Nagamangala

Nagamangala
ನಾಗಮಂಗಲ
Town
Saumyakeshava temple, a 12th century Hoysala construction
Saumyakeshava temple, a 12th century Hoysala construction
Nagamangala is located in Karnataka
Nagamangala
Nagamangala
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 12°49′N 76°46′E / 12.82°N 76.76°E / 12.82; 76.76
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Mandya
Elevation 772 m (2,533 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 17,776
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration KA-54
Website [<span%20class="url">.nagamangalatown.gov.in www.nagamangalatown.gov.in%20www<wbr/>.nagamangalatown<wbr/>.gov<wbr/>.in]</span>]

Nagamangala is a town panchayath in Mandya district in the Indian state of Karnataka.

Demographics

As of 2011 India census,[1] Nagamangala had a population of 17776. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Nagamangala has an average literacy rate of 87.01%, higher than the state average of 75.36%: male literacy is 90.16%, and female literacy is 83.98%. In Nagamangala, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Temple

Saumyakeshava temple. The tower was added in the Vijayanagara era

The quiet town of Nagamangala is also known for its temples. The ones which attract the tourists are the Saumyakeshava temple and the Yoganarasimha temple which are located one behind the other. There's also a Jain temple, the Panchakuta Basadi which has a group of seven shrines that are considered the oldest Jain monuments of the State. There are also numerous other famous temple like Veerabhadreshwara.

Reference

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 

External links

Mandya district