Kodagu District with talukas in Karnataka State

Kodagu District with talukas: Kodagu is an administrative district in Karnataka, India. Before 1956 it was an administratively separate Coorg State at which point it was merged into an enlarged Mysore State. It occupies an area of 4,102 square kilometers (1,584 sq. mi) in the Western Ghats of southwestern Karnataka. The district is bordered by Dakshina Kannada district to the northwest, Kasargod district of Kerala to the west, Hassan district to the north, Mysore district to the east, Kannur district of Kerala to the southwest, and the Wayanad district of Kerala to the south. Agriculture is the most important factor that upholds the economy of Kodagu and the main crops cultivated in this region are rice and coffee. Coorg is rich in natural resources which included timber and spices. Madikeri (English: Mercara) is the headquarters of Kodagu. Kodagu is known for its coffee and its people. The chief languages presently spoken in Kodagu are Kodava, Are Bhashe, Kannada, Tulu, Konkani, Urdu and English. Kodagu is home to the native speakers of the Kodava language.

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Kodagu District

According to the 2011 census of India, Kodagu has a population around 6 lakhs. Kodagu is located on the eastern slopes of the Western Ghats. The main river in Kodagu is the Kaveri (Cauvery), which originates at Talakaveri, located on the eastern side of the Western Ghats, and with its tributaries, drains the greater part of Kodagu. Kadumbuttu and pandi curry is a local dish of Coorg/kodagu, a district in the state of Karnataka, India. This dish is made of steamed rice balls and pork curry. Kodagu is a rural region with most of the economy based on agriculture, plantations, and forestry, as well as one of the more prosperous parts of Karnataka. This is due primarily to coffee production and other plantation crops. Rice and other crops are cultivated in the valleys. Kodagu has a sex ratio of 1019 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 82.52%. The transportation system is also very good.

Talukas in Kodagu District


Map of Kodagu District

Districts Of Karnataka State

Bagalkot District Bengaluru urban District Bengaluru Rural District
Belagavi District Bellary District Bidar District
Vijayapura District Chamarajanagar District Chikballapur District
Chikamagaluru District Chitradurga District Dakshina Kannada District
Devanagari District Dharwad District Gadag District
Gulbarga Hassan Haveri
Kodagu District Kolar District Koppal District
Mandya District Mysuru District Raichur District
Ramanagara District Shivamogga District Tumakuru District
Udipi District Uttara Kannada District Yadgir District