Yadgir District With Talukas in Karnataka State

Yadgir District  With Talukas: Yadgir District is one of the 30 districts of Karnataka state in southern India. This district was carved out from the erstwhile Gulbarga district as the 30th district of Karnataka on 10 April 2010. Yadgir town is the administrative headquarters of the district. The district occupies an area of 5,160.88 km². Yadgir has three taluks namely: Shahpur, Surpur, and Yadgir. The Bhima River flows through Yadgir town. Yadgir, popularly called as "Yadavagiri" by the local people, was once a capital of the Yadava Kingdom. It has a rich historical and cultural traditions. Yadavas chose Yadgir to be their capital and ruled from here from 1347 to 1425 AD. Yadgir district has its deep roots in history.

Yadgir District

Yadgir District

According to the 2011 census Yadgir district has a population around 12 lakhs. Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 22.67%. Yadgir has a sex ratio of 984 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 52.36%. It has 1,024 primary schools, 149 high schools, 40 pre-university colleges, six-degree colleges, and 1 polytechnic institute. The district has three hospitals, three ayurvedic hospitals, 37 public health centers, six community health centers, 20 dispensaries and 120 family welfare sub-centers. Waterfalls called Dhab Dabi about 5 km from Gurmitkal and about 30 km from Yadgir a visual treat in monsoon. Sleeping Buddha in Shahapur taluk was formed by four hills looks like a sleeping Buddha. Yadgir has its own railway station. It has the broad gauge railway which lies between Mumbai and Chennai. It comes under South Central Railway under Guntakal division. It has its own railway branch. State Highway 15 passes through the city connecting to Bijapur and Hyderabad. Important cities connected through buses from the city are Bangalore, Hubli, Dharwad, Belgaum, Sirsi, Hospet, Vasco da Gama,  Hyderabad, Bellary, and Raichur. Yadgiri is a place of a full natural resource like water (Mainly Two river flows Krishna and BhÄ«ma) and there is lots of scope for Industrialization in future. One Sugar and fuel industry "Core Green" also established near Hiretumkur village. Recently Rich uranium deposits have been found in the Gogi belt covering the villages of Gogi, Ukkinal, Darshanapur in Shahapur taluk, and Thinthini and other places in Surapur taluk. Uranium processed here will be used for defense and power generation purpose.

Talukas in Yadgir District

Shorapur Yadgir Shahpur

Districts Of Karnataka State

Bagalkot District Bengaluru urban District Bengaluru Rural District
Belagavi District Bellary District Bidar District
Vijayapura District Chamarajanagar District Chikballapur District
Chikamagaluru District Chitradurga District Dakshina Kannada District
Devanagari District Dharwad District Gadag District
Gulbarga Hassan Haveri
Kodagu District Kolar District Koppal District
Mandya District Mysuru District Raichur District
Ramanagara District Shivamogga District Tumakuru District
Udipi District Uttara Kannada District Yadgir District

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