Jamakhandi

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Jamakhandi
ಜಮಖಂಡಿ
city
Jamakhandi is located in Karnataka
Jamakhandi
Jamakhandi
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 16°30′17″N 75°17′29″E / 16.504672°N 75.291401°E / 16.504672; 75.291401Coordinates: 16°30′17″N 75°17′29″E / 16.504672°N 75.291401°E / 16.504672; 75.291401
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Bagalkot
Area
 • Total 12.6 km2 (4.9 sq mi)
Elevation 543 m (1,781 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 68,398
 • Density 4,594.21/km2 (11,898.9/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 587 301/587302
Telephone code 08353
Vehicle registration KA-48
Website www.jamkhanditown.gov.in

Jamakhandi is a town in Bagalkot district in the Indian state of Karnataka. It was the capital of the former princely state of Jamkhandi.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[1] Jamakhandi had a population of 68,398. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Jamkhandi has an average literacy rate of 60%: male literacy is 67%, and female literacy is 52%. In Jamakhandi, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.The population of Jamakhandi is quite diverse one in terms of religion,language and culture. Kannada is the main language.

Attractions[edit]

The Royal Palace of Patwardhans is the main attraction of Jamkhandi town. Some other places worth visiting in the town are: There is a legend says that Maharshi Jamadagni husband of Shri Renuka Devi stayed in the caves of Jamakhandi and meditated here.Jamkhandi surrounded by rocky hills makes it beautiful site and looks like a hole from aerial survey.

Notable people[edit]

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References[edit]

  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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