Shimoga is a conurbation in Karnataka, India. It is the directorial control center of Shivamogga district situated in the banks of River Tunga. Shimoga is branded as "The Rice Bowl of Karnataka". It is also the cultural center of Karnataka. The representative language of Shimoga is Kannada. The average height is 569 meters above sea level. The postal code of Shimoga is 577201. It is surrounded by Sagara, Davanagere, Chitrdurga, Tarikere, Bhadravathi and Thirthahalli. Shimoga is a prominent district in the ZMalnad region of Karnataka and offers a pleasant climate throughout the year.
Longitude and Latitude of Shimoga
Shimoga is situated at 13.9167 N and 75.5667 E.
Landmarks in Shimoga
KSRTC Bus Stand
Keladi Shivappa Nayaka
Tourist Attractions in Shimoga District
Gudavi Bird Sanctuary
Siganduru Chowdeshwari Temple
Neighborhood – Shimoga
Places nearby Shimoga are Honnali, Ajjampur, Kumsi, Channagiri, Nyamati, Hosanagara, Beltangadi, Narasimharajapura and Koppa.
Transportation in Shimoga
The best connectivity to Shimoga is through road and railway networks. Bangalore is about 275 kms away from Shimoga and NH-206 connects Shimoga with Bangalore. There are a number of KSRTC buses that ply from Bangalore to Shimoga. Shimoga is connected to Bangalore and Mysore via Shimoga Station. The nearest station is Shimoga Railway Station and Birur Junction connects Shimoga to northern parts of Karnataka. The nearest airport is in Mangalore which is 180 kms away from Shimoga and Shimoga airport is under construction.
Education in Shimoga
Shimoga is a major educational hub. One can find a number of renowned schools and colleges that provide quality education. There are many educational institutions which cater the educational needs of the students in Shimoga. Some of the schools and colleges in Shimoga are:
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya
Sacred Heart High School
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan School
St. Joseph Akshradhama School
Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering
PES Institute of Technology and Management
PES Institute of Advanced Management Studies
National Education Society
Health care in Shimoga
Shimoga is well known for medical facilities and serves as the hub fro the people of the nearby villages, towns and the entire district and few of the prominent hospitals and clinics in Shimoga town are as follows:
Usha Nursing Home
Bhagwat Nursing Home
Sahyadri Narayana Hrudayalaya Super Specialty Hospital
Vasan Eye Care Hospital
Shankar Eye Hospital
Nanjappa Life Care
Real Estate in Shimoga
Shimoga is a commercially developed city. The property prices are high. One can find a number of commercial buildings and residential apartments in and around Shimoga. Some of the apartments in and near Shimoga are:
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