Famous Moroccan traveler Ibn Battuta is said to have stayed for a time in the district under the protection of Nawayath Sultan Jamal Al-Din at Hunnur.
This place is presently known as Hosapattana and is located in the town of Honnavar.
Uttara Kannada (also known as North Canara) is a district in the Indian state of Karnataka.
It is bordered by the state of Goa and Belgaum District to the north, Dharwad District and Haveri District to the east, Shimoga District and Udupi District to the south and the Arabian Sea to the west.
Ruins of an old mosque and its minaret can still be seen in the village.
The district came under the rule of Maratha Empire in the 1750s and later part of Mysore Kingdom, who ceded it to the British at the conclusion of the Fourth Mysore War in 1799.
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In 2001 census, this figure for Uttara Kannada District was at 2.56 percent of Maharashtra population.
The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Uttara Kannada district for 2011 is 140 people per sq. In 2001, Uttara Kannada district density was at 132 people per sq. Uttara Kannada district administers 10,277 square kilometers of areas.
Average literacy rate of Uttara Kannada in 2011 were 84.06 compared to 76.60 of 2001.
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