|City of Copra|
|Region||Bayalu Seeme, Old Mysore.|
|Assistant commissioner||Poovitha .S. IAS [2018-Present]|
|Founded||11th century A.D.|
|Founded by||Ganga/Nolamba Dynasties|
|o Type||City Municipal Council|
|o Total||784 km2 (303 sq mi)|
|Elevation||862 m (2,828 ft)|
|o Density||280/km2 (740/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Vehicle registration||KA-44 Tiptur RTO|
|Present MLA||BC Nagesh [ May2018 -] BJP|
|Present MP||GS Basavaraj [ May2018 -] BJP|
Tiptur is a city in the southern part of the state of Karnataka, India. Tiptur is a sub-divisional headquarters of Tumkur district in Karnataka. Chikkanayakana Halli , Turuvekere come under the Tiptur sub Division. Tiptur city is connected by Road ,through karnataka and connected by train to interstates. Capital City Bangalore is 130 km from tiptur City and Hassan,Arsikere,Channrayapatna,CN halli, Turuvekere, Kadur,Huliyar,Gandasi.are main around cities for connected to tiptur city. Tiptur city is known for its coconut plantations. One of the largest copra markets in India is located in Tiptur and it is also famous for silk saree production. Tiptur is the most developed taluk in Tumkur district. There are several Copra Desiccated Powder Industries who in turn export their products all across India and some Export out of India. Coconut traders from the Tiptur market have supplied copra throughout the world.
Tiptur is said to have got its name from "tipatala", the word for "copra" in the local language, Kannada. The name was probably derived from the industry which produces dried coconut in the areas surrounding the city.
Tiptur was historically a part of Honnavalli, a village headquarters located 10 miles northwest of Tiptur in Tumkur district. Honnavalli was the taluk headquarters until 1886. The history of the village dates back to eleventh century. It was built by the king Someswara Raaya, who belonged to the Harnahalli Nayak dynasty. Legend has it that Honnu Amma, the family deity of the Paalegaar, appeared in a dream and directed him to build a model village in her name. Even today 'Honnavalli Amma' is the village goddess.
Tiptur Previous Lok Sabha constituency :- Tiptur Lok Sabha constituency was a former Lok Sabha constituency in Mysore State (Karnataka from 1957 to 1967). This seat came into existence in 1957 and ceased to exist in 1966, before 1967 Lok Sabha Elections. This constituency was later merged with Tumkur Lok Sabha constituency.
Members of Parliament 1952:Constituency does not exist 1957: C. R. Basappa, Indian National Congress 1962: C. R. Basappa, Indian National Congress 1966 onwards:Constituency does not exist
Tiptur has been surrounded by from the west side Arsikere and channarayapatna. from the east side Chikkanayakana halli, Gubbi, Turuvekere. Tiptur is approximately 73 km (45 mi) west of Tumkur along National Highway 206 (now renumbered as National Highway 48). It is at a distance of 130 km (81 mi) northwest from the state capital, Bangalore. It lies on the Bangalore-Miraj railway line. Climite: Tiptur has an average elevation of 861 metres (2,825 ft). The average temperature in summer is 34 °C (93 °F) and in winter is 20 °C (68 °F).
Prominent Education Institutes Headquartered in Tiptur
Kalpataru Vidya Samsthe was established in the year 1961 by a few philanthropists of Tiptur city. The sole object of the samsthe is to promote good educational institutions in this region and for the upliftment of human society. Kalpataru celebrated its Golden Jubilee in the year 2011.
Tiptur has an Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) market. Auctions are held every Wednesday and Saturday. Farmers from nearby taluks and villages and even as far as [[Channarayapatna]KR Pete Nagamangala BellurCross, Hirisaave,Turuvekere Arsikere ChikkanayakanaHalli Gubbi Kadur Banavara Huliyar towns carry their copra produce to the market for auction. Several copra desiccated powder industries in and around Tiptur export their products to different parts of India and the world. Traders from Tiptur supply copra throughout the world.
The Tiptur City Municipal Council (CMC) comprises 31 wards, with a councillor for each ward. The CMC covers an area of 11.6 km2. In the Tiptur CMC, the sex ratio of female personnel is 988, higher than the average in Karnataka state, which is 973.. Tiptur city has JMFC court complex. There is 4 hoblis in the tiptur taluk Kasaba, Honnavalli, Nonavinakere, KB cross.
Bus stations :- Tiptur has its own KSRTC govt bus station with bus depot division. service around cities major including Bangalore and shivamogga. and Tiptur has its own Private bus station also service the Bangalore,davanagere ,bellary ,Chitradurga,Hosdurga,Sira ,Madhugiri, and nearby cities.
Railway station :- Tiptur has its own Railway station with connecting to Bangalore, Mysore, Shivmogga. Chikkamagalur. Davanagere, Hubli, Chitradurga. Hospete. bellary. Miraj. Belagavi, sollapur. Gandhidham [Gujrat] Vasco [Goa]. Puna[MH] Dadar [mumbai] Pondicherry [TN].Chennai central.[TN] Ajmer. Jodhpur [Rajastan]
Major Airports Near Tiptur :- The nearest major airport is Mysore Airport. This airport has domestic flights from Mysore, India and is 150 km from the center of Tiptur. Another major airport is Bengaluru International Airport, which has international and domestic flights from Bangalore, India and is 167 km from Tiptur, India.
According to the 2011 Census of India, Tiptur has a population of 59,543 inhabitants, of which 29,949 are male, 29,594 are female, and 5,911 children aged six years or younger. Child sex ratio in Tiptur is 947, marginally lower than the Karnataka state average of 948. The literacy rate of Tiptur city is 88.30%, higher than the state average (75.36%). In Tiptur, the male literacy rate is 91.72%, while the female literacy rate is 84.86%.
Breakdown of population by religion, according to census data: Hindu 80.06%, Muslim 14.89%, Christian 0.67%, Sikh 0.04%, Buddhist 0.05%, Jain 0.48%, Not Stated 0.81%.