Ramanagara district (Ramanagara jille in Kannada) is one of the 30 districts of Karnataka state in southern India. Ramanagara town is the administrative headquarters of this district. The district is part of Bangalore Division. The district was carved out of the erstwhile Bangalore Rural district on 23 August 2007, comprising Channapatna, Kanakapura, Ramanagara and Magadi taluks of the undivided district.
Ramanagara is approximately 50 km southwest of Bangalore. It has an average elevation of 747 metres (2450 feet). Ramanagara is famous for the huge rocky outcroppings. Those that are popular for rock climbing are; Savandurga, Ramadevarabetta, SRS betta and Thenginkalbetta and Channapatna.
According to the 2011 census Ramanagara district has a population of 1,082,739, roughly equal to the nation of Cyprus or the US state of Rhode Island. This gives it a ranking of 421st in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 303 inhabitants per square kilometre (780/sq mi) and Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 5.06%. Ramanagara has a sex ratio of 976 females for every 1000 males and a literacy rate of 69.2%.
|Latitude||12o 24′ and 13o 09′ N|
|Longitude||77o 06′ and 77o 34′ E|
|Temperature||Max 34oC – Min 16oC|
|Important Rivers||Arkavathi and Shimsha|
|Main Crops||Ragi,Paddy,Maize,Ground Nut,Sun Flower,Cardamom and Arecanut|
|Nearest Railway Station||Ramanagaram|
|No. Of Taluks||4|
|No. Of Hoblis||18|
|No. Of Gram Panchayats||127|
|No. Of Villages||823|
|No. Of Inhabited Villages||770|
|No. Of Un-Inhabited Villages||53|
|No. Of Hamlets||1319|
|No. Of Nada Offices||14|
|No. Of VA Circles||242|
|No. Of City Muncipal Council||3|
|No. Of Town Muncipal Council||1|