Channapatna is a city located 60 km south-west of Bangalore, India on Bangalore-Mysore state highway. The city is famous for its wooden toys and lacquerware. In the native language (kannada), Channapatna is also called as "goMbegaLa ooru" meaning town of toys in English. These toys are manufactured in tradational and advanced small scale industries. Manufacturing and twisting of raw silk, rice, ragi and coconut is a major product of Channapatna taluk. The temple of Lord Aprameya Swamy is nearby. Channapatna taluk comes under Ramanagara District. Its headquarters is located in Bangalore-Mysore highway. The total geographical area of the taluk is 53,587 hectares. It has three hoblies namely 1) Kasaba 2) Malur 3) Virupakshapura.Channapatna is one of the 57 cities in Karnataka under the Nirmala Nagara - Municipal eGovernance project. Under this project, the city obtained its website as well as the Public Grievance & Redressal module from 15 August 2005. Wikipedia
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