Thirthahalli

Thirthahalli is a panchayat town located in the Shimoga district of the state of Karnataka, India. It lies on the bank of the river Tunga and is also the headquarters of the Thirthahalli Taluk of Shimoga district.

Thirthahalli
Taluk
Tunga Bridge with Lightings during Theppotsava
Tunga Bridge with Lightings during Theppotsava
Thirthahalli is located in Karnataka
Thirthahalli
Thirthahalli
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 13°41′24″N 75°14′42″E / 13.690°N 75.245°E / 13.690; 75.245Coordinates: 13°41′24″N 75°14′42″E / 13.690°N 75.245°E / 13.690; 75.245
Country India
StateKarnataka
DistrictShimoga district
RegionMalenadu
Government
 • MLAAraga Jnanendra
Area
 • Total5.91 km2 (2.28 sq mi)
Elevation
566
591 m (1,939 ft)
Population
 (2011[1])
 • Total14,357
 • Density2,400/km2 (6,300/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialKannada
Languages
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
577 432
Telephone code08181
Vehicle registrationKA-14
Websitewww.thirthahallitown.gov.in

GeographyEdit

 
Bridge across the river Tunga at Thirthahalli

Thirthahalli is located at 13°42′N 75°14′E / 13.7°N 75.23°E / 13.7; 75.23.[2] It has an average elevation of 591 metres (1938 feet). The Tirthahalli Town Panchayat has population of 14,528 of which 7,093 are males while 7,435 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.

LanguagesEdit

The majority of people speak Kannada. There are also a sizeable number of Tulu speakers in this region.

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