Koratagere

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Location
13°31'12"N
077°13'48"E
Country
 India
Categories
  • Sacral
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Description

Koratagere is a Panchayat Town in Tumkur district in the Indian state of Karnataka.

Geography

Koratagere is a Town in Koratagere Taluk in Tumkur District in Karnataka State . Koratagere is Main Town for the Koratagere Taluk . Koratagere is located 27.6 km distance from its District Main City Tumkur . It is located 73 km distance from its State Main City Bangalore 13.52°N 77.23°E / 13.52; 77.23. It has an average elevation of 750 metres (2460 feet).

Places to visit

Siddar Betta, Goravanahalli Goddesses Lakshmi temple, Doddakaayappa Temple-Kuramkote, Gunda Anjaneya temple, Minchakallu Gollagalli, Teeta Dam-Teeta, Gundanjaneya temple (main kortagere town), Gangadhareshwar temple, Chennigaraya Kote, Anjanya temple kyamenahalli, Agrahara Tank, Devarayana Durga mountain with Yoga narasimha and bhoga narasimha, Palahalli Lord Kumara Rama temple, wiste S gollahalli. Another big historical attraction is the Venkateshwara Temple in Akkiramapura village. The temple has traditional architecture and is associated with Mauna Bhargava Rishi (the causal person for Bhargava gothra / lineage), who did penance there. The annual 10-day cart festival, attracting many devotees, is celebrated with Annadaana on each of the festival day. Due to the historical and mythological revenrence for the temple and the congenial facilities, marriages and other ceremonies are regularly conducted here by people of all castes and classes. The cart festival is also held in high esteem and supported by the Muslim establishment in the village.

Demographics

As of 2011 India census, Koratagere had a population of15,265. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Koratagere has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 65%. In Koratagere, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.
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