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Is Sirsi rural or urban?

Is Sirsi rural or urban?

Sirsi is a tourist destination with a population of 155,079 (as per 2018 election votes). It is the largest town, a main commercial centre and a business hub in Uttara Kannada district….Sirsi, Karnataka.

Sirsi Kalyana Pattana and gateway of malnad
• MP Anant Kumar Hegde
• Town 11.2 km2 (4.3 sq mi)
• Urban 11.2 km2 (4.3 sq mi)

Why is Sirsi famous for?

This city is very famous for Shri Marikamba Temple which attracts large number of devotees from the states of Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra. Arecanut (Supari) is grown in vast areas around this town. Sirsi is market for various agriculture and horticulture produce.

How old is Sirsi?

It was built in 1688. It is 83 kilometres (52 mi) to the east of Gokarna.

Is Sirsi a Taluk?

Sirsi is a Town and Taluka in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka state in India. Total number of villages in this Taluka is 221.

How many villages are there in Sirsi?

There are about 221 villages in sirsi taluka, which you can browse from sirsi taluka villages list (along with gram panchayat information) below.

How many Taluks are there in Sirsi district?

The District consists of 11 Talukas viz. Karwar, Ankola, Kumta, Honnavar, Bhatkal, Sirsi, Siddapur, Yellapur, Mundgod, Haliyal, Supa(Joida).

Is Karwar a district?

Karwar is a city, taluk and administrative Head of Uttara Kannada district in the Indian state of Karnataka, which lies on the west coast of Southern India at the mouth of the Kali river.

Who is the most powerful caste in Uttara Kannada?

Namadhari Naik is a Hindu Kshatriya community predominantly found in Uttara Kannada, Udupi district and Dakshina Kannada District of Karnataka State in India and are numerically a majority community in the Uttara Kannada district.

Who is the DC of Karwar?

Sri. Mullai Muhilan M P

Details of Deputy Commissioner of the District
Sri. Mullai Muhilan M P, IAS Phone : +91-8382-226303 Fax : +91-8382-226603 dckarwar[at]gmail[dot]com Address for Correspondence: Office of the Deputy Commissioner & District Magistrate UttaraKannada District Karwar P.O 581 301 Karnataka State India

Who ruled Karwar?

HUBLI: ‘Shivaji Jayanti’ has special importance to the people of Karwar as it was under the rule of King Shivaji during the 17th century. Shivaji visited Sadashivgad on the outskirts of Karwar in 1665 and 1673. The fort was built by Sadashivaraya a king belonging to Sode family (Kingdom).

Who built Mirjan fort?

Queen Chennabhairadevi of Gersoppa
According to the first historical version, Queen Chennabhairadevi of Gersoppa (under the Vijayanagara Empire) was initially credited with building the Mirjan Fort in the 16th century. She ruled for 54 years and also lived in the fort.

Why is Yana famous?

Yana is famous for these two massive rock outcrops known as the Bhairaveshwara Shikhara and the Mohini Shikhara (“Shikhara” means “hill”). The huge rocks are composed of solid black, crystalline karst limestone.

Which is the main caste in Karnataka?

The Scheduled Castes (SCs) account for 19.5% of the total population in the state, making it the single-largest caste entity. Muslims come next, making up 16% of the population. These two groups are followed by the Lingayats and Vokkaligas, who make up 14% and 11% of the population, respectively.

What is the population of Karwar?

• Total 732.1 km2 (282.7 sq mi)
Elevation 6 m (20 ft)
Population (2011)
• City/Taluk 154,509(Entire Taluk)

Is Karwar part of Goa?

Who is queen of pepper?

Chennabhairadevi belonged to the Saluva Dynasty and was known to have brought prosperity in the region she ruled for 54 long years (perhaps the longest reign by any Indian woman ruler) between 1552 to 1606 CE. She was famously known as Raina-Da-Pimenta by the Portuguese which literally translates to ‘Pepper Queen’.

Is Mirjan Fort haunted?

Couple of kms from highway on a small road will take to Mirjan fort. It looked like a haunted place, with no soul around. My wife was bit worried that there were no visitors to this fort. As we entered into the fort, we found one guy.