Somanathapura

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Somanathapura
town
Keshava Temple is in Somanathapura town
Keshava Temple is in Somanathapura town
Somanathapura is located in Karnataka
Somanathapura
Somanathapura
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 12°16′32.86″N 76°52′53.78″E / 12.2757944°N 76.8816056°E / 12.2757944; 76.8816056Coordinates: 12°16′32.86″N 76°52′53.78″E / 12.2757944°N 76.8816056°E / 12.2757944; 76.8816056
Country India
StateKarnataka
DistrictMysore
Government
 • BodyNagar Palika
Elevation
663 m (2,175 ft)
Population
 • Total4,692[1]
Languages
 • OfficialKannada
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-KA
Vehicle registrationKA
Nearest cityT.Narsipur
Websitekarnataka.gov.in

Somanathapura, also spelled Somanathpur, Somnathpur, or Somanathpura, is a town and Grama Panchayat in Tirumakudalu Narasipura, Mysore district in the state of Karnataka in India.[2] It is located 38 kilometres (24 mi) from Mysore city and famous for the Chennakesava Temple at Somanathapura (also called Kesava or Keshava temple).[3]

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 Indian Census, the town consists of 4,692 people. The town has a literacy rate of 86.11 percent which is higher than Karnataka's average of 75.36 percent.

Total Number of Household : 1112[4]
Population Persons Males Females
Total 4,692 2,348 2,344
In the age group 0–6 years 501 266 235
Scheduled Castes (SC) 671 335 336
Scheduled Tribes (ST) 1,258 635 623
Literates 2,633 1,393 1,240
Illiterate 2,059 955 1,104
Total Worker 1,830 1,482 348
Main Worker 1,551 1,306 245
Main Worker - Cultivator 539 526 13
Main Worker - Agricultural Labourers 510 368 142
Main Worker - Household Industries 17 15 2
Main Worker - Other 485 397 88
Marginal Worker 279 176 103
Marginal Worker - Cultivator 24 19 5
Marginal Worker - Agriculture Labourers 121 76 45
Marginal Worker - Household Industries 5 4 1
Marginal Workers - Other 129 77 52
Marginal Worker (3-6 Months) 232 159 73
Marginal Worker - Cultivator (3-6 Months) 20 15 5
Marginal Worker - Agriculture Labourers (3-6 Months) 99 72 27
Marginal Worker - Household Industries (3-6 Months) 4 4 0
Marginal Worker - Other (3-6 Months) 109 68 41
Marginal Worker (0-3 Months) 47 17 30
Marginal Worker - Cultivator (0-3 Months) 4 4 0
Marginal Worker - Agriculture Labourers (0-3 Months) 22 4 18
Marginal Worker - Household Industries (0-3 Months) 1 0 1
Marginal Worker - Other Workers (0-3 Months) 20 9 11
Non Worker 2,862 866 1,996
Mondasaale temple, an ancient unnoticed temple, in the middle of paddy fields in Somanathapura

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://censusindia.gov.in/pca/SearchDetails.aspx?Id=705120
  2. ^ Somanathapura, Census of India (2011)
  3. ^ "Somanathapuram Temple". mysore.nic.in. District Administration, Mysuru District. Retrieved 5 October 2016.
  4. ^ https://censusindia.gov.in/pca/SearchDetails.aspx?Id=704538

External links[edit]