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Shikaripur

Shikaripura
Shikaripur is located in Karnataka
Shikaripur
Shikaripur
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 14°16′N 75°21′E / 14.27°N 75.35°E / 14.27; 75.35Coordinates: 14°16′N 75°21′E / 14.27°N 75.35°E / 14.27; 75.35
Country India
StateKarnataka
DistrictShimoga
SubdivisionSagara
Area
 • Total18.76 km2 (7.24 sq mi)
Elevation
603 m (1,978 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total31,508
 • Density1,700/km2 (4,300/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Shikaripuria, Shikaripuri
Languages
 • OfficialKannada
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationKA-15 (Sagara RTO) [1]
Vidhana Sabha constituencyShikarpura
former chief minister of karnataka b s yediyurappa is from this place

Shikaripur or Shikaripura is a town in Shimoga district in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is the headquarters of Shikaripur taluk.

Geography[edit]

Shikaripur is located at 14°16′N 75°21′E / 14.27°N 75.35°E / 14.27; 75.35.[2] It has an average elevation of 603 metres (1978 feet). It lies between plain land of Bayaluseeme and tropical forests of Malenadu.

Demographics[edit]

The Huccharaya Swamy temple in Shikaripura

As of 2001 India census,[3] Shikaripura had a population of 31,508. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Shikaripura has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 67%. In Shikarpur, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sagara RTO
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Shikarpur
  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 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.

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