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Panambur beach
Panambur is located in Karnataka
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 12°55′44″N 74°49′19″E / 12.929°N 74.822°E / 12.929; 74.822Coordinates: 12°55′44″N 74°49′19″E / 12.929°N 74.822°E / 12.929; 74.822
Country  India
State Karnataka
Region Coastal Karnataka
District Dakshina Kannada
City Mangalore
 • Body Mangalore City Corporation
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 0824
Vehicle registration KA 19
Lok Sabha constituency Dakshina Kannada
Vidhan Sabha constituency Mangalore City North
Civic agency Mangalore City Corporation

Panambur 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 10 km (6.2 mi) from Mangalore and near the harbour at Panambur.[1] It is the most popular, well connected and most visited beach of coastal Karnataka. It has many eateries, lifeguards, boat rides, etc. Beach festivals are occasionally organized here.[2]

Sea entrance to Mangalore Harbour

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.

New Mangalore Port Trust[edit]

New Mangalore Port is a deep-water, all-weather port at Panambur, which is the deepest inner harbour on the west coast and the only major port of Karnataka and is currently the seventh largest port in India.

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  1. ^ "Tourism -beaches". Retrieved 2012-08-03. 
  2. ^ "An evening at Panambur Beach". 2014-12-22. Retrieved 2016-10-05. 

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