Ramanagara district With Talukas in Karnataka State

Ramanagara district is one of the 30 districts of Karnataka state in southern India.  Ramanagara town is the administrative headquarters of this district. The district is part of Bangalore Division. Ramanagara district was carved out of the erstwhile Bangalore Rural district on 23 August 2007, comprising Channapatna, Kanakapura, Ramanagara and  Magadi taluks of the undivided district. Ramanagara is approximately 50 km southwest of Bangalore. It has an average elevation of 747 meters (2450 feet). Ramanagara is famous for the huge rocky outcroppings. Ramanagara has 4 taluk’s: Ramanagara, Kanakapura, Channapatna, and Magadi. Ramanagara is located on the Bengaluru-Mysore highway National Highway 275, and State Highway 3.

Ramanagara district

According to the 2011 census, Ramanagara district has a population of 1,082,739. This gives it a ranking of 421st in India. The district has a population density of 303 inhabitants per square kilometer (780/sq. mi). Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 5.06%. Ramanagara has a sex ratio of 976 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 69.2%. Ramanagara is famous for its silk market, one of the biggest in India, giving it the other name of Silk town.

Ramanagara district includes the Bidadi industrial area, which houses the manufacturing units of Toyota and Coca-Cola, and a 1400 MW combined cycle gas-based power plant. This region has several tall granitic hills which are famous for many short rock climbs. These hills have been threatened by quarrying and also plans to carve these hills into statues. The region is covered in scrub forest and is home to threatened bird species. The Closepet granites are a major geological feature of this region and are from the Lower Proterozoic era. This belt of rocks extend in the north-south direction in 50 km belt. The 1975 Hindi blockbuster Sholay was a western film which was entirely shot in Ramanagara. Also, there are many institutions for students to continue their study ahead.

Talukas in Ramanagara District

Kanakapura Ramanagara
Channapatna Magadi

Map of Ramanagara 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