Hebri is a town and taluk headquarters in the Udupi district of Karnataka, at the foot of the Western Ghats of India in Karnataka state. It was first inaugurated as a taluk in 2018.[2] It is a main junction and a central point of roads leading to Mangalore, Brahmavar, Karkala, Kundapura, Agumbe and Udupi. The area's forests receive high rainfall throughout the year.[citation needed] Someshwara Wildlife Sanctuary is located nearby, which covers the entire route till Agumbe and the western Ghats. The sanctuary houses a number of endangered species including the King Cobra.[3]

Hebri
Hebberi
town
Hebri is located in Karnataka
Hebri
Hebri
Location in Karnataka, India
Hebri is located in India
Hebri
Hebri
Hebri (India)
Coordinates: 13°28′N 74°59′E / 13.467°N 74.983°E / 13.467; 74.983Coordinates: 13°28′N 74°59′E / 13.467°N 74.983°E / 13.467; 74.983
Country India
StateKarnataka
Government
Population
 • Total11,071[1]
Languages
 • OfficialKannada
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationKA-20
Nearest cityUdupi
Lok Sabha constituencyUdupi Chikmagalur (Lok Sabha constituency)
MPShobha Karandlaje
Vidhana Sabha constituencyKarkala

The local languages are Tulu and Kundagannada.

EconomyEdit

The economy of Hebri is mainly dependent on agriculture, including rice (paddy), areca nut, coconut, and cashew nut. Nowadays rubber is also grown on foothills of the western ghats. In and around Hebri are many factories which process cashew nuts, coconuts, and rice, particularly parboiled rice. Hebri has a number schools, colleges, a Public Health Centre (PHC), and a petrol pump.[citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Prabhu, Ganesh (12 November 2014). "Proposal to upgrade Udupi City Municipal Council". The Hindu.
  2. ^ "Hebri taluk inaugurated". The Hindu. Special Correspondent. 18 February 2018. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 9 October 2021.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: others (link)
  3. ^ George (17 October 2017). "Someshwara Wildlife Sanctuary Known for Venomous King Cobras". Tourist in India. Retrieved 27 July 2022.

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