Hosur

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Hosur is an industrial city in Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is the largest city in the Krishnagiri District. Hosur is the gateway to Karnataka's Capital City from Tamil Nadu. It also serves as the satellite town of Bengaluru. Hosur assembly constituency is part of Krishnagiri Lok Sabha constituency.[1] It is also known as "The Little England' Of India"[2]

Population[change | change source]

According to 2011 census, Hosur had a population of 116,821. The sex-ratio of the city is 968 females for every 1,000 males. This is much above the national average of 929.[3] The average literacy of the city was 76.69%.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-10-31. Retrieved 2008-10-09.
  2. Warrier, Anjali. "Hosur: 'The Little England' Of India". Culture Trip.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Census Info 2011 Final population totals". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014.