Londa, Karnataka

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Londa
ಲೊಂಡ
लोन्डा
Town
Londa is located in Karnataka
Londa
Londa
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 15°27′00″N 74°29′40″E / 15.45000°N 74.49444°E / 15.45000; 74.49444Coordinates: 15°27′00″N 74°29′40″E / 15.45000°N 74.49444°E / 15.45000; 74.49444
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Belgaum
Talukas Khanapur[1]
Elevation 652 m (2,139 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 8,329
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Londa (Kannada: ಲೊಂಡ) is a census town in Belgaum district in the Indian state of Karnataka.The town is on border with state of Goa. The town is surrounded by lush evergreen forests known as Sahayadri or Western ghats of India. Londa Junction railway station is located on Belgaum - Goa railway route. Many people alight here for trek in Western ghats.

Geography[edit]

Londa is located at 15°28′N 74°31′E / 15.47°N 74.52°E / 15.47; 74.52.[2] It has an average elevation of 652 metres (2139 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[3] Londa had a population of 8,329. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Londa has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 63%. In Londa, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age. Konkani, Marathi and Kannada are the languages spoken here.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile at onefivenine.com retrieved 1 July, 2012
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Londa
  3. ^ "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.