(Last Updated on : 05/02/2009)
Innumerable towns have developed in the core of the beautiful state of Karnataka. Amongst them , the geographers have singled out the name of Hangal town. It is located in the district of Haveri.
Without knowing the geographical data of the particular city it becomes difficult to depict anything about the city of the Hangal. The Hangal city is situates at 14.77° N 75.13°E. It has an average altitude of 555 metres or 1820 feet.
Some of the demographers of the Indian territory too have narrated some of the important information about the demography of the Hangal city. Special mentioning can be made of the Census report of Indian that came out in the year 2001. As per the report, the total population of the Hangal city has been counted to be 25,011. Out of the total population, men comprises of 51 percent while females comprises of 49 percent. In Hangal, 14% of the population is below the age of six years.
Some information about the literacy rate also can be known from the report as well. What is interesting is that Hangal city has an average literacy rate of 64 percent, which is higher than the average literacy rate of the whole nation. The national average has been counted to be of 59.5 percent. Male literacy rate has been enumerated to be 67 percent and female literacy is 60 percent.