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Diocese of Shimoga

Diocese of Shimoga

The diocese stretches over 21,405 square kilometers and covers three districts.

Population

The total population was 5,645,380 at the end of 2017. (The population of the whole country is approximately 20 million).

Language

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

Economy

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

Industries

Trade and agriculture. Textiles, areca and paddy are major products.

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