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History:

During the reign of British, the Town was called by name CHINTOMNIPETT in British accent could have been CHINTAMANIPETE (ಚಿಂತಾಮಣಿ ಪೇಟೆ), in local Indian accent. However as per the known history, the Maratha Chieftain Chintamani Rao was last in line to rule the locality of Chintamani. It’s said that the Town has been named after the Chieftain. The present CMC building was inaugurated on 28 November 1938. In the year 1995, it was reconstitutes to form City Municipal Council (CMC Grade-II) consites of 31 wards, city population around 76068 according to census.

Geographical Location:

Chintamani lies in the southeast of the South Indian state of Karnataka. Chintamani is one among the 6 Taluks of Chikkaballapur District. The Taluk Head Quarters which is Chintamani Town is located at a distance of 36km from the District Head Quarters Chikkaballapur and about 74km from State Capital Karnataka. The Taluk is bound by Sidlaghatta on West, Bagepalli on North-West, Kolar on South-West, Srinivaspur on South-East and Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh on East.

Climate:

The climate here is moderately hot and dry. The months of March to May of the summer season are very hot withtemperatures of  around 32°C. The region receives very less rainfall of about 40 to 75 cm annually. The area receives rainfall during both South West  Monsoon and North East Monsoon Season Chintamani mostly consists   of Clayey-Loam Soil. This soil has moisture-retention capacity and allows deep furrowing and is suitable for cultivation   of cereals, vegetable and pulses.

Lakes:Chintamani has a few large lakes that take care of the Town's thirst for water. Kanampalli Lake is the main water reservoir for the Town. Besides other lakes include - Ambajidurga Lake, Gopasandra Lake, Malapalli Lake, Nekkundipete Lake.

 

Office Address:

City Municipal Council Chintamani

Bangalore Road,

Chintamani- 563125

Chikkaballapur Dist.

Karnataka State.

Phone No: 08154-252056

                   08154-252117

fax No:       08154-240014

email id: itstaff_ulb_chintamanicity@yahoo.in

 

 

 

 

 

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