Located in northwestern part of Karnataka 

Divided into 5 administrative divisions- Vijayapura, Basavana-Bagewadi, Indi, Muddebihal and Sindagi 

Was part of the Chalukyan dynasty and has been capital of the Adil Shahi dynasty (1489-1686)

In 1686 A.D., the Moguls under Aurangzeb overpowered the city of Vijayapura and ended 200-year-old Adil Shah dynasty 

District is dotted with medieval monuments and has a legacy of the famous and unique form of Islamic architecture and ancient monuments

Opportunities for wine tourism
Presence of Gol Gumbaz, also known as the Taj Mahal of the South
NTPC Thermal power plant at Kudagi taluk, Bagewadi

Vijaypura on map of Karnataka

18,724 Crores

Total district GDP (INR)


Contribution to state GDDP


District per capita income (INR)


Area: 10,948 sq km

Rivers: Krishna, Bhima and Doni

Population: 21.77 lakhs

Population density: 207 persons per sq km


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Social Infrastructure

Technical Education


University and Higher Education


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Agro and Food Processing

Predominant industry with highest employment in the small scale sector Proposed food processing zone 35% of the MSME units are in food and beverages sector Basaveshwara Agro Food Processing Ltd engaged in chutneys, pickles, etc.


Excellent climatic conditions for wine grapes cultivation Industry also opens up opportunities for wine tourism Major players: Hampi Heritage Winery, Reco Winery, Nisarga Winery


Presence of three rivers provides scope for huge inland and freshwater fishing Scope for ornamental fish breeding promoted by Fisheries Research and Information Centre in Vijayapura city

Industrial Profile

Three  industrial estates

Three  industrial areas

NTPC Thermal power plant at Kudagi taluk, Bagewadi

KREDL planning a solar park in Mannur village, Sindagi Taluk with capacity of 500 MW

Upcoming food park at Ittangihal taluk

Sunrise Sectors


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