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Pages: 31. Chapters: Cities and towns in Shimoga district, Hindu
temples in Shimoga district, Shimoga district geography stubs,
Villages in Shimoga district, Thirthahalli, Agumbe, Sagara,
Karnataka, Balligavi, Bhadravathi, Karnataka, Kuppalli, Talagunda,
Tripurantaka Temple, Keladi, Koodli, Hosahalli, Linganamakki Dam,
Ikkeri, Humbaj, Soraba, Mattur, Siralkoppa, Kargal, Hosanagara,
Kunchikal Falls, Agasanahalli, Alada Halli, Shimoga, Kumsi,
Shikaripura, A. Annapura, Talaguppa, Singanamane, Harana Halli,
Arebilachi, Donabaghatta, Barkana Falls, Anavatti, Aklapura,
Adaganti, Adur, Shimoga, Adagodi, Dodderi, Adina Kottige,
Agalabagilu, Adagalale, Adinasara, Adrihalli, Adavalli, Agasadi,
Adagadi, Agaradahalli, Adaranthe, Achapura, Abbalagere, Agasavalli,
Kadidal, Heggodu, Jog Falls, Shimoga, Gajanur, Shimoga, Heche,
Abasi, India, Yadur, Nadahalli, Lakshmi Narasimha Temple,
Bhadravathi, Belligavi, Adi Jambava. Excerpt: Shimoga (Kannada:
Shivamogga), is a city located in Shimoga district in the central
part of the state of Karnataka, India. It lies on the banks of the
Tunga River and is the administrative headquarters of the district.
The name of the city is derived from the term Shiva-Mukha, meaning
Face of Shiva. An alternative etymology is that the name is derived
from the term Sihi-Moge, meaning Sweet Pot. The district formed the
southern tip of Emperor Ashoka's Mauryan Empire in third century
BC. It was ruled during later centuries by the Kadambas (4th
century), Chalukyas (6th century), Gangas, Rashtrakutas (8th
century), Hoysalas (11th century), and the Vijayanagara rulers
(fifteenth century). The city got an independent identity under the
Keladi Nayaka rule during 16th century, reaching its pinnacle under
the rule of Shivappa Nayaka. From the late 17th century onwards,
the city was a part of the Kingdom of Mysore until the
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