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India officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second most populous country, and the most populous liberal democracy in the world. India is a union of twenty-eight states and seven federally-governed union territories. New Delhi is the capital of India.
 
Chikkamagaluru is a district in the Indian state of Karnataka. It literally means City of the younger daughter in Kannada. It is sometimes called Chikmanglur. It has a population of 1,140,905 of which 19.52 percent are urban. The founders of the Hoysala empire originated from Angadi, a village in this district.
 
Chikmagaluru the district head quarters of Chikmagalur district is 251 kilometers from the state capital of Bangalore and surrounded by the Baba Budangiri hills and dense forests. The rivers Bhadra, Tunga, Hemavathi, Nethravathi, and Vedavathi flow all year round. The district is rich in iron, magnetite and granite deposits. The name Chikmagalur is synonymous with verdant forests, beautiful water falls, cool coffee estates and charming temples tucked away in the mountains.
 
Tourist spots are Hill Stations like Kemmangundi: 55 kilometers north from Chikmagalur town is Kemmangundi, a scenic hill station on the Baba Budan range of hills. Kemmangundi is also known as K.R. Hills after the Wodeyar King, Krishnaraja Wodeyar, who had made it his favourite summer camp. Water Falls are Kallathigiri Falls, Hebbe Falls. Temple towns are Sringeri, Horanadu, Kalasa, Guru Dattatreya Bababudanswamy Darga, Amritapura and Belavadi.

It can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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