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Hassan is a city and the district headquarters of Hassan district in the Indian state of Karnataka. The town is situated 980 m (3,220 ft) above sea level.[1] It is named after the Hasanamba temple.[2] The urban population in 2011 was 133,436.[3]

Hassan
District Court in Hassan
District Court in Hassan
Hassan is located in Karnataka
Hassan
Hassan
Hassan is located in India
Hassan
Hassan
Coordinates: 13°00′43″N 76°04′05″E / 13.012°N 76.068°E / 13.012; 76.068Coordinates: 13°00′43″N 76°04′05″E / 13.012°N 76.068°E / 13.012; 76.068
Country India
StateKarnataka
DistrictHassan
Named forHasanamba temple
Government
 • MPPrajwal Revanna
 • MLA (Preetham Gõwdå)[[]]
Area
 • Total26.52 km2 (10.24 sq mi)
Elevation
980 m (3,220 ft)
Demonym(s)Hassanadavaru
Languages
 • OfficialKannada
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
573201/573202
Telephone codeISD 00918172 / STD CODE 08172
ISO 3166 codeIN-KA
Vehicle registrationKA-13, KA-46
Websitehttp://www.hassancity.mrc.gov.in/

HistoryEdit

Hassan dates from beginnings of the Hoysala Empire in the 11th century.[4][5]

DemographicsEdit

 
Hassan in 1900

As of the 2011 Indian census,[3] the town of Hassan had an urban population of 133,436. Males were 49.5% of the population and females 50.5%. The average literacy rate was 80.8%. Male literacy was 82.7%, and female literacy was 78.9%. 10.1% of the population was under the age of 7.

ClimateEdit

Tropical savanna climates have monthly mean temperature above 18 °C (64 °F) in every month of the year and typically a pronounced dry season, with the driest month having precipitation less than 60mm (2.36 in) of precipitation. According to the Köppen Climate Classification, Hassan has a Tropical savanna climate (Aw).[6]

Climate data for Hassan
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 27.8
(82.0)
30.3
(86.5)
32.7
(90.9)
32.9
(91.2)
31.1
(88.0)
26.6
(79.9)
24.6
(76.3)
25.2
(77.4)
26.3
(79.3)
27.2
(81.0)
26.8
(80.2)
26.5
(79.7)
28.2
(82.7)
Average low °C (°F) 12.7
(54.9)
15.2
(59.4)
18.2
(64.8)
20.1
(68.2)
21.1
(70.0)
19.4
(66.9)
19
(66)
18.8
(65.8)
18.4
(65.1)
18.5
(65.3)
16.9
(62.4)
14.0
(57.2)
17.7
(63.8)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 0
(0)
2
(0.1)
7.0
(0.28)
58
(2.3)
97
(3.8)
84
(3.3)
167
(6.6)
94
(3.7)
85
(3.3)
152
(6.0)
51
(2.0)
9
(0.4)
806
(31.78)
Source: Climate-data.org,[7]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Elevation of Hassan town, Karnataka". Retrieved 15 December 2017.
  2. ^ Karnataka, Travel. "Hassan is situated 934 mts above sea level". Travel Karnataka. Retrieved 17 July 2013.
  3. ^ a b "2011 Primary Census Abstract Data, Population Finder, Karnataka, Hassan, Hassan". Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 1 July 2017.
  4. ^ Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Hassan" . Encyclopædia Britannica. 13 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 51.
  5. ^ Muthanna, I. M. (1962). Karnataka, History, Administration & Culture. p. 21.
  6. ^ Bangalor%2C+Karnataka%2C+India&units= Climate Summary for Bangalore, India
  7. ^ "Climate data for: Hassan, Karnataka". en.climate-data.org. Retrieved 27 June 2013.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Hassan, Karnataka at Wikimedia Commons