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FACT FILE FOR MALPE
State
Karnataka
District
Udipi
Altitude
39 meters
Area
4866 Sq. Kms.
Population
18,96,403 (2001 Census)
Geographical Location
12 ° 59' to 13° 48' North latitude 75° 12‘ East longitude
Average Rainfall
3875 mm. (Mostly in the months of June – September)
Best time to visit
October to May
Major Tourist Attractions
Krishna Temple, Malpe Beach, St. Mary's Island, Kollur...
Location
6 km from Udupi, 386 km from Bangalore.
Rivers
Sita , Swarna, Varahi and Souparnika
Population density
304 per sq km
Sex ratio
1093 per 1000 male
Literacy rate
86.29%
Udupi…the land of ethereal beauty situated
between the luxuriant mountains of the
western ghats on the east and the vast &
serene Arabian Sea on the west. The coastal
town , after installation of Idol of Lord Shree
Krishna in 12th century A.D., become very
famous tourist centre in India.
At present, the city is well known for its vivid
& religious cultural heritage, making it the
temple city of Karnataka. Shree Krishna
Temple in Udupi is first among the seven
places of pilgrimages.
Introduction
Located in southern Karnataka; carved out of Dakshina Kannada district.
Spread across 3 Talukas namely Udupi, Kundapura and Karkala.
Well known for religious & cultural heritage.
Situated about 58 km north of Mangalore and about 422 km north-west of Bangalore.
Highest density of banking branch offices in the state (Scheduled Commercial Banks).
Birth place of Udupi Hotels & 4 major public sector banks (PSB).
Tulu - the most widely spoken language in Udupi. Other spoken languages are
Konkani, Kannada and Beary bashe.
Udupi cuisine - synonymous with popular vegetarian food found all over world.
About Malpe
Malpe (Tulu/Kannada: is a natural port about six kilometers to the west of Udupi, Karnataka, India. An important port and fishing harbor on the Karnataka coast, Malpe is situated at the mouth of the Udyavara river.Malpe is part of Kodavoor Grama. It is a suburb in Udupi city and is administerd by Udupi City Municipality. Tulu, Kannada and Konkani are spoken here.
 
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