Uttara Kannada District

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Uttara Kannada

North Canara
District
World's Second Tallest Statue of Shiva at Murdeshwar, Bhatkal Taluk
World's Second Tallest Statue of Shiva at Murdeshwar, Bhatkal Taluk
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Coordinates: 14°36′N 74°42′E / 14.6°N 74.7°E / 14.6; 74.7Coordinates: 14°36′N 74°42′E / 14.6°N 74.7°E / 14.6; 74.7
Country India
StateKarnataka
RegionCoastal Karnataka
HeadquarterKarwar
TalukasKarwar, Ankola, Kumta, Honnavar, Bhatkal, Sirsi, Siddapur, Yellapur, Mundgod, Haliyal, Joida, Dandeli
Government
 • Deputy CommissionerShri S S Nakul, IAS
Area
 • Total10,291 km2 (3,973 sq mi)
Area rank5th
Elevation
500 m (1,600 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total1,437,169
 • Density140/km2 (400/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialKannada
 • RegionalTulu, Konkani, Urdu, Nawayathi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
581xxx
Telephone code+91 0(838x)
ISO 3166 codeIN-KL
Vehicle registration
Coastline142 kilometres (88 mi)
Sex ratio979 [1] /
Literacy84.06
Lok Sabha constituencyUttara Kannada Lok Sabha constituency
ClimateMansoon (Köppen)
Precipitation2,835 millimetres (111.6 in)
Avg. summer temperature33 °C (91 °F)
Avg. winter temperature20 °C (68 °F)
Websiteuttarakannada.nic.in

Uttara Kannada (also known as North Canara) is a district in the Indian state of Karnataka.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Uttara Kannada (North Canara) : Census 2011". Government of India. Retrieved 17 February 2012.

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