About Shimoga District
Shimoga District is one among 30 Districts of Karnataka State ,India.
Shimoga District Administrative head quarter is Shivamogga.
It is is Located 285 KM East towards
State capital Bangalore .
Shimoga District population is 1755512.
It is 15 th Largest District in the State by population.
Geography and Climate Shimoga District
It is Located at Latitude-13.9, Longitude-75.5.
Shimoga District is
sharing border with
Chikmagalur District to the South ,
Haveri District to the North ,
Uttar Kannad District to the west
Shimoga District occupies an area of approximately 8465 square kilometres.
. Its in the 667 meters to 570 meters elevation range.This District belongs to
Southern India .
Climate of Shimoga District
It is Hot in summer.
Shimoga District summer highest day temperature is in between
31 ° C to 36° C .
Average temperatures of
January is 26 ° C ,
February is 27 ° C ,
March is 28 ° C ,
April is 29 ° C ,
May is 30 ° C
DemoGraphics of Shimoga District
Kannada is the Local Language here.
Also People Speaks Urdu .
Shimoga District is divided into 7 Taluks ,
305 Panchayats , 4319 Villages.
Hosanagara Taluk is the Smallest Taluk by population with
Shimoga Taluk is the Biggest Taluk by population with
Major producing Items,Crops,Industries and Exports from Shimoga District
AgarbathiStick, Agrabathi, Arecanut, BambooBasket, BambooSticks, Banana, BeediMaking, Beedies, CaneIndustries, Chicken, Chikens, Coconut, Cotton, Eggs, ElectricPoles, FeedsFood, IceFactory, IntenceSti are the major producing Items and Exports from here.
Census 2011 of Shimoga District
Shimoga district Total population is 1755512 according to census 2011.Males are 879956 and Females are
875556 .Literate people are 1161447 among total.Its total area is 8465 km².
It is the 15 th largest district in the state by Population .
But 5 th Largest District in the state By Area.
273 rd Largest District in the Country By Population.
6 th highest District in the State By literacy rate.
159 th highest District in the Country By literacy rate.its literacy Rate is 80.5
Shimoga District Tourism
Jog Falls ,
Trekking Narasimha Parvata and Sunset point
Rafting and Kayaking ,
Jog Falls ,
Jog Roarer ,
Jog Raja ,
Kodachadri Hills ,
Hidlumane Water Falls ,
Tunga Bridge ,
Shivappanaika Palace ,
Kuvempu Rangamandir and Ambedkar Bhavan ,
are the Tourist destinations to Visit.
Temples in Shimoga District
Lakshmi Narasimha Temple ,
Narashimadevaru Temple ,
Seetha ramanajanaya Temple
are the famous temple in Shimoga District
District Headquarters Shivamogga is well connected by road .
are the Cities in this district having road connectivity to major towns and remote villages.
Shivamogga is about 285 KM
by road to Bangalore( Capital of Karnataka )
Some of the rail way stations in district are
Shimoga Town ,
Sagar Jambagaru ,
.... 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.