|Established||1 July 1939|
|• Deputy Commissioner||Aswathi S. (IAS)|
|• Total||4,961 km2 (1,915 sq mi)|
|• Density||360/km2 (940/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|ISO 3166 code||IN-KA-MA|
|Vehicle registration||KA-11,(KA-54 nagamangala)|
|Sex ratio||1.015 ♂/♀|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Mandya Lok Sabha constituency|
|Climate||Tropical Semi-arid (Köppen)|
|Precipitation||691 millimetres (27.2 in)|
|Avg. summer temperature||35 °C (95 °F)|
|Avg. winter temperature||16 °C (61 °F)|
Mandya District is an administrative district of Karnataka, India. The district is bordered on the south by Mysore and Chamarajangar districts, on the west by Hassan District, on the north by Tumkur District and on the east by Ramanagara district. The district Mandya was carved out of larger Mysore district in the year 1939.
Mandya is the main town in Mandya District. As of 2011, the district population was 1,808,680 (of which 16.03% was urban).
Mandya district is located between north latitude 12°13' to 13°04' N and east longitude 76°19' to 77°20' E. It is bounded by Mysore district to the west and southwest, Tumkur district to the northeast, Chamrajnagar district to the south, Hassan district to the northwest, and Ramanagar district to the east. It has an area of 4,961 square kilometres (1,915 sq mi). The administrative center of Mandya District is Mandya City.
Mandya District has five rivers: Kaveri River and four tributaries main Hemavathi, Shimsha, Lokapavani, Veeravaishnavi.
Mandya district consists of 7 taluks grouped under 2 subdivisions. The Mandya subdivision comprises Mandya, Maddur and Malavalli taluks, while the Pandavapura subdivision comprises Pandavapura, Srirangapatna, Nagamangala and Krishnarajpet Taluks.
Since Mandya is located on the banks of the river Cauvery, agriculture is the predominant occupation and the single largest contributor to Mandya's economy . The main crops grown are paddy sugarcane, jowar, maize, cotton, banana, ragi, coconut, pulses, and vegetables.
Mandya district has an extensive road network. NH 275 and NH 948 NH 150A pass through the district. The road network in the district includes 73 kilometres (45 mi) of the National Highways, 467 kilometres (290 mi) of State Highways and 2,968 kilometres (1,844 mi) of major district roads.
Mandya belongs to "South Western Railways" of "Indian Railways". Mandya has many railway stations which are listed below:Mandya railway station. Maddur railway station. Pandavapur railway station. Srirangapattana railway station. BG nagar railway station.
According to the 2011 census, Mandya district has a population of 1,805,769, roughly equal to the nation of The Gambia or the US state of Nebraska. This gives it a ranking of 263rd in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 365 inhabitants per square kilometre (950/sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 2.55%. Mandya has a sex ratio of 989 females for every 1,000 males, and a literacy rate of 70.14%. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes make up 14.69% and 1.24% of the population respectively.
At the time of the 2011 census, 91.92% of the population spoke Kannada, 4.24% Urdu, 1.34% Tamil and 1.30% Telugu as their first language.
Gambia, The 1,797,860 July 2011 est.