 739 m (2,425 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 28,370
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 577527 [1]
Telephone code +91-8199 [2]
Vehicle registration KA 16
Website www.hosadurgatown.gov.in
Aerial view of Hosadurga town

Hosadurga is a town in the Chitradurga district in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is the Taluk centre of the tehsil with the same name.

Geography[edit]

Hosadurga is located in Karnataka, India,[3] with an average elevation of 739 meters (2424 feet) above sea level.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2011 India census,[4] Hosadurga has a population of 28,370. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Hosadurga has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%, with a male literacy rate of 76% and a female literacy rate of 70%. In Hosadurga, 12% of the population is under seven years of age.

Minerals[edit]

Hosadurga had a strong cement industry in the 1990s, but many factories have closed over time due to shortages of limestone. Currently only one remains, the Ramco Cement Factory in Mathodu Village.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hosadurga Pin Code, Postal Code, Zip Code, Map | Ramanagar Pin Code
  2. ^ STD Codes India, Hosadurga
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Hosadurga
  4. ^ "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.
  5. ^ "Strategically Located to Feed Growing Markets". Archived from the original on 4 February 2013. Retrieved 22 September 2012.