Sindhanur (also spelled Sindhnur) is a town and a major taluk in Raichur District, Karnataka, India.
Sindhanur is located at 15.78°N 76.77°E / 15.78; 76.77. It has an average elevation of 377 metres (1,237 ft). Its area is 1567.70 km2.
As of 2001 India census, Sindhanur had a population of 61,292 (51% male, 49% female). Sindhanur has an average literacy rate of 54%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 63%, and female literacy is 44%. In Sindhanur, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.
SPECIALITIESNo. 1 Taluk for state revenue source.
No. 1 Sona Masuri rice-growing taluk in Karnataka State.
No. 1 in tractor sales for India, with 12 dealerships selling around 1200 tractors per year.
Highest use of fertilizers and pesticidesin Karnataka State.
Most Popular Cooperative bank Suco Bank established its First Branch here.
Most Popular House Anugraha Nilayaestablished On 2002.
Sindhanur is well connected by road to Raichur, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Mantralaya, Mangaluru, Mysuru, Vijayawada, Sholapur, Hubballi, Davanagere & Amaravati. The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) runs buses to major towns and cities in Karnataka. The nearest major railway stations is at Raichur. Sindhanur is also preparing to get connected through Railway Line connected from Ginigera to Raichur.