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|• Body||City Municipality Council|
|• Total||17.47 km2 (6.75 sq mi)|
|Elevation||661 m (2,169 ft)|
|• Density||3,300/km2 (8,500/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|ISO 3166 code||IN-KA|
|Vehicle registration||KA-06, KA-64|
Sira is a City and taluk headquarters of Sira Taluk of Tumakuru district in the state of Karnataka, India. It lies on the National Highway NH-48 (Old NH-4, Chennai - Pune) and NH-234 (Mangaluru - Villupuram).
Sira is located at  It has an average elevation of 662 metres (2171 feet)..
As of 2011[update] India census, Sira had a population of 57,554. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Literacy rate of Sira city is 83.77% higher than state average of 75.36%. In Sira, Male literacy is around 87.47% while female literacy rate is 79.99%. In Sira, 11.68% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Sites of Importance
- Kasturi Rangappa Nayaka Fort
- Mallik Rehan Tomb, Sira
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-  Benjamin Rice, Lewis, Mysore: A Gazetteer Compiled for the Government, Volume I, Mysore In General, 1897a, Westminster: Archibald Constable and Company. Pp. xix, 834
-  Archaeological Survey of India, Bangalore circle, List showing protected monuments (For Sira, see Sl. No: 198 & 199)
-  Plea to protect fort in Sira (Story in Deccan Herald, Bangalore, 19 May 2008)