Amongst these, one can easily point out the name of Hirekerur as a significant place. To be specific, Hirekapur is a 'panchayat town; that is located in the Haveri district of the same state. The etymological significant of the Hirekerur too is well accepted. The name signifies "Hire" meaning 'big', "Keri" stands for pond or lake, Ur represents 'village". Even many people use to pronounce the word Hirekerur as "Hee ray kay roor".
The strategic location of the Hirekerur town is worth mentioning. Hirekerur has been situated at 14.47 degree North and 75.38 degree East. In addition, the town of Hirekerur has an average height, which has been measured to be 619 meters or 2030 feet.
In order to know the actual status of the demography of any place or city, it becomes imperative for any person to identify the true demographical scenario of it as a whole. In this regard, special mentioning may be made of the Census report that has been published in the year 2001. Aspects like population, literary status can be known from the report.
The total population of the town of Hirekerur has been enumerated to be 15,874. If one delves deep into the details, one can infer status of males and females on individual basis. For instance, males comprise of 51 percent of the total population of the Hirekerur, while the population of the females constitutes of 49 percent. Literacy rate too throws some light on the Hirekerur town. In Hirekerur town, 13 percent of the total population is below six years of age.
It is remarkable to note that the average literacy rate is 71 percent, which is even higher than that of the whole nation. It has been found out that the average literacy rate of India is 59.5 percent. Out of the total population, the rate of the male literacy is 76 percent, while the female literacy rate has been measured to be 66 percent. The identification of the Hirekerur town too can be inferred from the modes of religion, entertainment etc, that the locales follow.
Durga Temple is located just near a lake in Hirekerur town. As far as the amusement of the people of Hirekerur town is concerned, the people always flow with the mood of getting enchanted by all the cultural profundity. Hirekerur has four new theatres surrounding it. With the initiative of the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation bus service has been started. However, Hirekerur is still not linked by air or rail.
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