About Puttur

Puttur is a town located in Dakshina Kannada / South Canara / South Kanara district of Karnataka. It is also the headquarter of Puttur Taluq. It is very close to Mangalore and is on the Mysore-Mangalore state highway.

Puttur is known for Educational Institutions, Jewellers and Agri products like arecanut and coconut. The Educational Institutions like Vivekananda College and Philomena College not only cater to the students from surronding towns / villages, but also to youth from Coorg, Bangalore, Mysore and even from Kerala.

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Geographic Data

  • Area - 38 Sq.Kms.
  • STD Code - 08251.
  • Vehicle RTO Registration Code - KA 21.

Distance from Cities

  • Madikeri - 88 Km.
  • Mangalore - 52 Km.
  • Sullia - 37 km.
  • Udupi - 132 Km.

Localities / Areas in Puttur

  • Bannoor
  • Bappalige
  • Bolwar
  • Chikka Puttur
  • Citygudde
  • Darbe
  • Ganeshbag
  • Haradi
  • Kabaka
  • Kallare
  • Kallega
  • Kallimar
  • Karmala
  • Kaverikatte
  • Karjal

Demographic Profile

  • Languages spoken - Beary, Kannada, Malayalam & Tulu

Trains From Puttur

Train To Time
Kannur Express Kannur via Mangalore 06:28
Yesvantpur Express Yesvantpur Night Train 22:05
Yesvantpur Express Yesvantpur Day Train 11:58
Karwar Express Karwar via Mangalore 15:55

More Trains

St. Philomena College

Sudana Residential School

Suddi Paper

Vivekananda Colleges

Town Municipal Council