Gabbur also spelled as Gabburu is a village in the southern state of Karnataka, India.[1][2] It is located in the Devadurga taluk of Raichur district in Karnataka.

Gabbur is located in Karnataka
Location in Karnataka, India
Gabbur is located in India
Gabbur (India)
Coordinates: 16°18′23.3″N 77°9′20″E / 16.306472°N 77.15556°E / 16.306472; 77.15556
Country India
 • Total6,441
 • OfficialKannada
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationKA 36

Demographics Edit

As of 2001 India census, Gabbur had a population of 6441 with 3187 males and 3254 females.[1]

History Edit

Gabburu is called the Temple town of Raichur District. There are as many as 30 temples and 28 rock edicts in the town. In ancient times, Gabbur was also known as Garbhapura and Gopuragrama.. Many of these temples were built during the reign of the Kalyani Chalukyas. Some of the prominent temples of Gabbur are the Hanuman, the Ishwara, the Venkateshwara, the Male Shankara, the Bangara Basappa, the Mahanandeeshwara, the Elu Bhaavi Basavanna and the Boodi Basaveshwara temple; there are several other temples in ruins. [3][4][5]

Transport Edit

Gabbur is 30 km from District headquarters Raichur and 28 km from Taluka headquarters Devadurga. Gabbur lies on Karnataka State Highway 15, which connects Raichur to Devadurga. Raichur is the nearest large town to Gabbur. Raichur is well connected by road to Bangalore, Hubli, Hyderabad, Bagalkot and other major cities. The nearest major airport to Raichur and Gabbur is in Hyderabad.

Long-distance bus routes Edit

Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) runs a bus service to other cities and villages. There are no private bus facility.

Railways Edit

Raichur is the nearest railway station to Gabbur and Raichur is served by a major rail line and is well connected by trains to all major parts of India such as Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Trivandrum, Kanyakumari, Pune, Bhopal and Agra.

See also Edit

References Edit

  1. ^ a b Village code= 495800 "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 18 December 2008.
  2. ^ "Yahoomaps India". Retrieved 18 December 2008. Gabbur, Raichur, Karnataka
  3. ^ "Places of Interest in Raichur District". Archived from the original on 3 June 2013. Retrieved 14 December 2012.
  4. ^ "ಕಣಜ » » ರಾಯಚೂರು ತಾಲೂಕ ದರ್ಶನ". Archived from the original on 8 January 2013. Retrieved 22 May 2022.
  5. ^ Kannada Prabha[dead link]

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