Hassan

Published: 06.11.2010
Updated: 17.12.2012

Hassan, Karnataka, India


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Hassan

Kannada: ಹಾಸನ
is a city and district headquarters of Hassan district in the Indian state of Karnataka. The town is situated 934 mts above sea level with fine weather similar to Bangalore. The town is home to the Master Control Facility of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). It was founded in the 11th century, by Channa Krishnappa Naik, a Palegar (chieften). The place is called Hassan after the Goddess "Haasanamba", the goddess and presiding deity of the town. It can be called the temple-architectural capital of Karnataka and is also the location of the Hasanamba Temple.

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