Hosadurga

Hosadurga is a town in the Chitradurga district in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is the Taluk centre of the tehsil with the same name.

Hosadurga is located in Karnataka, India,[3] with an average elevation of 739 meters (2424 feet) above sea level.

As of the 2011 India census,[4] Hosadurga has a population of 28,370. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Hosadurga has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%, with a male literacy rate of 76% and a female literacy rate of 70%. In Hosadurga, 12% of the population is under seven years of age.

Hosadurga had a strong cement industry in the 1990s, but many factories have closed over time due to shortages of limestone. Currently only one remains, the Ramco Cement Factory in Mathodu Village.[5]