Pangala is a village situated in Udupi taluk of Udupi district, Karnataka. India's National Highway number 17 (NH 17) connecting Mangalore (Kudla or Mangaluru) to Mumbai (Bombay) passes through this village. The village is on the north banks of Pangala river. The Pangala river joins Arabian sea near Matti (village). The Shankarapura village which is famous for its jasmine flowers is nearby. The Janardhan temple of Pangala village is being renovated.
According to the Indian Census of 2001, Pangala has a population of 1,948 (including 903 males, 1,045 females) in 438 households.