Thirthahalli

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Thirthahalli
Taluk
Tunga Bridge with Lightings during Theppotsava
Tunga Bridge with Lightings during Theppotsava
Thirthahalli is located in Karnataka
Thirthahalli
Thirthahalli
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 13°41′24″N 75°14′42″E / 13.690°N 75.245°E / 13.690; 75.245Coordinates: 13°41′24″N 75°14′42″E / 13.690°N 75.245°E / 13.690; 75.245
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Shimoga
Region Malenadu
Government
 • MLA Araga Jnanendra
Area
 • Total 5.91 km2 (2.28 sq mi)
Elevation566 591 m (1,939 ft)
Population (2011[1])
 • Total 14,357
 • Density 2,400/km2 (6,300/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Languages
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 577 432
Telephone code 08181
Vehicle registration KA-14
Website www.thirthahallitown.gov.in

Thirthahalli is a panchayat town located in the Shimoga District of the state of Karnataka, India. It lies on the bank of the river Tunga and is also the headquarters of the Thirthahalli Taluk of Shimoga district.

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Bridge across the river Tunga at Thirthahalli

Thirthahalli is located at 13°42′N 75°14′E / 13.7°N 75.23°E / 13.7; 75.23.[2] It has an average elevation of 591 metres (1938 feet). it is located in the midst of the dense forests of the Western Ghats.

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