Vijayapura

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Vijayapura
ವಿಜಯಪುರ
city
Vijayapura is located in Karnataka
Vijayapura
Vijayapura
Vijayapura is located in India
Vijayapura
Vijayapura
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 13°17′N 77°48′E / 13.29°N 77.8°E / 13.29; 77.8Coordinates: 13°17′N 77°48′E / 13.29°N 77.8°E / 13.29; 77.8
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Bangalore Rural
Elevation 883 m (2,897 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 34,866
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-KA
Vehicle registration KA
Website karnataka.gov.in

Vijayapura is a town in Bangalore Rural district in the Indian state of Karnataka. Vijayapura's old name is Vadigenahalli. Local villagers still refer Vijayapura as Vadigenahalli.

Geography[edit]

Vijayapura is located at 13°17′N 77°48′E / 13.29°N 77.8°E / 13.29; 77.8.[2] It has an average elevation of 883 metres (2896 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Vijayapura had a population of 29,458. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Vijayapura has an average literacy rate of 64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 69%, and female literacy is 59%. In Vijayapura, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Vijayapur was formerly known as Vadagenhalli, a corrupt form of veda-gaana-halli .

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.censusindia.gov.in/pca/SearchDetails.aspx?Id=670772
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Vijayapura
  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.