Sira, Karnataka Wikipedia
Sira is a City and taluk headquarters of Sira Taluk of Tumakuru district in the state of Karnataka, India. It lies on the National Highway NH-48 (Old NH-4, Chennai - Pune) and NH-234 (Mangaluru - Villupuram).
Sira is located at 13.75°N 76.91°E / 13.75; 76.91. It has an average elevation of 662 metres (2171 feet).
As of 2011 India census, Sira had a population of 57,554. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Literacy rate of Sira city is 83.77% higher than state average of 75.36%. In Sira, Male literacy is around 87.47% while female literacy rate is 79.99%. In Sira, 11.68% of the population is under 6 years of age.Baraguru Ramachandrappa