Mudigere

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Mudigere
Taluk
Mudigere is located in Karnataka
Mudigere
Mudigere
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
StateKarnataka
DistrictChikkamagaluru
RegionMalenadu
Elevation
970 m (3,180 ft)
Population
(2001)
 • Total8,962
Languages
 • OfficialKannada
 • RegionalKannada
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-KA
Vehicle registrationKA-18
Websitekarnataka.gov.in

Mudigere is a Town Panchayath and Taluk in Chikkamagaluru district in the Indian state of Karnataka.[1] It is 35 km from the district headquarters. Several pilgrimage sites are in the taluk including Hornadu (64 km) and Kalasa (52 km). Nearest airport is at Mangaluru which is at a distance of 122 km (76 mi).[2]

Geography and climate[edit]

Mudigere town is located at 13°08′16″N 75°36′22″E / 13.1378°N 75.6060°E / 13.1378; 75.6060. It has an average elevation of 970 m (3,180 ft)[3] . 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,[4] 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 Panchayath villages in Mudigere Taluk:[5]

  • 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
  • M.E.S School,
  • Malnad ITI College, Mudigere
  • Malnad PU College [6]
  • Nazareth school, Bankal
  • Ekalavya Model Residential School, Taruve
  • Harish Girls Science PU College

Notable People[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mudigere (Approved) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  2. ^ "How to reach Mudigere". Make My Trip. Retrieved 2016-12-08.
  3. ^ "Elevation of Mudigere".
  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 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
  5. ^ "Reports of National Panchayat Directory: Village Panchayat Names of Mudigere, Chikmagalur, Karnataka". Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Government of India. Archived from the original on 2013-04-17.
  6. ^ "Malnad PU College".

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