Lingadahalli

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Lingadahalli
village ( Hobli Centre )
Lingadahalli is located in Karnataka
Lingadahalli
Lingadahalli
Location in Karnataka, India
Lingadahalli is located in India
Lingadahalli
Lingadahalli
Lingadahalli (India)
Coordinates: 13°36′N 75°50′E / 13.60°N 75.83°E / 13.60; 75.83Coordinates: 13°36′N 75°50′E / 13.60°N 75.83°E / 13.60; 75.83
Country India
StateKarnataka
DistrictChikkamagaluru
Government
 • TypePanchayat raj
 • BodyGram panchayat
Population
 • Total15,000
Languages
 • OfficialKannada
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
577129
Telephone code08261
ISO 3166 codeIN-KA
Vehicle registrationKA18
Nearest cityChikmagaluru shimoga
Literacy80 %%
Lok Sabha constituencyUdupi Chikmagalur
ClimateCool (Köppen)
Websitekarnataka.gov.in

Lingadahalli is a village in Tarikere Taluk, Chikkamagaluru district, Karnataka, India. Lingadahalli is one of the prominent pre-historic sites in Karnataka state.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Lingayatism is the major religion in the area. There are many different religions practiced in this village, so the village is known for religious tolerance and understanding.

The name Lingadahalli comes from the Lingayat community, the largest part of the population of the community. The VeeraShiva legend is a part of this area's culture, although Brahmins and the Koushika Sankethi group comprise a large part of the community. Sankethi is the major tribe among Brahmins.

Virabadreshvara Temple and Ramamandira temple of lord Rama are at the heart of the town.

Geography[edit]

The village is a hobli and scenic hills of Kemmanagundi and Kallahathigiri Falls (where the Lord VeeraBhadreshvara resides) are around 10 km from the village. Lingadahalli is a roadmap to karnataka tourism, nearby places are Sanna Hebbe falls and Dodda Hebbe falls,Shanthi falls,Amruthapura temple,Lakkavalli Bhadra Dam,Sri Dattatreya peeta (baba budan giri),Mullayyanagiri and Bhadra reserve forest. The whole area covered by many hills and coffee estates. Linagadahalli also famous for people like, Late Sri veda brahma Narasimha murthy a pandith in vedas, winner of the Veda Ratna award.

Agriculture is the main industry in this area and common perennial crops grown are Areca nut, coconut and banana. The main annual crops grown are beans, green peas, potatoes, and chillies.

See also[edit]

Lingadahalli is a Hobli Centre In Tarikere Taluk.

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