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Belthangady is a town panchayat and the headquarters of Belthangady taluk of the Dakshina Kannada (South Canara) district of Karnataka state in India.

Belthangady
Town
Belthangady is located in Karnataka
Belthangady
Belthangady
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 12°55′16″N 75°16′40″E / 12.9210°N 75.2778°E / 12.9210; 75.2778Coordinates: 12°55′16″N 75°16′40″E / 12.9210°N 75.2778°E / 12.9210; 75.2778
Country India
StateKarnataka
DistrictDakshina Kannada
TalukaBelthangady
Government
 • BodyDemocratic
Area
 • Town8.87 km2 (3.42 sq mi)
Area rank1st in dakshina kannada
Elevation
685 m (2,247 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Town7,635
 • Density860/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
 • Metro
246,494
Languages
 • OfficialKannada
 • RegionalTulu, Kannada, Konkani, Are Bhashe
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
574 214
Telephone code08256
Vehicle registrationKA 21, KA 19
Lok Sabha constituencyDakshina Kannada
Vidhana Sabha constituencyBelthangady
Websitehttp://www.belthangaditown.mrc.gov.in/

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DemographicsEdit

In the 2001 India census, the town of Belthangady had a population of 7,302. Males constituted 50% of the population and females 50%. Belthangady had an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 53% of the males and 47% of females being literate. In 2001 in the town of Belthangady, 11% of the population was under 6 years of age.[1]

In the 2011 census, the town of Belthangady had a population of 7,635.[2]

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GeographyEdit

Belthangady is located at 13°59′00″N 75°18′00″E / 13.9833°N 75.3°E / 13.9833; 75.3.[3] It has an average elevation of 685 metres (2247 feet).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  2. ^ "NPR Report: Karnataka: Dakshina Kannada: Beltangadi". National Population Register, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2011.
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc – Beltangadi

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