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Presidency: Madras
Coordinates: 12.970000°N 78.20000°E
Altitude: 843 m (2,766 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Bangarapet
State/Province: Karnataka
Country: India
Transport links
Bowringpet-Chikballapur Railway
Madras Railway
Kolar Gold Fields Railway

Bowringpet was the headquarters of the SE taluk of Kolar District, Mysore in the British period. It was named after an officer working in the Kolar Gold Fields and was originally called Maramootlu; it has since been renamed Bangarapet. The town was a junction on the broad gauge Madras Railway for the Kolar Gold Fields Railway, as well as a terminus of the narrow gauge Bowringpet-Chikballapur Railway.

External links

Bowringpet Imperial Gazetteer of India