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Country  India
District  Udupi
PIN  574110
Area code  08258
State  Karnataka
Time zone  IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code  08258
Nearest city  Karkala
University  N.M.A.M. Institute of Technology

Nitte is a village in Karkala taluk of Udupi district, in the Indian state of Karnataka. The village is on the way from Padubidri to Karkala. It is 8 km away from Karkala, 26 km from Udupi and 54 km from Mangalore. It is located on the foothills of the Western Ghat mountains and receives very high rainfall.


Map of Nitte, Karnataka 574110


The language spoken here is Tulu, Konkani and Kannada. Various communities include the Bunts, GSB, Billavas, Mogaveeras, Christians and Muslims.


Nitte is the home of Nitte Education Trust, a prominent educational institution in Karnataka, attracting students from all over India and abroad.

Primary and High Schools

  • Dr. NSAM high school
  • GHPS Borgalgudde
  • GHPS Kallambadipadavu
  • U B M C Ahps, Kallambadi
  • GHPS Kemmannu Nitte
  • Colleges

  • Justice KSHegde Institute of Management
  • NMAM Institute of Technology
  • Dr.NSAM PU College
  • Dr.NSAM First Grade College
  • NRAM Polytechnic
  • Nitte University
  • Religious Sites

  • Sri Durgaparameshwari temple, Kemmannu
  • Sri Ganapathi temple, near Nitte College
  • Badriya Jummah Mosque, Nitte-Mangalore Road
  • Road

    Nitte is well connected by road. There are frequent express and local buses to Mangalore, Udupi, Padubidri and Karkala. The state highway SH-1 cuts across Nitte which connects to the National Highway NH-66 at Padubidri and NH-13 near Karkala. There are buses to Mumbai and Bangalore on a daily basis.


    The closest railway station is Padubidri about 27 km from Nitte.


    The closest airport is the Mangalore airport about 36 km from Nitte.

    Notable people

  • Justice K. S. Hegde
  • Justice N. Santosh Hegde
  • N. M. Adyanthaya
  • References

    Nitte Wikipedia

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