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Country  India
Region  Tulu nadu

State  Karnataka
District  Dakshina Kannada
Puttur, Karnataka Beautiful Landscapes of Puttur, Karnataka

University  Vivekananda Degree College
Languages spoken  Official, Tulu, Kannada

Map of Puttur, Karnataka

Puttur is a town in Dakshina Kannada district, in Karnataka state of India. It is the headquarters of the Puttur Taluk.

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Puttur, Karnataka Beautiful Landscapes of Puttur, Karnataka

Geography

Puttur, Karnataka in the past, History of Puttur, Karnataka

Puttur is located at 12.7648°N 75.1842°E / 12.7648; 75.1842. It has an average elevation of 87 m (300 ft). Puttur is situated 52 km (32 mi) south-east of Mangalore city. A small part of the Western Ghats touches Puttur town. There is a famous hill here in Puttur called birumala gudde and a historical Mahalingeshwara temple said to be over 800 years old. There is also a famous park of Dr. Shivarama Karanth.

Demographics

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As of 2011 India census, Puttur had a population of 48,063. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. The average literacy rate is 79%, which is higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 83%, and female literacy is 75%. About 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References

Puttur, Karnataka Wikipedia


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