Tiptur is located in Tumkur District
and is about 60 km west of Tumkur
Located about 850 m above sea level, the town is famous for its coconut cultivation and marketing. Also called as Kalpataru Nadu, Tiptur is renowned for copra products. BAIF (Bharatiya Agro Industries Foundation) Institute for Rural Development is located here.
The nearest airport is at Bangalore (144 km).
Tiptur Railway Station is on the Shimoga-Tumkur line. Tiptur is on the Bangalore-Honnavar highway (
National Highway 206).