Mudigere

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Moodigere
ಮೂಡಿಗೆರೆ
town
Moodigere is located in Karnataka
Moodigere
Moodigere
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 13°08′13″N 75°36′22″E / 13.137°N 75.606°E / 13.137; 75.606Coordinates: 13°08′13″N 75°36′22″E / 13.137°N 75.606°E / 13.137; 75.606
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Chikkamagaluru
Region Malenadu
Elevation 915 m (3,002 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 8,962
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Languages
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-KA
Vehicle registration KA-18
Website karnataka.gov.in

Mudigere (Kannada: ಮೂಡಿಗೆರೆ) is a panchayat town and taluka in Chikkamagaluru district in the Indian state of Karnataka.[1] It is 35 km from the district headquarters. Several pilgrimage sites are in the taluka including Hornadu (64 km) and Kalasa (52 km). Nearest airport is at Mangalore which is at a distance of 122 km (76 mi).[2]

Geography and climate[edit]

Mudigere is located at 13°08′N 75°38′E / 13.13°N 75.63°E / 13.13; 75.63. It has an average elevation of 915 metres (3001 feet). The annual rainfall is typically very high ranging from 3000 mm to 3500 mm per year.[citation needed]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Mudigere had a population of 8,962. Males constituted 51% of the population and females 49%. Mudigere had an average literacy rate of 82%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy was 85%, and female literacy was 79%. In Mudigere in 2001, 10% of the population was under 6 years of age.[citation needed]

Taluks[edit]

There are twenty-nine panchayat villages in Mudigere Taluk:[4]

  • B. Hosahalli (Bharatibylu)
  • Balur
  • Banakal
  • Bettagere
  • Bidarahalli
  • Chinniga
  • Coove
  • Daradahalli
  • Gonibeedu
  • Halemudigere
  • Hanthuru
  • Hesagal (Belagola)
  • Hornadu
  • Idkani
  • Javali
  • Kalasa (Mavinakere)
  • Kirugunda
  • Kundur
  • Makonahalli
  • Marasanige
  • Nandipura
  • Niduvale
  • Phalguni
  • Samse
  • Sunkasale
  • Taruve
  • Thotadur
  • Tripura
  • Urubage

Tourist Attractions[edit]

The temples Bettada Byraweshwara near Mekanagadde and Nanyada Byraweshwara near Byrapura (Hosakere), which is 25 km southerly to Mudigere, are popular tourist destinations in Mudigere.

Education[edit]

The College of Horticulture mudigere, which offers professional degree in Horticulture and Master's degree in Horticultural sciences (a sub-campus of the [1]) is also situated in Mudigere. Apart from this Zonal Horticultural Research Station, Zonal Agricultural Research Station, Krishi Vigyan Kendra[who?] are involved in conducting research and extension activities in the Hill zone of Karnataka.

Schools and colleges[edit]

  • College of Horticulture mudigere(under University of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences, Shimoga)
  • St Martha's High School/College
  • DSBG Degree College
  • Govt Junior College (Higher/PU)
  • Govt Girls High School
  • Nalanda High School
  • EMRS college kottigehara
  • Ashraya PU College Mudigere
  • Malnad ITI College Mudigere
  • Malnad PU College [5]

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