(Last Updated on : 24/04/2013)
Tumkur district in Karnataka
consists chiefly of elevated land that is intersected by river valleys. An array of hills crosses it from north to south, forming the watershed between the systems of Krishna River
and Kaveri River
. The major streams are the Jayamangala and the Shimsha. Iron is obtained in large quantities from the hillsides and building-stone is also quarried.
Demography of Tumkur District
According to the Population Census in the year 2011, the Tumkur District had population of 2,681,449 of which male and female were 1,354,770 and 1,326,679 respectively. The population of Tumkur District constituted 4.39 percent of total population of Karnataka. In 2001 census, this figure for Tumkur District was at 4.89 percent of Maharashtra population. The average literacy rate of Tumkur in 2011 was 74.32 compared to 67.01 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 82.05 and 66.45 respectively.
Education in Tumkur District
The Educational institutions in Tumkur district are: Siddaganga Group Of Educational Institutions, SRS Group of Institutions, Shreedevi
Group Of Educational Institutions, Sri Siddharatha Group Of Educational Institutions, H.M.S Group Of Educational Institutions, CIT Group of Educational Institutions and Akshaya Group of Educational Institutions, Sacred Heart Group Of Educational Institutions, Sarvodaya Group of Educational Institutions and Kautilya
Academy of Management.
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