Vijayapura

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Vijayapur is a town in Devanahalli taluk and Bangalore Rural district in the Indian state of Karnataka. Vijayapura's old name is Vadigenahalli. Local villagers still refer Vijayapura as Vadigenahalli.

Vijayapur
city
Vijayapur is located in Karnataka
Vijayapur
Vijayapur
Location in Karnataka, India
Vijayapur is located in India
Vijayapur
Vijayapur
Vijayapur (India)
Coordinates: 13°17′N 77°48′E / 13.29°N 77.8°E / 13.29; 77.8Coordinates: 13°17′N 77°48′E / 13.29°N 77.8°E / 13.29; 77.8
Country India
StateKarnataka
DistrictBangalore Rural
Elevation
883 m (2,897 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total34,866
Languages
 • OfficialKannada
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-KA
Vehicle registrationKA
Websitevijayapuratown.mrc.gov.in

GeographyEdit

Vijayapura is located at 13°17′N 77°48′E / 13.29°N 77.8°E / 13.29; 77.8.[2] It has an average elevation of 883 metres (2896 feet).

DemographicsEdit

As of 2001 India census,[3] Vijayapura had a population of 29,458. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Vijayapura has an average literacy rate of 64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 69%, and female literacy is 59%. In Vijayapura, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Vijayapur was formerly known as Vadagenhalli, a corrupt form of veda-gaana-halli .

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.censusindia.gov.in/pca/SearchDetails.aspx?Id=670772
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Vijayapura
  3. ^ "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.