About Chikmagalur district:

Chikmagalur is a district in Karnataka state, India. The total area of the district is 7,201 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 1137753 living in houses, among them male population is 567483 and female population is 570270. Sex ratio of the district is 1008 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 79.25%.

Chikmagalur district vehicle registration code is KA 18. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Chikkamagaluru.


Electricity Tariff Slabs and Rates:

  • 1 to 30 units = Rs.3.0 per unit
  • 31 to 100 units = Rs.4.40 per unit
  • 101 to 200 units = Rs.5.90 per unit
  • 201 and above units = Rs.6.90 per unit
Important Festivals of the district:

Yugadi, Dussehra, Makara Snakranthi, Karaga, Hampi Festival, Hoysala Mahotsava, Vairamudi, Tula Sankramana, Diwali, Eid-ul-Adha, Muharrum, Eid-ul-Fitr are the major festivals celebrated in Chikmagalur district.

Chikmagalur Cuisine:

Ajethna, Akki rotti, Basundi, Benne dose, Bisi Bele Bath, Bombay rava, Bonda, Byadagi chilli, Chapati, Chiroti, Chitranna, Churmuri, Dalithoy, Dharwad pedha, Dosa, Enne gai, Jhunka, Jolada rotti, Karadantu, Kori rotti, Kosambari, Maddur vada, Mangalore bajji, Mangalorean Bangude Masala, Mitra Samaja, Mysore pak, Narsobawadi Basundi, Neer dosa, Oondees, Papadum, Ragi mudde, Ragi rotti, Rasam, Rava dosa, Rava idli, Surnoli, Thumbuli, Upma, Upsaaru, Uttapam, Vada are few of the many varieties of Chikmagalur.

Top tourist places in Chikmagalur:

Places of interest in Chikmagalur:

Mullayanagiri, Sringeri Mutt, Annapurneshwari Temple, Sringeri Sharada Peetha, Z Point, Baba Budangiri, Hebbe Falls, Kudremukh National Park, Kudremukh Peak, Veera Narayana Temple, Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary, Hanuman Gundi Falls, Mullayangiri, Kalasa, Hirekolale Lake, Baba Budan Giri Hills, Jhari Waterfalls, Doddabale Siddaragudda Peak, Kodandaramaswami Temple, Deviramma Temple, Shankar Falls, Ayyana Kere, Sarada Temple, Shri Jagadguru Badari Shankaracharya Samsthanam, Amrutesvara Temple, Muthodi Wildlife Sanctuary, Torana Ganapati Temple, Central Coffee Research Institution, Galikere Lake, Gangamoola Hill are the major tourist attractions of the district.

Agriculture:

Rice, Ragi, Jowar, Maize, Pulses, Oilseeds, Cashews, coconut, arecanut, cardamom, chillies, cotton, sugarcane and tobacco are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the area.

Railway Stations in Chikmagalur district:

  • Ajjampur
  • Amritapura
  • Belandur Road
  • Birur Junction
  • Devanur
  • Kadur
  • Ballekere Halt
  • Nagavangala
  • Tarikere Junction

Insurance Companies in Chikmagalur:

  • National Insurance ,Yashoram Chambers, 2nd Floor, Ratnagiri Road, P B No.179, Chikamagalur, Karnataka 577101
  • Exide Life Insurance Company Limited ,First Floor, Archana Arcade Main Road, Chickmagaluru, Karnataka 577101

Lawyers (Advocates) in Chikmagalur:

  • Sri Laxmana Godwda B M Advocate ,Advocate, Jayanagar, Chikmagalur - 577101, Chikmagalur, 577101
  • Advocate Sham.Khimraj ,M.a.road, Mudigere, Chikmagalur - 577132
  • Putta Naik BA BL Advocate , S/O Putta Naik Advocate And Notary, Belt Road, Chikmagalur - 577101, Chikmagalur, 577101

Blood banks in Chikmagalur:

  • RED CROSS SOCIETY , Vijaya Nagar, Chickmagaluru, Karnataka 577101

Trading companies in Chikmagalur:

  • Angel Broking ,UMARAM COMPLEXKM ROAD SHOP NO 27 HANUMANTHAPPA CIRCLEDistrict:Chikmagalur,KAPostcode:577101
  • Angel Broking ,NO-12 MATHIAS TOWERS 1. G. ROADCHIKMAGALURDistrict:Chikmagalur,KAPostcode:577101
  • ASIT C MEHTA INVESTMENT INTERRMEDIATES LTD ,OPP OLD BATA M G ROADDistrict:Chikmagalur,KAPostcode:577101
  • Angel Broking ,No. 12, Mathais Tower,I.G. RoadDistrict:Chikmagalur,KAPostcode:577101
  • ASIT C. MEHTA INVESTMENT INT. LTD ,OPP.: OLD BATA M.G.ROADDistrict:Chikmagalur,KAPostcode:577101

Hotels in Chikmagalur:

  • Hotel Rajmahal, I.G.Road, Opp Punjab National Bank, Chickmagaluru, Karnataka 577101
  • Silent Valley Resort,Thodlu, Kalasa-Kudremukh Road, Chickmagalur District, Kalasa, Karnataka 577124
  • Ozone Valley,State Highway 57, Vijaya Nagar, Chickmagaluru, Karnataka 577101
  • The Grand Krishna, Narasingha Rao Road, Basavanahalli, Chickmagaluru, Karnataka 577101
  • The Gateway Hotel Chikmagalur, Jyoti Nagar Post, Chickmagaluru, Karnataka 577102
  • The Lotus Boutique Hotel,Naidu Complex, Next to Vijaya Bank, Indira Gandhi Rd, chikmagalur, Chickmagaluru, Karnataka 577101
  • Hotel Vasanth Vihar,Opp Renukacharya Kalyan Mantap, Ratnagiri Road, Chickmagaluru, Karnataka 577101
  • Hotel Mayura Deluxe & Regency,Mahatma Gandhi Park Road, Kadur, Chickmagaluru, Karnataka 577101

Theatres in Chikmagalur district:

  • Gurunatha Theatre - Indira Gandhi Road, Kadur, Chikmagalur
  • Milan Talkies - Indira Gandhi Road, Chikkamagaluru 577101, Karnataka
  • Sree Lekha - Arvind nagar, Chikmagalur., Pin - 577 101

Demographics:

Taluka in the district and their information is given below.

Tehsil Population Male Female
Chikmagalur
Chikmagalur 186967 93219 93748
Kadur 234794 118150 116644
Koppa 79889 39287 40602
Mudigere 116216 57164 59052
Narasimharajapura 58632 28712 29920
Sringeri 32617 16044 16573
Tarikere 189338 94969 94369
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 1
2 Axis Bank 3
3 Bank Of Baroda 1
4 Bank Of India 1
5 Canara Bank 41
6 Central Bank Of India 1
7 Corporation Bank 16
8 Federal Bank 2
9 HDFC Bank 1
10 ICICI Bank Limited 3
11 IDBI Bank 1
12 Indian Bank 2
13 Indian Overseas Bank 8
14 Indusind Bank 1
15 ING Vysya Bank 2
16 Karnataka Bank Limited 26
17 Punjab National Bank 1
18 State Bank Of India 7
19 State Bank Of Mysore 23
20 Syndicate Bank 15
21 The Karanataka State Cooperative Apex Bank Limited 1
22 UCO Bank 1
23 Union Bank Of India 1
24 Vijaya Bank 12