Mandya is a City in the state of Karnataka. It is the headquarter of Mandya district and is located 45 kilometres (28 mi) from Mysore and 100 kilometres (62 mi) from Bangalore. Sugar factories contribute to the major economic output. It is also called Sugar city (which in Kannada means Sakkare naadu) because sugarcane is a major crop.Mandya city has districts office premises, currently Mandya city is having 35 municipal wards of Mandya city municipal corporation. The Mandya railway station is located in the city centre well connected to mysore and Bangalore,and also to daily train service to Chennai, Hyderabad,kochuveli, Mangalore belgavi,bagalkote,hubbali,ballary and other parts of the state,and also weekly trains to Varanasi,darbanga, Jaipur,Ajmer.The city has the KSRTC bus stand and has the frequent service to Bangalore and Mysore.The NH 275 pass over the city.[2]

Mandya

Mandavya (Old Name)
City Municipal Council
Nickname(s): 
Sugar City
Mandya is located in Karnataka
Mandya
Mandya
Coordinates: 12°31′N 76°54′E / 12.52°N 76.9°E / 12.52; 76.9Coordinates: 12°31′N 76°54′E / 12.52°N 76.9°E / 12.52; 76.9
Country India
StateKarnataka
RegionBayaluseeme
DistrictMandya
Elevation
678 m (2,224 ft)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total131,211
Languages
 • OfficialKannada,[language]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
571401[1]
Vehicle registrationKA-11,KA-54
Websitehttps://mandya.nic.in/en/

GeographyEdit

Mandya (ಮಂಡ್ಯ / मंड्या) is located at 12°31′N 76°54′E / 12.52°N 76.9°E / 12.52; 76.9.[3] It has an average elevation of 678 metres (2,224 ft).

DemographicsEdit

As of 2001 India census,[4] Mandya had a population of 131,211. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Mandya has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 68%. In Mandya, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

HistoryEdit

There is a brief history of 75 years to Mandya. Mandya celebrated it 75th year(Amrutha Mahothsava) in 2015. The magnificent KRS dam was built by Krishna Raja Wadiyar IV and M. Visvesvaraya in Mandya. There are a lot of historical places of importance in Mandya. In 2016, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) excavated another 13 ft (4.0 m) statue of Bahubali, a much revered figure among Jains. He was the son of Adinath, the first tirthankara of Jainism, and the younger brother of Bharata Chakravartin, identified with the 3rd – 9th centuries in Arthipura, Mandya district. The excavation is expected to be completed by 2018.[5][needs update] The Archaeological Survey of India has also excavated an 8th-century statue of Bahubali in Arthipura, Maddur, Mandya, Karnataka, that is 3 ft (0.91 m) feet wide and 3.5 ft (1.1 m) tall.[6]

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Mandya (1981–2010, extremes 1972–2012)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 35.6
(96.1)
36.2
(97.2)
37.8
(100.0)
38.6
(101.5)
39.1
(102.4)
37.9
(100.2)
34.4
(93.9)
33.6
(92.5)
35.1
(95.2)
33.5
(92.3)
32.8
(91.0)
36.6
(97.9)
39.1
(102.4)
Average high °C (°F) 29.7
(85.5)
32.3
(90.1)
34.5
(94.1)
35.1
(95.2)
34.1
(93.4)
30.7
(87.3)
29.5
(85.1)
29.2
(84.6)
30.2
(86.4)
29.7
(85.5)
29.0
(84.2)
28.5
(83.3)
31.0
(87.8)
Average low °C (°F) 15.2
(59.4)
16.9
(62.4)
19.3
(66.7)
21.4
(70.5)
21.3
(70.3)
20.1
(68.2)
19.9
(67.8)
19.6
(67.3)
19.4
(66.9)
19.4
(66.9)
18.0
(64.4)
15.6
(60.1)
18.8
(65.8)
Record low °C (°F) 8.0
(46.4)
9.0
(48.2)
11.8
(53.2)
15.0
(59.0)
11.7
(53.1)
12.1
(53.8)
15.0
(59.0)
12.2
(54.0)
12.7
(54.9)
12.3
(54.1)
10.1
(50.2)
8.1
(46.6)
8.0
(46.4)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 1.0
(0.04)
4.4
(0.17)
18.8
(0.74)
42.0
(1.65)
83.8
(3.30)
61.1
(2.41)
52.1
(2.05)
76.5
(3.01)
129.4
(5.09)
157.4
(6.20)
52.3
(2.06)
14.1
(0.56)
693.0
(27.28)
Average rainy days 0.2 0.3 1.1 3.0 5.1 3.7 4.6 5.5 6.9 7.9 3.9 1.1 43.0
Average relative humidity (%) (at 17:30 IST) 47 39 34 43 52 66 71 70 66 67 64 56 57
Source: India Meteorological Department[7][8]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pin Code". citypincode.pk. Retrieved 6 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Pakistan sugar industry". karnataka.com. Retrieved 6 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Mandya". fallingrain.com. Retrieved 6 May 2016.
  4. ^ "Census of India 2001". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  5. ^ Girish, M. B. (23 February 2016) [4 December 2015], "Another Jain centre under excavation in Mandya district", Deccan Chronicle
  6. ^ "Eighth Century Jain Temple Discovered in Maddur", The New Indian Express, Express News Service, 7 January 2015
  7. ^ "Station: Mandya Climatological Table 1981–2010" (PDF). Climatological Normals 1981–2010. India Meteorological Department. January 2015. pp. 473–474. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 February 2020. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  8. ^ "Extremes of Temperature & Rainfall for Indian Stations (Up to 2012)" (PDF). India Meteorological Department. December 2016. p. M100. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 February 2020. Retrieved 18 April 2020.

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