Yelburga

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Yelburga
ಯಲಬರ್ಗಾ
Yalaburga
city
Yelburga is located in Karnataka
Yelburga
Yelburga
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 15°38′N 76°01′E / 15.63°N 76.02°E / 15.63; 76.02Coordinates: 15°38′N 76°01′E / 15.63°N 76.02°E / 15.63; 76.02
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Koppal
Elevation 605 m (1,985 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 11,437
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 583236
Telephone code 08534
Vehicle registration KA 37
Website www.yelburgatown.gov.in

Yalaburga also called as Yelburga is a panchayat town in Koppal district in the Indian state of Karnataka.

Geography[edit]

Yelburga is located at 15°38′N 76°01′E / 15.63°N 76.02°E / 15.63; 76.02.[1] It has an average elevation of 605 metres (1984 feet). Yelburga is around 40 km north-west of Koppal.

History[edit]

Yelburga was ruled by Yerambarga dynasty during the dawn of the 11th century. An edict obtained explains about Yelburga from AD 1026 to AD 1126.[2] It was one of the last talukas during Nizam rule.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Yelburga had a population of 11,437. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Yelburga has an average literacy rate of 58%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 69%, and female literacy is 47%. In Yelburga, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Places of interest[edit]

Timmappana Gudi (Temple), Yelburga town[edit]

Built in 17th century AD, the underground temple of Aanjaneya (Hanuman) by a Local Leader Timmappa. A marvelous architectural monument could be seen today. A Kalyani (well) is built in front of the Hanuman deity. This is situated adjacent to Koppal Road on the South side of the Taluqa Headquarter. Also, he planted Tamarind trees in his time, 17th Century, which are huge in size and could see them today around the temple premise. Which is also known by localities as Timmappana Topu (Tree plantation)

There are Nadugannada (Medieval Kannada)scripts engraved on the pillars, explains the details of the time. Interested people could visit the place any time.

On Ugadi Day, Car Festival being celebrated by the people of the town. A Huchhayya (A type of Festivity car) built on a bullock cart is used in this festival.

Sadest part is that, this historical place is ignored by local administration and government authorities.

Mahadeva temple, Itagi[edit]

This village is famous for the 12th century Mahadeva temple. Edicts pertaining to Kannada Literature are found here.

Sree Maruteswara Tempale in guttur yalburga to bevoOr road 18 km (R.D. Doddamani)

Mudhol[edit]

Shree Trilingabasaweshwar temple. It is built in the 11th century.

Transport[edit]

This city is connected by road to major cities in Karnataka. KSRTC runs buses to villages and other cities. Nearest major railway station is at Koppal City.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Yelbarga
  2. ^ http://www.yelburgatown.gov.in/
  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. 

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