High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Uchila is a village near Yermal in Udupi taluk in Udupi district, Karnataka, India. A place by the same name Uchila is there in Dakshina Kannada district. It is on the way from Mangalore to Udupi, on National Highway 17. It is basically a fishing village on the Arabian Sea coast. Udupi district in the Karnataka state of India was created in August 1997. The three northern taluks, Udupi, Kundapur and Karkal, were separated from Dakshina Kannada District to form Udupi district. Udupi is famous for Ashta Matha, i.e., eight Matts and Sri Krishna Temple. Udupi is also one of oldest Educational Centres. The administrative headquarters of Udupi district is Udupi. Population as per Census 2001 was 1,112,243 of which 18.55% were urban.