Uttara Kannada

Situated in the western coast of Karnataka 

Spread across 11 administrative  taluks Ankola, Bhatkal, Haliyal, Honnavar, Karwar, Kumta, Mundgod, Siddapur, Sirsi, Supa and Yallapur 

Folk Arts like Suggikunitha, Holi Dance, Hulivesha, Siddi Dance are famous and traditional. Yakshagana is also famous in the District 

Madhukeshwar Temple at Banavasi, Ulavi Channabasaveshwar Temple at Ulavi, Siddivinayaka Temple at Idagunji, Mahabaleshwar Temple at Gokarna, Mathobara Temple at Murdeshwar, Marikamba Temple in Sirsi are famous places of worship in the District

Has one of the six atomic power stations in India located at Kaiga which generates 2,231 GW-h of power annually
Project Seabird – Greenfield Naval Base is located near Karwar in the district
Karwar is one of the important ports in the state

Uttar Kannada on map of Karnataka

17,140 Crores

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Area: 10,277 sq km

Rivers: Kali, Gangavali, Agnashini and Sharavati

Population: 14.37 lakhs

Population density: 140 persons per sq km


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Food Processing

Established processing units for Cashew, Pineapple, Coconut, Vanilla Scope for agro- processing units for coconut, arecanut, cocoa, vanilla, pepper, cardamom and other spice crops Long coastline, suitable agro- climatic conditions and availability of water


Large limestone deposits Proposal for a SIZ for cement

Port Development

Karwar is one of the important ports of the state Total length: 355 meters Capacity: 75,000 MT (liquid cargo), 30,000 MT (warehouse) Proposal to develop 6 additional berths at the port Seabird Project, Greenfield Naval Base located near Karwar

Industrial Profile

Eight industrial estates

One industrial area

Presence of Karwar port in the district

Large limestone deposits

Presence of Coir industry, Glass and Ceramics

Sunrise Sectors


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