Welcome to Koppa

Posted by Chipscape on September 8, 2011  •  Comments (64)  • 

Koppa: is a panchayat town in Chikmagalur district in the Indian state of Karnataka. The town is famous for coffee and Tea estates. Arabica and Robusta varieties of coffee are grown here.. Koppa encovers 22 Gram Panchayats, one Town Panchayat and 3 Hobilis. Megunda Hobili is famous for Coffee. A no. of tea processing centres - in Bappunji (Devon Plantation and Industries Ltd), Karkikonda, Koradihitlu, Agaleshwara, Balanur have made this taluk famous for Tea.

      Koppa is located at 12.55°N 75.35°E[1]. It has an average elevation of 763 metres (2,503 feet). Key villages and towns, in Koppa the great educational institutions are like ALN Ayurvedic College, Degree College, PU College, Nirmala Convent, and some private Computer Institutions like CSEC Computer education Center, MICE are in Koppa. Major towns in Koppa taluke are Hariharapura , Bhandigadi,Niluvagilu and Jayapura

Western part of the area in Koppa taluk is covered by gneiss and central and northern part of the taluk occupied by schist formation. Fractured and jointed gneiss and schist serves as potential aquifers in the area. Depth of weathered zone ranges from 7.15 to 11.05 m bgl. Pre-monsoon depth to water level during the year 2006 (Fig-4) ranges from 5.45 to 9.72 m bgl, post-monsoon DTW (Fig-5) ranges from 5.50 to 6.40 m bgl and seasonal water level fluctuation ranges from 0.05 to 3.68 m. Based on water level data of the National hydrograph stations located(Fig-3) in the taluk (long term water level trend 1996 to 2005),

How to reach Koppa

75.4 kms from Capital city(Banglore)

    Airports and Railway Stations for Chikmagalur Airports near Chikmagalur
         Bajpe Airport, Mangalore (IXE) Domestic 105 km
         Bengaluru International Airport (BLR) International 215 km
         Bellary Airport (BEP) Domestic 240 km
         Chennai International Airport (MAA) International 492 km
    Railway stations near Chikmagalur Aerial Distance
         Kadur (DRU) 37 km
         Hassan (HAS) 51 km