Jog Falls is a major tourist attraction. Karnataka District Factbook TM : Shimoga District, Karnataka District FactPage TM : Shimoga District. Govindapura has a total population of 427 peoples. [44] Ashok Gudigar is one of the sculptors from this clan. Foundry, agriculture and animal husbandry are the major contributors to the economy of Shimoga district. There are 116 pre-university colleges[69] in the district out of which 51 government pre-university colleges. There are many temples in Ballegavi, some constructed as per Late Chalukyan architecture: Kedareshvara temple, Tripurantakeshvara temple, and Prabhudeva temple. Shimoga, located almost in the central part of Karnataka, occupies an area of 1058,000 Hectares. Out of which 255,262 are males while 252,062 are females. [88] It is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. Shimoga Population 2021 The college is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka. It is on the premises of the McGann Hospital in Shimoga,[83] established in memory of British Surgeon Dr. T.G.McGann. District Level Information of Shimoga (Karnataka). [29] The district ranks 275th in India out of a total of 640 districts. Kavaledurga is a fort on a hill 5,056 feet (1,541 m) above sea level. It has been built in the Hoysala style called 'trikutachala'. [108] The district football team has won inter-district football tournaments. The results for the 542 of the 543 Lok Sabha constituencies that went to the polls in a seven phase election are being announced on Thursday, May 23, 2019. There are three temples in Keldai: Rameshvara temple, Veerbhadreshvara temple, and Parvati temple. The estimated literacy level of Shimoga is 80.49%. pass in Shimoga district", "List of affiliated and constituent colleges of Kuvempu university", "Profile of P G Dept. It is situated 6km away from Shimoga, which is both district & sub-district headquarter of Govindapura village. [72], There are 1106 lower primary schools, 1185 higher primary schools and 393 high schools in Shimoga district. [93] Since then 13 matches have been played[95][96] out of which 3 are Ranji matches. [43], Gudigars are a clan of craftsmen who are specialised in carving intricate designs on wood, mainly sandalwood. The two major rivers that flow through this district are Tunga and Bhadra which meet at Koodli near Shimoga city to gain the name of Tungabhadra, which later joins River Krishna. This semi-urban general constituency has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of 16.05% and a Scheduled Tribe population of 3.85%. As per 2009 stats, Pillangere village is also a gram panchayat. [34] The Sacred Heart church, constructed in the 1990s, is second largest church of Asia.[34]. As per the figures, every year it is seen that the population increases by around 16,840. Later the Kadambas became feudatories of the Badami Chalukyas around 540 CE. It was opened in 1972. It has been built in the Chalukyan style. Lok Sabha Election 2019, Karnataka profile: Congress-JDS, BJP set for epic clash; Belgaum, Bangalore North, Shimoga key seats With 28 seats, Karnataka has the second highest number of Lok Sabha seats in the south after Tamil Nadu. [33] Kannada is the dominant language in this district. Shimoga, Hassan and Chickmagalur districts come under the Shimoga zone in the Karnataka premier league. In the years 1901–1970, Shimoga received an average annual rainfall of 1813.9 mm with an average of 86 days in the year being rainy days. [119] There are proposals to upgrade the Nehru stadium in Shimoga. Shimoga Taluk having 991 females to 1000 males has the lowest sex-ratio.[30]. 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District Level Socio-economic Statistical Data of India, (Please Note: After login, you are require to re-click the desired table heading), A storehouse of socio-economic statistical information of 620 districts of India, Provides constituency-wise election data for all 543 parliamentary and 4120 state assembly constituencies, since independence, A collection of election & reference books in print, eBook and Web based access formats, Age Group-wise Population (As per 2001 Census), Age Group-wise Population (As per 2011 Census), Existing Subscriber please login by providing your, Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of. [50], The tele-serial Malgudi days which was based on a novel written by R K Narayan was shot in Agumbe. The population of Shimoga from the year 2014-18 can be seen above and there is a definite increment of 84,200 in the past 5 years. It is situated 26km away from Shimoga, which is both district & sub-district headquarter of Mallapura village. Shimoga District population is 1755512. For its eponymous headquarters, see, B G S Central School which is affiliated CBSE is at Karehalli Bhadravathi, Jawaharlal Nehru national college of engineering, P.E.S. from Shimoga town on the way to Thirthahalli. [21] Karnataka is the largest producer of arecanut in India, the majority of which is cultivated in the Shimoga district. of Slums in Shimoga city numbers 14,610 in which population of 63,949 resides. There are various legends of how the name Shimoga has evolved. The total population of Shimoga is 322,650 out of which 162,018 are males and 160,632 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Shimoga is 991. Mallapura has a total population of 1,479 peoples. [88], Sahyadri science college offers two post graduate programmes: M.Sc. [27] The district has a population density of 207 inhabitants per square kilometre (540/sq mi). This multi cropping can help in maximum utilisation of land space and improve soil fertility. Karnataka government has created industrial regions to encourage industrialisation of the district: KIADB Nidige Industrial area in Bhadravathi taluk; Machinahaali Industrial Area. [8] After the fall of the Shatavahana empire around 200 CE, the area came under the control of the Kadambas of Banavasi around 345 CE. A major part of Shimoga district lies in the Malnad region or the Sahyadri. Suduru has a total population of 533 peoples. Birds include Hornbills, Kingfishers, Bulbuls, Parakeets, Doves, Pigeons, babblers, Flycatchers, munias, Swallows, Woodpeckers, Peafowl, Jungle fowl, Partridges. Shimoga District Administrative head quarter is Shivamogga. [100] Shivamogga Lions represents the Shimoga zone in the KPL. Keladi and Ikkeri were the capitals of Keladi Nayakas. [121], This article is about the district. It is famous for its rock formations. Major investments are made in food; beverages, engineering, and mechanical goods. [48] Many cultural programmes[48] are held during this time. [90] Jawaharlal Nehru national college of engineering has 7 post-graduate programmes: Master of computer applications; Master of business administration; M.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering; M.Tech in Network & Internet Engineering; M.Tech in Design Engineering; M.Tech in Transportation Engineering and Management; M.Tech in Digital Electronics and Communication Systems. [82] National College of Pharmacy in the center of the city is one of the oldest college in Karnataka state and students across the nation has studied here. Shimoga Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 Shimoga is one of the constituencies in 28-seat Karnataka. The Shimoga City Municipal Council has population of 322,650 of which 162,018 are males while 160,632 are females as per report released by Census India 2011. Havyaka people have their own cuisine consisting of such varied items like genesale (sweet made of jaggery, rice and coconut), thotadevvu (sweet made of rice and sugarcane juice) and thambli (a curd preparation containing other ingredients like ginger, turmeric root, jasmine and rose sprouts). The headquarters is in Heggodu. Known as the ‘Gateway to Malnad’, this district of Shimoga has the eponymous city of Shimoga as its administrative headquarters. Shimoga district. The crops cultivated in this district are paddy, arecanut, cotton, maize, oil seeds, cashewnut, pepper, chili, ginger, Ragi. According to one, the name Shivamogga is related to the Hindu God Shiva. [88] It offers B.D.S. Jog Falls is a major tourist attraction. The articles they make are sold at government emporiums. As per 2009 stats, Kadekallu is the gram panchayat of Kadekal village. It was established by K. V. Subbanna in 1958. 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[15] When the Vijayanagar empire was defeated in 1565 CE in the battle of Tallikota, the Keladi Nayakas who were originally feudatory of the Vijayanagar empire took control, declared sovereignty, and ruled as an independent kingdom for about two centuries. According to one legend, the name Shivamogga is related to the Hindu God Shiva. [17] The average annual temperature of Shimoga district is around 26 °C. [34] They are known for architecture and sculpture. [6], During Treta yuga, Lord Rama killed Maricha, who was in the disguise of a deer at Mrugavadhe near Thirthahalli. The total geographical area of village is 416.51 hectares. [1] There are seven taluks: Soraba, Sagara, Hosanagar, Shimoga, Shikaripura, Thirthahalli, and Bhadravathi. The statistical data, graphs and charts shown offer the information on almost all socio-economic parameters of a district in a very handy format. [69] There are 51 government colleges, 3 bifurcated colleges, 47 unaided colleges and 15 aided colleges. Yakshagana has a long history in the district and Dr. Kota Shivarama Karantha suggests that origin of the 'badaguthittu' form of Yakshagana took place in the region between Ikkeri of Shimoga district and Udupi. [35] This was the third Kannada Sahiya Sammelana held at Shimoga: The first one was held in 1946 (president: Da.Ra.Bendre) and second one in 1976 (president: S.V.Ranganna). [98][99] The VISL cricket stadium is located in Bhadravathi. KSSIDC Siddlipura Industrial Area. Shimoga District, in the Bangalore region is a district of Karnataka with its administrative headquarters located at Shimoga city. Another legend indicates that the name Shimoga is derived from the word Sihi-Moge which means sweet pot. Hindus constitute 85.45% of the population with Muslims making up 12.25% of the population; the remaining part of the population is made up by Christians, Buddhists and other religious groups. Shimoga city is its administrative centre. [13] In the 12th century, with the weakening of the Kalyani Chalukyas, the Hoysalas annexed this area. [27] Shimoga has a sex ratio of 995 females per 1000 males[27] and a literacy rate of 80.5%. [120] There are proposals to build sports stadium at Thirthahalli, Shikaripura and Soraba. 935 likes. Shivamogga district is a district in the Karnataka state of India. As of 2011 Shimoga district has a population of 1,752,753. [102] Bharat Chipli is a cricketer from Sagar who plays for Deccan Chargers. [37] Shivarama Karantha Rangamandira is an auditorium for Ninasam. Shimoga district, officially known as Shivamogga district,[4] is a district in the Karnataka state of India. The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Shimoga city is 32691 which is 10% of the total population. If child sex ratio data of Shimoga district is considered, figure is 958 girls per 1000 boys. [38] Ninasam started a Theatre-in-education project called Shalaranga with the help from the government of India during 1991-1993. [69] In the 2012 second year pre-university examination, the district ranked 5th with 54.31% of passed candidates.[75]. There are about 100 houses in Suduru village. [23] As of 2000[update], there were about 9800 industrial units in Shimoga District (small, medium and large), with more than 41,000 employees.[23]. A major part of Shimoga district lies in the Malnad region or the Sahyadri. Cinema personalities born in Shimoga district: Rice is the staple food for majority of the people in Shimoga district. About Shimoga District Shimoga District is one among 30 Districts of Karnataka State ,India. Achakanya Falls is located near a village called Aralsuruli, 10 km from Thirthahalli on the way to Hosanagara. They are concentrated in the Sagara and Soraba taluks. [71] There are 1106 lower primary schools and 1185 higher primary schools. Shimoga Urban Area Population Projections. The places are near Sagar. This page was last edited on 28 November 2020, at 02:13. Some cowherds, found this pot and after tasting the sweet beverage named this place Sihi-Moge. Another legend indicates that the name Shimoga is derived from the word Sihi-Moge which means sweet pot. 61 likes. They meet at Koodli and become Tungabhadra river. The assembly constituencies in Shimoga district are:[25], According to the 2011 census Shimoga district has a population of 1,752,753,[27] which is roughly equal to population of the nation Gambia[28] and the state of Nebraska of the United States. [39][40] Ford Foundation has volunteered in establishing a rural theatre and film culture project called Janaspandana. The Lakshminarasimha temple is located in the Bhadravathi city. you are not authorized to access this information. [84] There are 21 departments in the college. [109][110][111] Shimoga was the host for the CBSE National Handball Championship in 2009. The district administration is headed by the deputy commissioner who has the additional role of a district magistrate. of Management Studies & Research Center", "Prerana Education Society Institute of Technology - India - Cricket Grounds - ESPN Cricinfo", "First class matches played on Nehru stadium, Shimoga", "Shimoga gears up to host Ranji Trophy match", "Shimoga to get Intnal standard cricket stadium", "KSCA to build new cricket stadium at Shimoga", "Budhuram, Pushpender Aplesh set new marks", "Volleyball tournament in Shimoga from November 16", "Extra Curricular Activities of the Students, In Inter-Institutional Competitions", "40 teams to take part in handball championship", "Jnanadeepa School retains handball championship", "Junior badminton tournament from Sept. 4", "History of Sri Kudali Sringeri Sharada Peetham", "Bahuguna to lend strength to movement to save Sharavati", "Nagara Town: Imperial Gazetteer of India, Vol. The Shimoga Lok Sabha constituency comprises the entire Shimoga district and also covers parts of Nalluru and Ubrani hoblis of Channagiri taluk of Davanagere district. The birds found here are median, Sakrebailu Elephant Camp lies 14 km. The food in this district is somewhat similar to Udupi cuisine. A folk fair was organised in Shimoga in 2006. 2022 387,000 As of 2005 it had 1,286,181 voters, of whom Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes account for more than 250,000; Lingayats for around 200,000; Deevaru for 160,000; Muslims for 150,000; and Brahmins and Vokkaligas for 105,000 and others 200,000. The district ranks 9th in terms of the total area among the districts of Karnataka. Sagara has a very good cricket stadium called Gopalagowda Stadium, It is the only best leather pitch stadium in the district. This is a small island surrounded by Tunga river. List of all Talukas in Shimoga District of Karnataka. Out of 640 districts, books for key 620 districts are available. The Satakarni inscription has been found in the Shikaripur taluk. The Aghoreshvara temple is in Ikkeri. [112][113] City-level basketball tournaments are conducted in Sahyadri College premises. [7] The district came into the control of Satavahanas. Shimoga Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 28 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Karnataka state in southern India. [89] and MTA. Shiva-Mukha (Face of Shiva), Shivana-Moogu (Nose of Shiva) or Shivana-Mogge (Flowers to be offered to Shiva) can be the origins of the name "Shivamogga". At the time of the previous Lok Sabha elections in 2014, Shimoga had 1,562,241 registered electors -- 778,767 of them male and 783,474 female. [80] There are two engineering colleges in the district: Jawaharlal Nehru national college of engineering and P.E.S. [36] Ninasam is a drama institute. It was directed by Girish Karnad. [14] After the fall of the Hoysalas, the entire region came under the Vijayanagar Empire. Other rural industries in this district are carpentry, blacksmith, leather, pottery, beekeeping, stone cutting, handlooms, agarbathi, and sandalwood carving. 2021 381,000. B. V. Karanth composed music for this film. Voting for the 543 seats happened from April 11, 2019 to May 19, 2019. [49] Marikamba festival is celebrated in Sagara once in 3 years. The total Shimoga district population living in rural areas is 1,129,026 of which males and females are 565,821 and 563,205 respectively. The total geographical area of village is 633.16 hectares. Pillangere has a total population of 2,037 peoples. Shivappa Naik palace is located in Shimoga on the banks of river Tunga; it was constructed by Shivappa nayaka of Keladi. Bhadra river dam is built across Bhadra river at. According to 2011 census, the district encompasses a geographical area of 8478 sq km and has a population of 17,52,753 (persons) including 8,77,415 (males) and 8,75,338 (females). Major polytechnics among them are Government Polytechnic - Bhadravathi, Government Women's Polytechnic - Gopala, Sahyadri Polytechnic, Sanjay Memorial Polytechnic-Sagara, DVS Polytechnic. [46], Dollu Kunitha and Yakshagana are some of the dance forms which are prevalent in this district. Recommendations and Reviews. According to this … GHS JADE have won several computation organised by Department Of Education, Like Sports, Prathiba Karanji in every year, In 2015 this Highschool started to offer English Medium classes for 8th, 9th and 10th students. The Doddajogihalli village has population of 912 of which 444 are males while 468 are females as per Population … It is spread over an area of 8465 km2.[16]. ", "LIST OF GOVT, AIDED & UNAIDED PU COLLEGES", "II PU: 54.31 p.c. Nilakanteshwara Natya Seva Sangha is located in a village called Heggodu in Sagara. There are about 112 houses in Govindapura village. Iron, agriculture, automobiles and engineering are the major industries in Shimoga district. The population of children between age 0-6 is 182751 which is 10.43% of total population. [16] The peak Kodachadri hill at an altitude of 1343 metres above sea level is the highest point in this district. El distrito de Shimoga es una parte de la rica región natural de Malnad en Karnataka.También conocida como "la entrada a Malnad o Malenaada Hebbagilu en legua kannada.Está rodeado por el distrito de Haveri al noreste, el distrito de Davanagere al este, el distrito de Chikmagalur al sur este, el distrito de Udupi al sur oeste, y el distrito de Uttara Kannada al nor oeste. Out of which 877415 are males while 875338 are females. This has led to water crisis and other problems.[19]. [40][41] Ninasam conducts a summer workshop for youngsters. [10][11], In the 8th century Rashtrakutas ruled this district. [18] In some regions of the district, the day temperature can reach 40 °C during summer. The total area of the city is 104.71 square kilometres (40.43 sq mi). The population of Shimoga in 2019 is estimated to be 464,700 + 16,840 = 481,540. This two-page report in A-3 paper size format comprises the basic information of a particular district. Ballegavi, also known as 'Dakshina kedara' was the capital of Banavasi rulers during the 12th century CE. The Shimoga city is divided into 35 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. [81] PES institute of technology and management was established in 2007. The district has a sex ratio of 977 females to 1000 males. A comprehensive statistical book on each district of India. Some of the bird species found here are Malabar whistling thrush; species of Bulbuls; Woodpeckers, Hornbills, pigeons, Drongos, Asian paradise flycatcher. There are about 332 houses in Kadekal village. The statistical data, graphs and charts shown offer the information on almost all socio-economic parameters of a district in a very handy format. He has played test cricket for India from 1969 to 1983 making 91 appearances. The city lies on the banks of the Tunga River. Sacred Heart church, built in the 1990s and second largest church of Asia, is in the city of Shimoga. The falls is formed by the. As the district lies in the tropical region, rainy season occurs from June to October. Ayurvedacharya degree. There are 16681 male children and 16010 female children between the age 0-6 years. [86] T.M.A.E. It has features of. Mandli-Kallur Industrial area in Shimoga taluk; Shimoga Industrial estate in Shimoga; Kallahalli Industrial estate in Shimoga. Shimoga city is its administrative centre. It is one of 7 Taluks of Shimoga district. [92], Shimoga district has three cricket stadiums: Nehru stadium,[93] Jawaharlal Nehru college of engineering cricket ground and PES Institute of Technology Cricket ground. Assistant commissioners, tahsildars, shirastedars, revenue inspectors and village accountants help the deputy commissioner in the administration of the district. However, exclusive dishes specified to Malenadu are a part of Shimoga District. This high school has Biggest Playground and More than 500+ Students From Jade, and surrounding up to 10 km Villages are Studying in this School. 19 years of serving socio-economic & electoral research fraternity in India and abroad. As of 2005 it had 1,286,181 voters: Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes account for 2.2 lakhs; Lingayats account for two lakhs; Deevaru (Idiga)account for 1.8 lakh; (Madivala) account for 1.2 lakh;Muslims account for 1.6 lakh; Brahmins and Vokkaligas account for 1.25 lakh each. [1] The district has two engineering colleges, two medical colleges, an ayurvedic medical college, dental college, veterinary College and an agricultural college. News D:24.10.2019 +5. As spices have high commercial value it provides additional income to farmers. [107] VTU inter-collegiate cricket, football, volleyball and handball tournaments are held in the districts. [101], Gundappa Viswanath is a cricketer from Bhadravathi. The cooking in the Malnad region of Shimoga district includes items like midigayi-uppinakai (tender-mango pickle), sandige (similar to pappadum), avalakki (beaten rice) and akki rotti. [87] Both colleges are affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. Varadamoola is 6 km from Sagar town. River Varada originates at this place. Shiva-Mukha (Face of Shiva), Shivana-Moogu (Nose of Shiva) or Shivana-Mogge (Flowers to be offered to Shiva) can be the origins of the name "Shimoga". As of 1 August 2019, the city had an estimated population of 21,402 in 10,787 households, and a population density of 200 persons per km². Karnataka District FactPage TM: Shimoga District This two-page report in A-3 paper size format comprises the basic information of a particular district. This is around 19.82% of total population of Shimoga city. There are 214 villages and 1 towns in Shimoga Taluk. This is a training camp where elephants undergo training from. Religious Organization. The palace was built by Shivappa Nayaka during the 17th century CE. So, the population of Shimoga in the year 2019 as per estimated data = 481,540. It has a library, rehearsal hall, guesthouse and theatre. Being the gateway for the hilly region of the Western Ghats, the city is popularly nicknamed as "Gateway to Malnad". [73] The college offers 7 courses in B.E. KIADB Devakathikoppa Industrial Area. Kadekal has a total population of 1,626 peoples. The Kedareshvara temple is located in Kubetoor. The average temperature has increased substantially over the years. [73] There are five CBSE schools,[74] including Jnanadeepa school. There are about 277 houses in Mallapura village. The region has protected areas classified as wildlife sanctuaries to ensure the protection of these species: Python, cobra, king cobra, rat snake, marsh crocodile are among the reptiles found in the sanctuary. Shivappa Nayaka palace and museum is in the city of Shimoga. Curado por los analistas de datos de Knoema para entregar indicadores y pronósticos líderes a corto y largo plazo de fuentes confiables para cada una de las industrias cubiertas. The hills are 1343 m. Kundadri is a hill near Thirthahalli. Ambuteertha is located 10 km from Thirthahalli. The total geographical area of village is 706.27 hectares. It is situated 12km away from Shimoga, which is both district & sub-district headquarter of Kadekal village. In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, there were a total of eligible electors and the voter turnout was calculated at %. It is situated 24km away from Shimoga, which is both district & sub-district headquarter of Suduru village. [74]B G S Central School which is affiliated CBSE is at Karehalli Bhadravathi. Tunga and Bhadra originates at Varaha mountains. K.S.Nissar Ahmed was the president of the event. There are about 479 houses in Pillangere village. Doddajogihalli Population - Shimoga, Karnataka Doddajogihalli is a medium size village located in Shikarpur Taluka of Shimoga district, Karnataka with total 222 families residing. [52] The film Kanoora heggadathi which was based on the novel written by Kuvempu was shot in Thirthahalli taluk. Shimoga is a City Municipal Council city in district of Shimoga, Karnataka. SSF Shimoga District. [42] Ninasam chitrasamaja is an organisation to encourage film culture and to hold film festivals. As per 2009 stats, Mandagatta is the gram panchayat of Suduru village. He used to boil sweet herbs in an earthen pot. Institute of Technology and Management. [79] and B.C.A. Government High School, Jade is the Top3 Highschool in Soraba Taluk. Vanake-Abbey Falls is in the heart of Malnad forests, 4 km from Agumbe. [94] The first match played on the Nehru stadium was in 1974. The college offers 5 undergraduate programmes in B.E. As per 2009 stats, Agasavalli is the gram panchayat of Govindapura village. The city is 569 m above … Jawaharlal Nehru national college of engineering was established in 1980 by the National education society. In 2011 there were total 406816 families residing in Shimoga district. The total geographical area of village is 585.33 hectares. [103] The 18th Junior National Athletic Championship was held in Shimoga. It is 15 th Largest District in the State by population. The headquarters is Shimoga city. It is is Located 285 KM East towards State capital Bangalore . Shimoga district has produced several Kannada writers and poets: In December 2006, the 73rd Kannada Sahitya Sammelana took place in Shimoga. Varada flows through the town of Banavasi before joining Tungabhadra. 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