Kuruburu

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Kuruburu
Village
Kuruburu is located in Karnataka
Kuruburu
Kuruburu
Kuruburu is located in India
Kuruburu
Kuruburu
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 13°24′00″N 78°00′22″E / 13.4°N 78.006°E / 13.4; 78.006Coordinates: 13°24′00″N 78°00′22″E / 13.4°N 78.006°E / 13.4; 78.006
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Chikkaballapura
Area
 • Total 12.5 km2 (4.8 sq mi)
Elevation 865 m (2,838 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 65,456
 • Density 5,236.48/km2 (13,562.4/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 563 125
Telephone code 08154

Kuruburu is a village in Chintamani Taluk in the Chikballapur district in the state of Karnataka, India.

Geography[edit]

Kurburu is located at 13°11′07″N 78°26′24″E / 13.1854°N 78.440°E / 13.1854; 78.440.[1] It has an average elevation of 865 metres (2837 feet). It is a village, a Mandal Panchayat and part of the Chinthamani Taluk in the Chikkaballapura district. It became a part of the Chikkaballapur district in 2007 when the Kolar district was divided. Kurburu is located on the Chintamani- Kolar Road about 10 km from Chintamani. Kurburu is surrounded by hills.

The economy is mostly agricultural, producing tomatoes, mangoes, silk, and milk.[citation needed] Kurburu's tomato market is one of the biggest in Karnataka.[citation needed] The Sericulture College[clarification needed] of Karnataka is located in Kurburu.

The population of Kurburu speaks mainly Kannada and Telugu. Kannada remains the official and administrative Language.

Educational institutions[edit]

  1. Navodaya Vidya Samasthe, Kurburu Village Chintamani Taluk
  2. Nanjamma Teachers Training Institute, Kurburu Village Chintamani Taluk
  3. Sericulture College,Govt of Karnataka, Kurburu Farm

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Kurburu had a population of 10,456. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Kurburu has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 73% and female literacy of 60%. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age. It is about 80 km to the new Bangalore International airport.

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