(Last Updated on : 28-07-2010)
In the vast continent of India , one finds no dearth of cities and towns that have developed here by leaps and bounds. The state of Koratagere is a panchayat town that is located in the district of Tumkur of Karnataka state of India.
Without identifying demographical traits of a town it becomes next to impossible for a person to develop acquaintance with the salient features of that particular town. So a handful of demographers have been appointed so that they could carry on surveys and research works in Koratagere town. After extensive surveys they have succeeded in preparing reports, which throw light on population status, literacy condition of Koratagere. Most prominent is the Census report that has been issued forth in the year 2001. According to this report, the total population of Koratagere has been enumerated to be 13,638. If one delves deep into the report one can even get to identify the status of males, females and also that of children. From the report, it has been deduced that males in Koratagere are more in number than that of the females. Thus male populace constitutes 51 %, while the population of females is 49 %. In Koratagere town , children who are below six years of age constitutes 11 % of the total population.
In Koratagere, the literacy condition acts as a significant indicator with the help of which one gauges the progress and prosperity of any place in Indian subcontinent. As far as its average literacy rate is apprehended, it showed a count of 71 %, which is even higher than India's average literacy rate. Thus 59.5 % is the average literacy rate of the nation.
Specifications of male and female literacy rates of Koratagere too can be deciphered. Thus male literacy rate constitutes 77 %. However rate of female literacy comprises of 65 % only.
The strategic location of Koratagere is quite significant. It rises approximately to a height of 13.52° N and 77.23° E. It has an average height of 750 meters or 2460 feet.
Tourist quotient of this Koratagere gets enhanced due to some interesting locales that have developed in the town and in the neighborhood. Channarayana Durga and Siddara Betta, which lie 10 kms and 12 kms respectively, are noteworthy. In Koratagere one finds the Inspection bungalow.
For facilitating connectivity, this Koratagere town is linked via roads , rails and also airports. Bangalore International Airport lies at 78 km from Koratagere. Tumkur Railway Station also lies in close proximity of Koratagere. State Highway 3 passes through Koratagere.