About Dakshin Kannad District
Dakshin Kannad District is one among 30 Districts of Karnataka State ,India.
Dakshin Kannad District Administrative head quarter is Mangalore.
It is is Located 347 KM East towards
State capital Bangalore .
Dakshin Kannad District population is 2083625.
It is 8 th Largest District in the State by population.
Geography and Climate Dakshin Kannad District
It is Located at Latitude-12.9, Longitude-74.8.
Dakshin Kannad District is
sharing border with
Udupi District to the North ,
Kasaragod District to the South
It is sharing Border with
Kerala State to the South
Dakshin Kannad District occupies an area of approximately 4866 square kilometres.
. Its in the 96 meters to 23 meters elevation range.This District belongs to
Southern India .
It is a Coastal district and beaches also there.Dakshin Kannad District is sharing border with arabian sea.
Climate of Dakshin Kannad District
It is Hot in summer.
Dakshin Kannad District summer highest day temperature is in between
30 ° C to 35° C .
Average temperatures of
January is 27 ° C ,
February is 27 ° C ,
March is 29 ° C ,
April is 29 ° C ,
May is 30 ° C
DemoGraphics of Dakshin Kannad District
Tulu is the Local Language here.
Also People Speaks Kannada, Konkani, Beary Bashe. .
Dakshin Kannad District is divided into 5 Taluks ,
228 Panchayats , 3746 Villages.
Beltangadi Taluk is the Smallest Taluk by population with
Mangalore Taluk is the Biggest Taluk by population with
Major producing Items,Crops,Industries and Exports from Dakshin Kannad District
Arecanut, Badi, Basket, BasketMaking, Beedi, BeediRolling, BekariProducts, BekaryProductg, Bio-Desire, Blacksmith, Cashewnut, ClayMaterials, Cloth, Coconut, CoconutOil, Coir, ColdDrinks, Cotton, Dol, are the major producing Items and Exports from here.
Census 2011 of Dakshin Kannad District
Dakshin Kannad district Total population is 2083625 according to census 2011.Males are 1032520 and Females are
1051105 .Literate people are 1378526 among total.Its total area is 4866 km².
It is the 8 th largest district in the state by Population .
But 17 th Largest District in the state By Area.
219 th Largest District in the Country By Population.
1 st highest District in the State By literacy rate.
32 nd highest District in the Country By literacy rate.its literacy Rate is 88.62
Dakshin Kannad District Tourism
Kukke Subramanya ,
Neliyadi Beedu ,
Netravathi River Barrage ,
Vintage Car Museum ,
Balamuri Ganapati Temple ,
Mookambika Temple ,
Kukke Subramanya Temple
Bejai Museum,eemanthi Bai Government Museum ,
Mangalore Beach ,
Light House Hill Garden ,
are the Tourist destinations to Visit.
Temples in Dakshin Kannad District
Puttur, Shri Mahalineshwara Temple ,
Shree Vishnumurthy Temple ,
Karinjeshwara Temple ,
Durga Parameshwari ,
Sri Manjunatha Swami Temple ,
Kalikaamba temple ,
Kukke Subramanya Temple ,
Khadri temple ,
Venkatramana temple ,
Shri Durga Parameshwari Temple, ,
SVV Temple ,
are the famous temple in Dakshin Kannad District
Dakshin Kannad Transport
District Headquarters Mangalore is well connected by road .
are the Cities in this district having road connectivity to major towns and remote villages.
Mangalore is about 347 KM
by road to Bangalore( Capital of Karnataka )
Dakshin Kannad has the major rail way station
connecting to most of the Important Cities and rail way station in India.
Some of the rail way stations in district are
Mangalore Jn ,
Kabaka Puttur ,
Subrahmanya Roa ,
Bajakare 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.