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Coordinates: 12°23′N 77°05′E / 12.38°N 77.08°E / 12.38; 77.08Coordinates: 12°23′N 77°05′E / 12.38°N 77.08°E / 12.38; 77.08
Country  India
State  Karnataka
District Mandya
Elevation 610 m (2,000 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 35,800
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 571430

Malavalli is a town in Mandya district in the Indian state of Karnataka. The headquarters of Malavalli taluk is the town of the same name. Pincode of Malavalli is 571430.[1]

Sarangapani Temple
Pattiamma Temple
St.Mathia's Church


Malavalli town is located at 12°23′N 77°05′E / 12.38°N 77.08°E / 12.38; 77.08.[2] It has an average elevation of 610 metres (2001 feet).


Malavalli town is a very vibrant and active rural market. It stretches for a whole length of 4 km. There are two colleges in Malavalli. The government college is a little away from the town and Shanthi College is in the very middle of the town. Nearby are the Shivanasamudra waterfalls.[3]

Somanathapura Temple[edit]

Somanathapura Hoysala temple.

Muthathi forest and Bheemeshwari Cauveri fishing camp near Halaguru .[4]

Other temples[edit]

  • Marehalli sri lakshminarashima swami temple near malavalli town (2 km)
  • Athmalingeshwara Kshethra near Bharathinagar (around 13 km from Malavalli) is of equal importance.
  • Udbhava Murthy Sri Chenna Someshwara temple in Belathur village, around 8 km from Halagur town.
  • Sri matthitaleswara temple kalluveranahalli.
  • Nadumargada basaveswara temple in halaguru malavalli main road
  • Sri Adinadu Chikkamma Thayi Temple in Chottanahalli Village
  • Other famous temples are: Sri Thayi Kabbalamma temple near halagur town, Sri malai mahadeswara temple channipura (DC Pura) near by hadli circle, Sri basavewara temple and mane manchamma thayi temple Agasanapura, Sri darege doddavaru manteswamy temple matada honnanayakanahalli near halaguru town, Antarahalli siddapaji temple in k m doddi & halagur main road, Avverahalli saneswara temple near malavalli town(6 km) and Hebbetada basaveswara near by halagur town.Kamadenu,Basaveswara and Shaneswara Temple in Thuraganuru(v) near Hadly Circle malavalii


As of 2001 India census,[5] Malavalli had a population of 35,800. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Malavalli has an average literacy rate of 64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 69%, and female literacy is 58%. In Malavalli, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age. It has 186 villages as per 2001 census.

Notable personalities from Malavalli[edit]

M. V. Chandrashekara Murthy, politician
Ambareesh, actor and politician
M. V. Venkatappa, agriculturalist, entrepreneur and former MLC

See also[edit]


  1. ^
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Malavalli
  3. ^ Kumar, R. Krishna (August 5, 2005). "Nature's beauty beckons them". The Hindu. Retrieved 2006-11-10. 
  4. ^ "Bheemeshwari". 
  5. ^ "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.