City India

Cities in Tumkur

Pavagada or Pamukonda is a taluk in the Tumkur district in Karnataka, India. Historically it was part of the Mysore kingdom. Though it is geographically connected to Chitradurga district inside state of Karnataka, it comes under Tumkur district. It is 157.8 km (98 miles) from state capital of Bengaluru. Uttara Pinakini river flows into this Taluk. Pavagada Taluk falls on the border of Karnataka, hence a majority of the population are bilingual speaking Kannada and Telugu. The town is famous for its fort located on the hill, Kote Anjaneya temple at the foothills and also the temple of Sri Shani Mahatma.