Located equidistant from Bengaluru and Mumbai

Divided into 3 administrative divisions comprising of 11 talukas– Athani, Ballhongal, Belagavi, Chikkodi, Gokak, Hukkeri, Khanapur, Ramdurg, Raybag, Saundatti & Kittur

Second largest district in the State, as per 2011 Census population

Belagavi city houses the second legislative building in the State, where the Karnataka State Legislature meets once a year

Established trade centre for food grains, sugarcane, cotton, tobacco, oilseed and milk products

Important centre for manufacturing of heavy machine tools

Sugar Bowl of Karnataka
Rich base of aluminium industries

Belagavi on map of Karnataka

42,209 Crore

Total district GDP (INR)


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Area: 13,454 sq. km

Rivers: Krishna, Malaprabha and Ghataprabha

Population: 47.78 lakhs

Population density: 356 persons per


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Agriculture and food processing

3,437 units in the district Investment of INR 8,215 lakhs Employment of 30,156 people INR 5 crores allotted for chilling centre 0.4 lakh tonnes of mango, 0.43 lakh tonnes of banana, 0.13 lakh tonnes of grapes, 5600 tonnes of citric fruits are grown annually.

Power Industry

Investment of INR 2,016 crores in solar photo voltaic plant (3 MW) Allocation of government land for establishing 1,320 MW through private investment Approved gas based project of 700 MW

Other Industries

Textiles: important centre for textiles with 20,000 power looms employing 30,000 persons. Heavy Machine tools: 1200 auto related units; Foundry cluster project costing 24.7 crores Mining and Steel: 1.2 lakh MT of aluminium laterite, 0.4 lakh MT of dolomite, 0.45 lakh MT of limestone Famous for Artistic Athani Chappals

Industrial Profile

Sixteen  industrial estates

Seven  industrial areas

India’s first precision engineering Special Economic Zone located in Hukkeri Taluk

200 foundries  producing more than 70,000 tons of automotive and industrial castings of ferrous base

Around 20,000 power looms and 4,546 handlooms

Famous for  Artistic Athani Chappals

Presence of four Universities - Visvesvaraya Technological University, Rani Channamma University etc.

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