|• Total||46.13 km2 (17.81 sq mi)|
|Elevation||401 m (1,316 ft)|
|• Density||511.12/km2 (1,323.8/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
As of 2001[update] India census, Tekkalakote had a population of 23,578. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Tekkalakote has an average literacy rate of 30%, lower than the national average of 59.5%. Literacy of Male and female are 41% and 20% respectively. In Tekkalakote, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age. It is an upcoming village, literacy percentage is increasing day by day.
Main crops are Paddy and Cotton.
Tekkalakote is famous for the ancient square-shaped fort and Tekkalakote hill is one of the pre-historic sites in India. Various relics dating to pre-historic era have been found here. Tekkalakote is famous for the minor edict of the emperor Ashoka found in the village.
Tekkalakote is located in between District Bellary and Taluk Siruguppa, It is 45KM away from Bellary and 11KM from Siruguppa. Tekkalakote lies on Karnataka State highway #19. Tekkalakote is well connected by road to Bangalore, Gulbarga, Hyderabad and other major cities. The nearest airport is in Vidyanagr, Bellary. Currently which connects to Bengaluru and Hyderabad. Development programs under progress to connect to other major cities in India.
Long-distance bus routes
Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) runs bus services to other cities and villages. Private transport facilities are also available.
Bellary Junction is the nearest railway station, at a distance of 45KM from Tekkalakote and Bellary lies on Hubli-Guntakal line.
Jade Shankara linga Devasthana
Varavina Malleshwar Devasthana (Popularly known as Mallayyana Gudi). Pete Basaveswara Gudi Sharana Basaveswhwara Kalyana Mantapa
Tekkalakota having a Government Hospital on the Main highway touching the city and highway road. It has many private doctors and Medical stores.
Tekkalakota is also famous for Ayurvedic treatment practiced by some of the doctors. Some Ayurvedic Doctros are providing the treatment, based on their experience in this filed which they got from their parents and forefathers.
- "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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