Tumakuru District With Talukas in Karnataka State

Tumakuru District  With Talukas: Tumakuru District is an administrative district in the state of Karnataka in India. It was formerly the part of old Mysore State. It was formed in 1832 during the days of British commissioner of Mysore Sir Mark Cubbon as Chitaldroog Division including the area of present Chitradurga and Tumakuru districts headquartered at Tumakuru, Major General Richard Stewart Dobbs was the first collector of the district (1835-1861), who was key responsible for the establishment of Munro system of administration. The known history of the Tumakuru district begins with the Gangas. The Ganga family ruled over the southern and eastern districts of the State from early in the Christian era to 1025 A.D. The earliest record of the Ganga family found in this district belongs to about 400 A.D. After the Gangas, Tumakuru was ruled by the Rastrakutas and the Chalukyas.



Tumakuru District

Tumakuru District


According to the 2011 census Tumakuru district has a population around 27 lakhs. According to this census, 24,13,812 are Hindus (90.10%), 2,45,923 are Muslims (9.18%) 9130 are Christians (0.34%), 5067(0.19%) are Jains. Tumakuru has a sex ratio of 984 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 75.14%. Tumakuru is a good study center from primary education to higher education. It has its own university. Within this town, there are seven technology institutions, two medical institutions, and one dental institution.

Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation, KSRTC, has a divisional office situated in Tumakuru City. The city is well-connected to Bangalore and other cities in the state by KSRTC buses. Volvo buses are available for the city, Bangalore. Frequent buses are available connecting other taluks and towns of the district. Two National Highways NH-4 and NH-206 pass through the city. Railways also play a major role in connectivity.

The city's Railway Station comes under South Western Railway Zone (India) and was constructed during the British period and has been renovated recently. The nearest airport to Tumakuru is Kempegowda International Airport in Bangalore which is around 90 km from the city. Tumakuru district Economy majorly derived from agriculture. Plantation crops such as coconut,  paddy cultivation (some parts) attribute to its Economy. Tumakuru City economy comes from Industries.

Talukas in Tumakuru District

Tumkuru Sira
Madhugiri Gubbi
Pavagada Kunigal
Tiptur Chiknayakanhalli
Turuvekere Koratagere


Map of Tumakuru District






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