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Hoskote is a taluk in Bangalore Rural District. Headquartered at the Hoskote town, it consists of 5 Hoblis - Anugondanahalli, Jadigenahalli, Kasaba, Nandagudi and Sulibele. Agriculture, Apiculture and horticulture are primary occupations of people here, although the industrialization in the recent times in Hoskote and places around has thrown up new opportunities for the people.
Hoskote town is the headquarters of the Hoskote Taluk, and lies at the intersection of NH-4 and NH-207 and as such is a busy town with both resident and floating population. The rest of this wiki is about Hoskote Town.
Hoskote Town is located at . It has an average elevation of 875 metres (2870 feet).
Lying on NH 4
, and about 36 km from Bangalore City(MAJESTIC), Hoskote is well connected to Bangalore
by buses (BMTC
as well as KSRTC
buses). The nearest railway stations to Hoskote are the Krishnarajapuram
, Hoskote had a population of 36,333. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Hoskote has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 74%, and female literacy is 65%. Hoskote has 12% of its population under 6 years of age.
Trivia and places of interest
- Hoskote is a destination for birdwatchers and......