Category:Nandi Hills

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Nandi Hills 
human settlement in India
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Instance ofhuman settlement
Part ofKolar district
Location Chikkaballapura district, Bangalore division, Karnataka, India
Significant event
  • Siege of Nundydroog
Elevation above sea level
  • 1,478 ±1 m
13° 23′ 10.68″ N, 77° 42′ 03.24″ E
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Colinas Nandi (es); collines Nandi (fr); നന്ദി ഹിൽസ് (ml); Nandi Hills (nl); Nandidrug (ca); नंदी हिल (hi); ನಂದಿ ಬೆಟ್ಟ (kn); నంది హిల్స్ (te); Nandi Hills (en); नन्दिगिरिः (sa); Nandi-Hills (de); நந்தி மலை (ta) établissement humain en Inde (fr); населений пункт в Індії (uk); nederzetting in India (nl); ഇന്ത്യയിലെ ഒരു മനുഷ്യവാസ പ്രദേശം (ml); human settlement in India (en-gb); Bergkette in Indien (de); مستوطنة في الهند (ar); human settlement in India (en); human settlement in India (en-ca); οικισμός της Ινδίας (el); கர்நாடக மாநிலத்தில் சிக்கபள்ளாபூர் அருகில் அமைந்துள்ள ஒரு மலை (ta) Nandidrug (es); നന്ദിഹിൽസ്, Nandi Hills (ml); Nandidroog, Nandidurg, Nandi (ca)

Nandi Hills (el. 1478 meters (4851 ft.)) or Nandidurg is a hill fortress of southern India, in the Chikkaballapur district of Karnataka state. It is located just 16 km (till base) 24 km (top of the hill) from Chickballapur town and approximately 70 km (top of the hill) from the city of Bangalore. Nandidurg hill, known commonly as Nandi Hills, gets its name from an ancient Nandi temple situated on this hill: This temple has a thousand year old sculpture of Nandi. An ancient lord Shiva and Parvati temple also adorns this hill. Nandi Hills is located in close proximity to the newly constructed Bangalore International Airport, the second largest in India. In addition, the hills are located about 20 km from the National Highway (NH-7) just after Devanahalli town. Due to its location, Nandi Hills is rapidly developing and numerous commercial and residential ventures are underway in the region. 13°23′10.53″N 77°42′3.36″E / 13.3862583°N 77.7009333°E / 13.3862583; 77.7009333


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