Dharwad District and Talukas in Karnataka State

Dharwad District and Talukas: Dharwad District is an administrative district in the state of Karnataka in southern India. Dharwad is the cultural headquarters of North Karnataka. Dharwad is famous for its Dharwad Peda – a milk based sweetmeat. Dharwad is located 425 km northwest of Bangalore and 421 km south of Pune, on the main highway between Bangalore and Pune in Maharashtra. Karnataka High Court circuit Bench is also based here. The word Dharwad means a place of rest during a long trip. Dharwad district is situated in the Western sector of the northern half of Karnataka State. The district is bounded on the North by the District of Belgaum, on the East by the District of Gadag, on the South by Haveri, and on the West by Uttara Kannada district. All these districts that surround the Dharwad district belong to Karnataka State only. On the agricultural front, black soil helps raise crops like Cotton, Wheat, Ragi, Jowar, and Oilseeds, and red soil is more suitable for paddy.

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Dharwad District

Dharwad District

According to the 2011 census, Dharwad district has a population of 18.5 lakhs. Dharwad has been a renowned learning center with many famous high schools, colleges, and universities. Marathi was a popular language in Dharwad until the middle of the 19th century. Dharwad has Kannada, English, and Urdu medium schools. Hubli is an important industrial center with over 1000 allied small and medium industries already established. There are machine tools industries, electrical, steel furniture, food products, rubber and leather industries, and tanning industries. NWKRTC (North West Karnataka Road Transport Corporation) is a state-run corporation headquartered at Hubli. There is excellent inter-city transportation from Dharwad. Hubli is the headquarters of the South Western Railways Zone of Indian Railways. The traffic is expected to grow with night-landing facilities being constructed at Hubli Airport. Dharwad has a sex ratio of 967 females for every 1000 males and a literacy rate of 80.3%. Places of Interest, Dharwad district has many tourist attractions, including historical temples and other monuments. Kannada is the most spoken language in this district. However, Marathi is also spoken by a sizeable population. Jowar, maize, wheat, cotton, onions, and rice are grown. The district also grows mangoes, papaya, and bananas as horticultural produce. There are many subsidiary agricultural industries, such as puffed rice, beaten rice, and edible oils.

Talukas  in Dharwad District

Hubli Dharwad Dharwad
Navalgund Kundgol
Kalghatgi Hubli

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Dharwad District and Talukas in Karnataka State

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