Hassan District

Population: 1,776,221 (2011)

State: Karnataka

Language: Kannada

Headquarters: Hassan


Area: 6814 square kilometers

Density of population: 261 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 75.89 % - Male: 83.55 %, Female: 68.30 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:1005


Boundaries of Hassan District


North: Chitradurga District, Karnataka

South East: Mandya District, Karnataka

East: Tumkur District, Karnataka

West: Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka

South West: Kodagu District, Karnataka

South: Mysore District, Karnataka


Hassan District Average Rainfall: 1031 mm

Hassan District Average Temperature in Summer: 35 deg C

Hassan District Average Temperature in Winter: 20 deg C





Major Rivers: River Hemavati, River Cauvery

Taluks: Alur, Arkalgud, Arsikere, Belur, Channarayapatna, Hassan, Holenarsipura, Sakleshpur

Assembly Constituencies: Arkalgud, Sakleshpur, Holenarasipur, Shravanabelagola, Hassan, Belur, Arsikere


Hassan District Nearby Attractions


1. Channakeshava Temple

2. Halebeed Temple

3. Ramanathapura

4. Bisle Ghat

5. Gorur

6. Shravanabelagola


Hassan District Facts: This is one of the rich producers of spices and condiments. There are two textile zones in this district. NH 48 and NH 206 pass through Hassan. Tea and Coffee are the two main sources of income of the district.


Major Agricultural Products: Coffee, cereals, pulses, groundnut, sugarcane, cocoon


Major Industries: Airel India Pvt Ltd, Himatsingka Seide, Fesco Food Pvt Ltd, Unitex Apparels Pvt Ltd, Joyfill India Ltd, Hindustan Infrastructure Projects and Engineering Pvt Ltd, Jupiter Aviation Logistics


Major Educational Institutions: Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Government Engineering College, Yagachi Institute of Technology, Bahubali College of Engineering, Malnad College of Engineering, Hassan Institute of Medical Sciences


What is Hassan District Famous For: Coffee production and tourism


Famous People From Hassan District: Anoop Seelin, Shruti, R. K. Srikantan, G. R. Gopinath, Narayana Gowda, Chetan Baboor, S. L. Bhyrappa


Hassan District Pin Codes

Last Updated : Thursday Jun 14 , 2012


Places in Hassan District