Sindhanur

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Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 15°46′12″N 76°45′20″E / 15.77000°N 76.75556°E / 15.77000; 76.75556Coordinates: 15°46′12″N 76°45′20″E / 15.77000°N 76.75556°E / 15.77000; 76.75556
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Raichur
Lok Sabha Constituency Koppal
Founded by Sindura Raja
Headquarters Sindhanur
Government
 • M L A Sri Hampana Gouda Badarli
Area
 • Total 1,567.70 km2 (605.29 sq mi)
Elevation 377 m (1,237 ft)
Population
 • Total 75,837
 • Density 229.74/km2 (595.0/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 584128
Telephone code 8535
ISO 3166 code IN-KA
Vehicle registration KA-36
Website karnataka.gov.in

Sindhanur (also spelled Sindhnur) is a town and a major taluk in Raichur District, Karnataka, India.

Geography[edit]

Sindhanur is located at 15°47′N 76°46′E / 15.78°N 76.77°E / 15.78; 76.77.[1] It has an average elevation of 377 metres (1,237 ft). Its area is 1567.70 km2.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Sindhanur had a population of 61,292 (51% male, 49% female). Sindhanur has an average literacy rate of 54%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 63%, and female literacy is 44%. In Sindhanur, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Transport[edit]

Sindhanur is connected by road to Raichur, Hyderabad, Bangaluru, Mantralaya. The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) runs buses to chief towns and cities in Karnataka. The nearest major railway stations is at Raichur. Sindhanur is also preparing to get connected through Railway Line connected from Gingera to Raichur. KSRTC runs a lot of bus services to other cities and villages. This is a Junction place for surrounding district places.

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