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Tumkur

Administration
Native ameTumakuru
Typecity
StateKarnataka
DistrictTumkur
Geography
Altitude822 m
Demography
Total Population248592 (2001)
Other information
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
Pincode572101
Telephone0816
VehicleKA-06

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Tumkur ( , Tumakuru) is one of the busiest industrial towns located in the state of Karnataka. Since 28 August 2010, Tumkur has been accorded the status of a Corporation city. It is situated at a distance of 70 kilometers north west of the city of Bangalore along National Highway 4. It is the headquarters of Tumkur district.

Amarashilpi Jakanachari, a legendary sculptor credited with building many fine temples for the Kalyani Chalukyas and Hoysalas, including the famous sculptures at Belur and Halebidu was born in a small village called Kaidala, 9 km from Tumkur.


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