Category:Hampi

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Hampi (Kannada: ಹಂಪೆ hampe) is a village in northern Karnataka state, India. Hampi is located within the ruins of Vijayanagara, the former capital of the Vijayanagara empire. Predating the city of Vijayanagara, this village continues to be an important religious centre, housing the Virupaksha Temple. The village of Hampi contains several other monuments belonging to the old city. It extends into some of the old ceremonial streets of Vijayanagara. The Vijayanagara ruins are listed as the Group of monuments at Hampi as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The name is derived from Pampa, which is the old name of the Tungabhadra River on whose banks the city is built. The name "Hampi" is an anglicized version of the Kannada Hampe which formed the cores of the capital of the Vijayanagara empire from 1336 to 1565. Recently the Archaeological Survey of India has been conducting continuous excavations in the area to discover more artifacts and temples.

Object location15° 20′ 09″ N, 76° 27′ 39″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap - Google Earth - Proximityramainfo
Hampi 
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ancient and medieval monuments, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Karnataka, India
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LocationBallari District, Gulbarga Division, Karnataka, India
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  • 4,187.24 hectare
Elevation above sea level
  • 467 metre
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VIAF ID: 136053723
GND ID: 4487812-6
World Heritage Site ID: 241
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15° 20′ 04.37″ N, 76° 27′ 43.78″ E

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