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The Malpe  beach
The Malpe beach
Nickname(s): Malapu
Malpe is located in Karnataka
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 13°22′46″N 74°40′23″E / 13.3795°N 74.6730°E / 13.3795; 74.6730Coordinates: 13°22′46″N 74°40′23″E / 13.3795°N 74.6730°E / 13.3795; 74.6730
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Udupi
City Udupi
 • Official Tulu, Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 576 108
ISO 3166 code IN-KA
Vehicle registration KA 20

Malpe is a natural port about six kilometers to the west of Udupi, Karnataka, India. An important port and a major fishing harbor on the Karnataka coast. It is a suburb in Udupi city . The town of Malpe is associated largely with settlements of the Mogaveera fisherman community. Malpe is a hub of Mogaveera population. Tulu, Kannada, Urdu and Konkani are spoken here.[1] first Indian beach with 24/7 WiFi


The major industry in Malpe is fisheries. Malpe is also known as the natural port and the largest port in Karnataka. A considerable number of the population is engaged in fishing and related industries. Tile-manufacturing is another thriving industry in Malpe, as is the coconut industry. It is also known for the TEBMA ship building company.*Malpe - Karnataka Tourism