(Last Updated on : 21-12-2007)
Nargund is an example of a town, which is situated in the district of Gadag of Karnataka state of India.
To know the characteristics of any place it is important first to know where it is strategically located. So far as Nargund is concerned, it rises approximately at 15.72° N 75.38° E. It has an average height of 605 meters or 1984 feet.
Without discovering the demographical attributes of any place it becomes quite impossible for any layman to identify its true characteristics as a whole. Thus to keep update with the demographical details, several demographers have conducted surveys and research works. Afterwards reports also have been prepared on the basis of facts that are collected so far. Due mentioning may be made of the Census report that has been issued forth in the year 2001. Data like population status, literacy rate etc also can be inferred from it. As per this report, Nargund has showed a population status of 32,548. Out of it, male population constitutes 51 % of the population. However female populace is 49%, which shows that in Nargund females are less in number than their male counterparts. In Nargund, 14 % of the total population is below six years of age.
From the report, literacy rates of Nargund add as vital information. It has been noted that the average literacy rate of Nargund constitutes 56 %, which is even lower than that of India. 59.5 % is the average literacy rate of India. Male literacy constitutes 67 %, while female literacy rate of Nargund is 45 %. The inclination of males towards education also is established.