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Diocese of Shimoga

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Diocese of Shimoga
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The diocese stretches over 21,405 square kilometers and covers three civil districts in Karnataka state.

Population

The total population was 5,645,380 at the end of 2017.

Language

The languages used in the diocesan territory are Kannada, Tamil, Konkani and Malayalam.

Economy

The per capita income is Rs 100 a day (US$2.16) as of July 2006.

Industries

Textiles, areca and paddy are major products.

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