Puttur, Karnataka

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Puttur
ಪುತ್ತೂರು
City
Puttur is located in Karnataka
Puttur
Puttur
Location in India
Coordinates: 12°46′N 75°13′E / 12.77°N 75.22°E / 12.77; 75.22Coordinates: 12°46′N 75°13′E / 12.77°N 75.22°E / 12.77; 75.22
Country  India
State Karnataka
Region Tulu nadu
District Dakshina Kannada
Government
 • MLA Shakunthala Shetty T
Elevation 87 m (285 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 48,063
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 574201
Telephone code 8251
Vehicle registration KA 21
Website Official website
assi RAS 29

Puttur is a town in Dakshina Kannada district, in Karnataka state of India. It is the headquarters of the Puttur Taluk.

Geography[edit]

Puttur is located at 12°46′N 75°13′E / 12.77°N 75.22°E / 12.77; 75.22.[2] It has an average elevation of 87 metres (285 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[3] Puttur had a population of 48,063. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. The average literacy rate is 79%, which is higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 83%, and female literacy is 75%. About 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Climate[edit]


Climate data for Puttur, India
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 31.3
(88.3)
31.8
(89.2)
32.7
(90.9)
33.1
(91.6)
32.4
(90.3)
29.3
(84.7)
28.0
(82.4)
28.2
(82.8)
28.8
(83.8)
29.9
(85.8)
30.8
(87.4)
31.2
(88.2)
30.63
(87.12)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26
(79)
26.9
(80.4)
28.1
(82.6)
29.1
(84.4)
28.8
(83.8)
26.4
(79.5)
25.5
(77.9)
25.6
(78.1)
25.9
(78.6)
26.5
(79.7)
26.6
(79.9)
26.1
(79)
26.79
(80.24)
Average low °C (°F) 20.8
(69.4)
22.0
(71.6)
23.6
(74.5)
25.2
(77.4)
25.2
(77.4)
23.5
(74.3)
23.0
(73.4)
23.1
(73.6)
23.0
(73.4)
23.2
(73.8)
22.4
(72.3)
21.0
(69.8)
23
(73.41)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 0
(0)
1
(0.04)
6
(0.24)
63
(2.48)
208
(8.19)
938
(36.93)
1,489
(58.62)
858
(33.78)
386
(15.2)
277
(10.91)
81
(3.19)
22
(0.87)
4,329
(170.45)
Source: Climate-Data.org - Climate Table of Puttur, Karnataka, India[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India Search details". censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Puttur
  3. ^ "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. 
  4. ^ "Climate Table of Puttur, Karnataka, India". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 31 January 2015. 

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