Located in southeastern part of Karnataka and 194 km away from the state capital Bengaluru 

Divided into  8 administrative divisions– Alur, Arkalgud, Arsikere, Belur, Channarayapatna, Hassan, H.N. Pura and Sakleshpur. 

Rich producer of spices, cardamom, coconuts and coffee. 

The district lies partly in the ‘malnad’ tract and partly in the southern plains region 

Ruled by kingdoms of Kadambas, Chalukyas, Gangas, Hoysalas and Vijayanagar empire 

‘Hoysalas’ imbibed the art of making temples and sculptures in the region, contributing it to become a renowned tourist place 

Coffee and Cardamom are major export products
ISRO facility located in the district
Famous Tourist Places - Belur, Halebeed, Shravanabelagola & others

Hassan on map of Karnataka

21,764 Crores

Total district GDP (INR)


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District per capita income (INR)


Area: 6,814 sq km

Rivers: Hemavati, Yagachi, Vatehole and Cauvery

Population: 17.76 lakhs

Population density: 261 persons per sq km


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Agri and Food Processing

Strong Agriculture base New 300 MT cattle Feed plant has been set up at Hassan Dedicated 265 acres Food Processing SEZ for export oriented units Major producer of Coffee District is recognized as agri-export zone


Dedicated SEZ with total investment of INR 686 crore for Electronic Hardware and IT/ITES Master control Facility of ISRO located in the district


Textile Zones in the district with an investment INR 551 Crore providing employment 614 acres of dedicated textile SEZ has been promoted by KIADB 3 purely export oriented textile units working in textile SEZ

Industrial Profile

Seven  industrial estates

Six  industrial areas

Major producer of Coffee

Presence of Textile SEZ, Pharma SEZ, Electronic Hardware-IT/ITES SEZ at Hassan

Master control Facility of ISRO located in the district

Sunrise Sectors


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