Hanur is a town in Chamrajnagar district. It is under Kollegala taluk. Hanur is one of the wealthiest places of the Chamarajanagara district. It is rich with natural resources like granite, agricultural products which include sugar cane, jowar and coconut. The place is surrounded by hills and is located at the heart of the terrain.
It has a rich culture with diversified people. It is the centre for famous tourist spots such as MM Hills, Hogenekal falls, Mutthathi, Tibet colony(Odeyara Palya), BR Hills, Bluff (Garanchukki and Barachukki), Nagamale, Gundapur Dam, Gundal Dam, Mekedat, and more.
The nearby villages are Martalli, Ajjipura, Bandally, Cowdally, Kamagere and Singanalluru.
R Narendra from Congress is the current MLA and he defeated Parimala Nagappa of JDS.