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Manchi is located in Karnataka
Manchi is located in India
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 12°54′N 75°02′E / 12.9°N 75.03°E / 12.9; 75.03Coordinates: 12°54′N 75°02′E / 12.9°N 75.03°E / 12.9; 75.03
Country  India
State  Karnataka
District Dakshina Kannada
Talukas Bantwal
 • Body Gram panchayat
Population (2001)
 • Total 6,981
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 574323
Telephone code 082552*****
ISO 3166 code IN-KA
Nearest city Mangaluru
Lok Sabha constituency Dakshina Kannada (Lok Sabha constituency)
Vidhan Sabha constituency Bantwal Assembly Constituency
Nearest Airport Mangaluru Airport

Manchi (Kannada: ಮಂಚಿ) is a village in the southern state of Karnataka, India. The village has most of the lands under agriculture. Over 90% of people are literate. nearest town is B.C Road which is 12 km from Manchi. In Manchi there is a primary school established in 1950 and another highschool. Roads connect B.C Road, Vitla, Manglore and Kalladka.[1][2] It is located in the Bantwal taluk of Dakshina Kannada district in Karnataka. The office of the Grampanchayath is in "Kukkaje".


As of 2011 India census, Manchi had a population of 6981 with 3485 males and 3496 females.[1]


  • Shri Durgaparameshwari Temple, Montimar
  • Shri Gopalakrishna Temple, Manchi.
  • sarvesha kanchila (udbhalinga)
  • Shri Gopalakrishna Vishwastha Mandali, Kanakagiri, Manchi.

Famous Personalities[edit]

  • Nagaveni Manchi (Atthimabbe award winner)
  • Mithra Venkatraj (Famous writer)
  • Dr.B V Karanth (Indian dramatist , founder of Rangayana, Saraswathi samman winner & Director)
  • Dharanidevi malagatthi ( Writer ,a police officer)
  • Manchi Shreenivas Achar (chairman of Arecanut commission)
  • Kaiyoor Narayana Bhat (President, Dharma Jgarana Prathishtana,Re. Manchi-Ira)
  • Smt.Anitha Naresh Manchi (Kannada writer)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Village code= 2704700 "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Retrieved 2008-12-18.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  2. ^ "Yahoomaps India :". Retrieved 2008-12-18.  Manchi, Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka

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