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Gundlupet

Gundlupete
town
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Berambadi
Gundlupet
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 11°48′N 76°41′E / 11.8°N 76.68°E / 11.8; 76.68Coordinates: 11°48′N 76°41′E / 11.8°N 76.68°E / 11.8; 76.68
Country India
StateKarnataka
DistrictChamarajanagar
Government
 • TypeGundlupet Town Municipal Council (TMC)
 • BodyMunicipality
Area
 • Total4.22 km2 (1.63 sq mi)
Elevation
816 m (2,677 ft)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total26,368
Languages
 • OfficialKannada
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
571111
Telephone code08229
Vehicle registrationKA-10
Websitewww.gundlupettown.gov.in
Gundlupet Stadium

Gundlupet or Gundlupete in Kannada is a town in the Chamarajanagar district of the Indian also called as Flower pot of Karnataka state of Karnataka. This small town is about 56 km from the Mysore-Ooty / Mysore-Calicut NH 212 highway and about 200 km from Bangalore, the state capital. Gundlupet is the last town in Karnataka en route to Ooty, Wayanad, Kozhikode, situated very close to Tamil Nadu and Kerala state borders. National Highway -67 ( NH-67 ) starts from Gundlupete and ends in Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu via Ooty and Coimbatore.

The Bandipur National Park Forest Office is 17 km from Gundlupet. Previously this town was known as "Vijayapura" which got its name due presence of historical Vijayanarayana temple.

GeographyEdit

Gundlupet is located at 11°48′N 76°41′E / 11.8°N 76.68°E / 11.8; 76.68.[2] It has an average elevation of 816 metres (2677 feet).

DemographicsEdit

AgricultureEdit

Main crops are jowar, ragi, sugar cane, turmeric, onion and banana. It is a fairly dry region on the rain-shadow side of the Western Ghats with an average annual rainfall of about 600 mm (almost all of it falling during the monsoon months of July through October. The natural vegetation of the area is Dry Thorn Forest, as can be seen in the nearby reserve forests on the boundary of Bandipur National Park.

Tourist places near byEdit

1. Himavad Gopalswamy hills (20 km from Gundlupet)

2. Bandipur National Park (24 km from Gundlupet)

3, Huluganamuradi Venkataramana betta (26 km from Gundlupet)

4. Paarvati Betta (10 km from Gundlupet)

5. Terakanabi and Triyambakpura temples 12 km from gundlupet.

6. Narasamangala shiva temple 7 km from terkanambi.

7. Manchalli cave temple 12 km from gundlupet

8. Padaguru lingayth math (or Adavi Math Padagur). 11 km from gundlupet.

9. Yeriyur Bisilu basappa temple

10. Shri Shasana Basaveshvara temple in Bommanahalli 22km from Gundlupet

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ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  1. ^ [www.manueagle.com "Ma Nu EægLe"] Check |url= value (help).
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Gundlupet