Nitte

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Nitte
village
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Udupi
Languages
 • Official Kannada
 • Regional Tulu, Konkani
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 574110
Telephone code 08258
Vehicle registration KA 20
Nearest city Karkala
Lok Sabha constituency Udupi-Chickamagalur
Climate Moderate (Köppen)
Avg. summer temperature 35 °C (95 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 25 °C (77 °F)

Nitte is a village in Karkala taluk of Udupi district, in the Indian state of Karnataka. The village is on the way from Padubidri to Karkala. It is 8 km away from Karkala, 26 km from Udupi and 54 km from Mangalore. It is located on the foothills of the Western Ghat mountains and receives very high rainfall.

Demographics[edit]

The language spoken here is Tulu, Konkani and Kannada. Various communities include the Bunts, GSB, Billavas, Mogaveeras, Christians and Muslims.

Education[edit]

Nitte is the home of Nitte Education Trust, a prominent educational institution in Karnataka, attracting students from all over India and abroad.

Primary and High Schools[edit]

  • Dr. NSAM high school
  • GHPS Borgalgudde
  • GHPS Kallambadipadavu
  • U B M C Ahps, Kallambadi
  • GHPS Kemmannu Nitte

Colleges[edit]

Religious Sites[edit]

  • Sri Durgaparameshwari temple, Kemmannu
  • Sri Ganapathi temple, near Nitte College
  • Badriya Jummah Mosque, Nitte-Mangalore Road
  • St. Laurence church Attur

Transport[edit]

Road[edit]

Nitte is well connected by road. There are frequent express and local buses to Mangalore, Udupi, Padubidri and Karkala. The state highway SH-1 cuts across Nitte which connects to the National Highway NH-66 at Padubidri and NH-13 near Karkala. There are buses to Mumbai and Bangalore on a daily basis.Every 10 min there is busses connection to the major city like mangalore and udupi.

Rail[edit]

The closest railway station is Padubidri about 27 km from Nitte.

Air[edit]

The closest airport is the Mangalore airport about 36 km from Nitte.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]