|• Total||7.80 km2 (3.01 sq mi)|
|Elevation||637 m (2,090 ft)|
|• Density||6,536.11/km2 (16,928.4/sq mi)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Vehicle registration||KA 42|
Kanakapura is a town and the headquarters of Kanakapura Taluk in the Ramanagar district in the state of Karnataka, India. Situated 55 km from the city Bengaluru, this town is famous for the production of silk and granite. It is located among the lush green forests of the state of Karnataka and The town is a tourism hotspot and an often visited tourist favorite in the entire state of Karnataka, as it has something for everyone ranging from avid trekkers to history buffs and wildlife enthusiasts.
Kanakapura is located at  It has an average elevation of 638 metres (2093 feet)..
As of 2001[update] India census, Kanakapura had a population of 47,047. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Kanakapura has an average literacy rate of 66%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 72%, and female literacy is 59%. In Kanakapura, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Kannada language is major spoken and official language.
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Kanakapura
- "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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