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Cities in Chickmagalur

Kaduru, also known as Kadur, is second largest town in the district and a Taluk in Chikkamagaluru district, in Karnataka. It is located at 13.553345°N 76.011260°E / 13.553345; 76.011260 in the rain shadow region of western ghats. Most of the taluk is dry, unlike much of the district. Kadur is known for Areca nut and also Coconut production. It is now, the second largest town in the district and also the former capital of Kadur district. The capital was moved to Chikmagalur in 1865, but the district name remained. Later in 1947, the district was renamed as Chikmagalur district.