Shimoga is a district in Karnataka State of India. It has a total of 7 Talukas in this district. The district has an total area of 8,478 sq km. There are 9 towns and 1,530 villages in this district.
As per census Shimoga District has a population of 1,752,753 in 2011 out of which 877,415 are male and 875,338 are female. Population of Shimoga District in 2020/2021 is 1,886,136(estimates as per aadhar uidai.gov.in feb 2019 data). Literate people are 1,263,016 out of 674,938 are male and 588,078 are female. People living in Shimoga District depend on multiple skills, total workers are 780,598 out of which men are 534,487 and women are 246,111. Total 189,098 Cultivators are depended on agriculture farming out of 153,192 are cultivated by men and 35,906 are women. 179,780 people works in agricultural land as labor, men are 103,742 and 76,038 are women. Shimoga District sex ratio is 998 females per 1000 of males. Next Shimoga District Census will be in 2021.
The district has an total area of 8,478 sq km., 238 sq km is urban and 8240 sq km is rural. Out of total population of 1,945,556 in the district, 623,727 are in urban area and 1,129,026 are in rural area. 147,360 households are in urban, 259,456 are in rural area. 492,199 literate people are in urban, 770,817 are in rural area.
Geography of Shimoga
Languages spoken are Kannada