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Somwarpet
Somwarpet
(somavārapēte, also written Somvarpet) is a panchayat town in Kodagu district
Kodagu district
in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is the main town of the Somwarpet
Somwarpet
taluk, in the north-east of the district. Second highest, Administration Town in Karnataka
Karnataka
in terms of Altitude. The main crops grown in the area are coffee and spice crops such as cardamom, peppers, oranges, ginger, and vegetables.

Contents

1 Demographics 2 Languages 3 Flora and fauna 4 Tourist attractions 5 See also 6 References 7 External links

Demographics[edit] As of the 2001[update] India
India
census,[1] Somwarpet
Somwarpet
had a population of 7218. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Somvarpet has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 70%. In Somvarpet, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age. Languages[edit] Kannada, Are Bhashe, Kodava Takk, Beary
Beary
bashe, English and Hindi
Hindi
are spoken by the people. Flora and fauna[edit] Coffee
Coffee
is the major crop in the region. It is the major Arabica coffee growing region of India. Other crops like pepper, cardamom, orange, vanilla are grown. Rice, ginger is also grown. Tourist attractions[edit]

Portico of the Coorg
Coorg
Rajah's Palace at Somwaspett (May 1853, X, p.48)[2]

The Great White Egret or Bellakki a native of Sulimalthe

Beelur Golf Club Beelur Golf Club is located 8 km from Somwarpet town. The lush green golf ground attracts movie makers. Malemalleshwara Betta Malemalleshwara Betta is located 13 km from Somwarpet
Somwarpet
and 7 km from Shanivarsanthe. Pooja is conducted regularly and a Grand Celebration on Maha Shiva Rathri every year. Kotebetta Kotebetta[3] is the third highest peak in Coorg
Coorg
after Tadiyandamol and Brahmagiri, Kotebetta means "Fort Hill" because of its fort-like appearance. Its height above sea level is 1620 metres (5313 ft). It lies near the border between the Dakshina Kannada and Coorg
Coorg
districts. The trek starting point is a junction near a bridge called Hattihole. The peak is 10 km from Hattihole. There is a Shiva temple at the base of Kotebetta. Makkalagudi Betta is located in Kiraganduru 10 km between Somwarpet
Somwarpet
and Madikeri
Madikeri
road. There is a view of paddy fields, forest, and the waters of the Harangi reservoir. Mallalli Falls
Mallalli Falls
(Kannada:ಮಲ್ಲಳ್ಳಿ ಜಲಪಾತ) Mallalli Abbi or Kumaradhara Falls is one of the tallest waterfalls in the Coorg
Coorg
where the river Kumaradhara drops down 200 feet. Scattered along the stream are other misty waterfalls, situated on the foothills of the Pushpagiri hill-ranges, 25 km from Somwarpet. "Beauty Spot" in mathanahaill, somwarpet, saniversante road. " Mountain Mist coffee valley" See also[edit]

India
India
portal

Madikeri Mangalore Virajpet Kushalanagar

References[edit]

^ " Census
Census
of India
India
2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census
Census
Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.  ^ "Portico of the Coorg
Coorg
Rajah's Palace at Somwaspett". The Wesleyan Juvenile Offering: A Miscellany of Missionary Information for Young Persons. Wesleyan Missionary Society. X: 48. May 1853. Retrieved 29 February 2016.  ^ [1]

External links[edit]

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Tourism Somwarpet
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places

v t e

Kodagu district
Kodagu district
topics

Geography

Taluks Villages Bayaluseeme Malenadu Western Ghats

Society

Beary Bunt Kannadiga Kodava Amma Kodava Kodava Muslim Konkani Kudiya Kuruba Lingayat Malayali Tuluva Vokkaliga Yerava

Towns

Gonikoppal Kushalnagar Madikeri Shanivarsanthe Somwarpet Virajpet

Tourism

Abbey Falls Bhagamandala Dubare Honnamana Kere Irupu Falls Mallalli Falls Nagarhole National Park Nisargadhama Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary Talakaveri Harangi Reservoir

Vidhan Sabha
Vidhan Sabha
constituencies

Madikeri Virajpet

v t e

Western Ghats

Rivers

Bhadra Bhavani Bhima Chalakudy Chittar Godavari Gurupura Kabini Kali Kallayi Kaveri Koyna Krishna Kundali Malaprabha Manimuthar Netravati Pachaiyar Parambikulam Saraswati Savitri Sharavati Tambaraparani Tapti Tunga Venna

Regions

Desh, Maharashtra Goa
Goa
Gap Konkan Malabar Malenadu North Malabar Kongu Nadu Palakkad Gap Tulu Nadu

Peaks

Agastya Mala Anamudi Anginda Anjaneri Banasura Biligirirangana Betta Brahmagiri Chembra Dhodap Doddabetta Gangamoola Harishchandragad Kalsubai Kemmangundi Kudremukh Kumarikkal Mala Kodachadri Kumara Parvata Meesapulimala Mullayanagiri Marunthuvazh Malai Nedumpara Peak Ponmudi Pushpagiri Paithalmala Raigad Salher Saptashrungi Sispara Sonsogor Tadiandamol Taramati Vavul Mala Vellarimala Ranipuram Vagamon

Hills

Ambanad Hills Anaimalai Hills Biligiriranga Hills Cardamom
Cardamom
Hills Nilgiri mountains Satmala Range Selbari Range Palni Hills Trimbakeshwar Range

Waterfalls

Abbey Chunchanakatte Dudhsagar Falls Gokak Irupu Jog Kalhatti Mallalli Falls Sathodi Lushington Sivasamudram Athirapally Falls Vazhachal Falls Hogenakkal

States

Tamil Nadu Gujarat Karnataka Kerala Maharashtra Goa

Parks & Reserves

Annekal Reserved Forest Anshi National Park Aralam Reserved Forest Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve Agasthyavanam Biological Park Bandipur National Park Bannerghatta National Park Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary Bhimgad Wildlife Sanctuary Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary Chandoli National Park Chimmony Wildlife Sanctuary Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary Dandeli National Park Eravikulam National Park Grass Hills National Park Anamalai Tiger Reserve Kalakkad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve Karian Shola National Park Karnala Bird Sanctuary Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary Kudremukh
Kudremukh
National Park Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary Mudumalai National Park Mudumalai Tiger Reserve Mukurthi National Park Nagarhole Rajiv Gandhi National Park New Amarambalam Reserved Forest Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve Palani Hills National Park Parambikulam Tiger Reserve Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary Periyar National Park Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary Radhanagari Wildlife Sanctuary SAI Sanctuary Sathyamangalam Wildlife Sanctuary Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary Silent Valley National Park Someshwara Wildlife Sanctuary Grizzled Squirrel Wildlife Sanctuary Talakaveri
Talakaveri
Wildlife Sanctuary Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary

Places

Bhivpuri Chiplun Chiplun Kalsubai Khandala Kudremukh Kodagu Karjat Kasara Lonavla Lavasa Mahabaleshwar Malshej Ghat Matheran Panchgani Raigad Fort Rajgad Fort Shivneri Fort Tamhini Ghat

Ghats

Amboli Ghat Bhor Ghat Tamhini Ghat Amba Ghat Bhor Road Ghat Chorla Ghat Goa
Goa
Gap Kasara
Kasara
Road Ghat Kumbharli Ghat Malshej Ghat Naneghat Charmadi
Charmadi
ghat Shiradi
Shiradi
ghat Bisle ghat Sampaje
Sampaje
ghat Palakkad Gap Varandha Ghat

Related

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