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Hassan City Facts


Hassan, the fourth largest city of Karnataka state and the Headquarters of Hassan district is a pleasant, busy little town named after the presiding deity, goddess 'Hasanamba'. The city was founded in the 11th century by Channa Krishnappa Naik. Located at an altitude of 957 above the sea level on the national highway, linking Mangalore and Bangalore, Hassan is the most convenient base and the nearest railhead to explore Belur, Halebid and Sravanabelagola, the tourist centers of great antiquity. Apart from being a center of transport and commerce, the district is a major education center and the home of Master Control Facility of ISRO. Known for its salubrious climate, Hassan accounts for 80% of India's coffee production and exports.


Area : 6,845 Sq.Kms.
Population : 17,21,669
Season : September to April
STD Code : 08172
Rain Fall :80 mm
Temperature : Summer: 25oC - 35oC
Winter: 14oC - 28oC
Literacy : 60.67%