About Chikmagalur District
Chikmagalur District is one among 30 Districts of Karnataka State ,India.
Chikmagalur District Administrative head quarter is Chikkamagaluru.
It is is Located 235 KM East towards
State capital Bangalore .
Chikmagalur District population is 1137753.
It is 25 th Largest District in the State by population.
Geography and Climate Chikmagalur District
It is Located at Latitude-13.3, Longitude-75.7.
Chikmagalur District is
sharing border with
Chitradurga District to the North ,
Hassan District to the South ,
Shimoga District to the North
Chikmagalur District occupies an area of approximately 7201 square kilometres.
. Its in the 906 meters to 18 meters elevation range.This District belongs to
Southern India .
Climate of Chikmagalur District
It is not Hot in summer.
Chikmagalur District summer highest day temperature is in between
29 ° C to 38° C .
Average temperatures of
January is 23 ° C ,
February is 23 ° C ,
March is 25 ° C ,
April is 27 ° C ,
May is 26 ° C
DemoGraphics of Chikmagalur District
Kannada is the Local Language here.
Also People Speaks Tulu, Konkani, Marathi, Urdu, Telugu And Gujarati .
Chikmagalur District is divided into 8 Taluks ,
191 Panchayats , 3143 Villages.
Sringeri Taluk is the Smallest Taluk by population with
Chikmagalur Taluk is the Biggest Taluk by population with
Major producing Items,Crops,Industries and Exports from Chikmagalur District
Arecanut, Cardamom, Cashewnut, Coconut, Coffee, Cotton, Jaggery, Jower, Oon, Paddy, Pepper, Ragi, Rice, Sugarcane, Tea are the major producing Items and Exports from here.
Census 2011 of Chikmagalur District
Chikmagalur district Total population is 1137753 according to census 2011.Males are 567458 and Females are
570295 .Literate people are 752737 among total.Its total area is 7201 km².
It is the 25 th largest district in the state by Population .
But 9 th Largest District in the state By Area.
405 th Largest District in the Country By Population.
8 th highest District in the State By literacy rate.
183 rd highest District in the Country By literacy rate.its literacy Rate is 79.24
Chikmagalur District Tourism
This district is in High Altitude .
Splendorous Water Falls ,
Bhadra Wild Life Sanctuary ,
Kalahasti Falls ,
Hebbe Falls ,
Kudremukh National Park ,
Hanumana Gundi Water Falls ,
Horse Faced Peak
Madagadakere Lake ,
Shiva Temple ,
Adi Shankara Temple ,
Kere Anjaneya Temple ,
Malayala Brahma Temple ,
are the Tourist destinations to Visit.
Temples in Chikmagalur District
Annapoorneshwari Temple ,
bhavanishankara devasthana ,
rishyashringa devasthana, ,
Shringeri Sharadamba ,
harihara pura matha
are the famous temple in Chikmagalur District
District Headquarters Chikkamagaluru is well connected by road .
are the Cities in this district having road connectivity to major towns and remote villages.
Chikkamagaluru is about 235 KM
by road to Bangalore( Capital of Karnataka )
Some of the rail way stations in district are
Birur Jn ,
Tarikere Jn ,
Ballekere Halt ,
.... which connects most of the towns and villages in the District.
Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation ( KSRTC) runs Busses from Major cities to Towns and Villages in this District.