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Talikota also Talikote is a town with a Town Municipal Council, in Vijayapura district in the northern part of the Indian state of Karnataka.[2][3] It lies on the left (north) bank of the Doni River and is about 85 kilometers to the southeast of Vijayapura city. The Battle of Talikota was fought here on 23 January 1565 and the town is also home to the Khasgateswer temple which attracts the devotees from Vijayapura, Bagalkot, Yadgiri, Raichur and Kalburgi districts. The town also hosts many institutes

Talikota

Talikote
city
Nickname(s): 
Talikoti
Talikota is located in Karnataka
Talikota
Talikota
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 16°28′34″N 76°18′39″E / 16.47611°N 76.31083°E / 16.47611; 76.31083Coordinates: 16°28′34″N 76°18′39″E / 16.47611°N 76.31083°E / 16.47611; 76.31083
Country India
StateKarnataka
DistrictVijayapura
Government
 • LeaderMaaz
Elevation
509 m (1,670 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total31,693
Languages
 • OfficialKannada
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationKA - 28
Websitewww.talikotetown.gov.in

GeographyEdit

Talikota is on an upland plateau in the Western Ghats at an average elevation of 509 metres (1669 feet).

DemographicsEdit

At the 2001 census, Talikota had a population of 26,205. Males constituted 56% of the population and females 44%. Talikoti had an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy was 81%, and female literacy was 62%. In 2001 in Talikoti, 22% of the population was under 6 years of age.[4]

At the 2011 census, Talikota had a population of 68,217.[citation needed] Postal code of Talikota is 586214.

Talikota Religion Data 2011Edit

Population, 31,693

Hindu, 58.30%

Muslim, 40.47%

www.census2011.co.in

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.censusindia.gov.in/pca/SearchDetails.aspx?Id=644154
  2. ^ Tālīkota (Approved) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  3. ^ "2001 Census of India: Alphabetical list of towns and their population: Karnataka" (PDF). Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived (PDF) from the original on 24 November 2007. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.