Saumyakeshava temple, a 12th century Hoysala construction
|Elevation||772 m (2,533 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
As of 2011[update] India census, 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.
The quiet town of Nagamangala is also known for its temples. The ones which attract the tourists are the Saumyakeshava temple and the Lakshmi Narasimhaswamy temple which are located back to back. 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 Mulkathamma.
- "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.
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