Madhugiri

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Madhugiri
city
Madhugiri Fort
Madhugiri Fort
Madhugiri is located in Karnataka
Madhugiri
Madhugiri
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 13°40′N 77°13′E / 13.66°N 77.21°E / 13.66; 77.21Coordinates: 13°40′N 77°13′E / 13.66°N 77.21°E / 13.66; 77.21
Country India
StateKarnataka
DistrictTumakuru[1]
Government
 • Typemunicipal council
Elevation
787 m (2,582 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total29,215
Languages
 • OfficialKannada
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
Vehicle registrationKA-64

Madhugiri is a city in Tumkur district in the Indian state of Karnataka. The city derives its name from a hillock, Madhu-giri (honey-hill) which is to the south of the place. Madhugiri is one of the 34 educational districts of the Karnataka state.[2]

Geography[edit]

Madhugiri is located at 13°40′N 77°13′E / 13.66°N 77.21°E / 13.66; 77.21.[3] It has an average elevation of 787 metres (2582 feet).

Madhugiri Fort lies in Madhugiri which is in the Tumkur district in the State of Karnataka. Madhu-giri is a single hill and the second largest monolith in entire Asia. The small town is at a distance of 100 kilometres (62 mi) from Bangalore and is famous for its fort and temples. Many tourists visit Madhugiri to visit the fort, which is famous for its architecture and was built by the Vijayanagar Dynasty. The fort is perched on a steep slope of the hill.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Madhugiri had a population of 29,215. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Madhugiri has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 67%. In Madhugiri, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bangalore is now Bengaluru". November 2014.
  2. ^ http://ssakarnataka.gov.in/pMadhugiri Fort lies in Madhugiri. Madhugiri is a single hill and the second largest monolith in entire Asia. The small town is at a distance of 100 kms from Bangalore and is famous for its fort and temples. Many tourists visit Madhugiri to visit the fort, which is famous for its architecture and was built by the Vijayanagar Dynasty. The fort is perched on a steep slope of the hill.dfs/aboutus/edn_profile_state.pdf[bare URL PDF]
  3. ^ Madhugiri. Fallingrain.com. Retrieved on 2012-09-04.
  4. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.