Panambur

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Panambur
ಪಣಂಬೂರು
Panambur is located in Karnataka
Panambur
Panambur
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 12°57′17″N 74°48′17″E / 12.95472°N 74.80472°E / 12.95472; 74.80472Coordinates: 12°57′17″N 74°48′17″E / 12.95472°N 74.80472°E / 12.95472; 74.80472
Country  India
State
Region Tulunadu
District Dakshina Kannada
City Mangalore
Government
 • Body Mangalore City Corporation
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 0824
Vehicle registration KA 19
Lok Sabha constituency Mangalore City North
Vidhan Sabha constituency Surathkal
Civic agency Mangalore City Corporation

Panambur (Tulu, Kannada,Konkani: ಪಣಂಬೂರು) is one of the localities in Mangalore famous as a tourist spot and also a major industrial area. Panambur is also the site of Karnataka's only major port New Mangalore Port. It is located in Mangalore at Dakshina Kannada (formerly South Canara) district of Karnataka state, India, north of the Gurupura River's confluence with Arabian Sea. The name Panambur is derived from Panam which means "money" and Ur which means "place" or "village" in Tulu language.

Panambur beach is a famous beach on the shore of the Arabian Sea at Tannirbhavi to the south of sea port at Panambur.[2]

There is a Nandaneshwara temple in Panambur. The sea port is near to Surathkal railway station on the Mumbai-Mangalore railway route.

Many small, medium and large scale industries are located at Panambur including Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilizers and Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Limited.

Sea entrance to Mangalore Harbour

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Welcome to New Mangalore Port". New Mangalore Port Trust. Retrieved 2 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Tourism -beaches". www.dk.nic.in.com. Retrieved 2012-08-03. 

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