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Krishnarajanagara is a town in Mysuru district in the Indian state of Karnataka.


As of 2001 India census, Krishnarajanagara had a population of 30,603. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Krishnarajanagara has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 78%, and female literacy is 68%. In Krishnarajanagara, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Krishnarajanagara was founded between 1925s and 1930s as a new town, when a flood by river Kaveri damaged the nearby old town called Yedatore. The town was shifted to a place 3 miles south and at a higher elevation, now called Krishnarajanagara. It was named after Krisharaja Wodeyar, the maharaja of Mysuru. It is also called as K.R.Nagar and is well planned town with broad roads. K.R.Nagar is well connected by rail and road to places like Mysuru, Hassan, Hunsur and many other places. Close to Krishnarajanagar about 13 km, famous Chunchanakatte Falls is located.

Arakeshwara Swamy temple is situated on the bank of river Kaveri and a jathra (car festival) is celebrated on Rathasaptami day.
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