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Davangere District Profile

Davanagere district carved out of the three districts namely Chitradurga, Shimoga and Bellary derives its name from DEVANAGARI. Davanagere is one of THIRTY districts of Karnataka state. With creation of the new district on 15th August 1997 with Davanagere as its headquarters the district was given the name of the headquarters town called Davanagere.

 

Places of Visits:-

The Kundwada Lake is the closest place to the people of the city. Harihar Tungabhadra and ancient Harihareshwar Temple, Shanthisagar, Kondajji’s Forest Reserve, Kaleeshwar Temple of ancient baalas, Bheemeshwara temples of Nilgunda, Uccadaghatri Karibasweswarar, Ajjayya Temple, Nandigudi, Early Rurshabhama, ancient Pushkarini of Santhebunur, the ancient Paschirina, Anenaduya ancient Basaveshwara and Ishwar Temple.

East Chitradurga and Shimoga and Haveri in the southwest. The Tungabhadra River passes through the Honnali Taluk and then forms the natural boundaries in the Harihara and Harapanahalli borders in the west. Davanagere and Harihara towns pass through the broadest railway line through NH4. In 1997, then chief minister JH Patel transformed Davanagere into an independent district. Earlier, Davangere was one of the taluks of Chitradurga district. Davangere district is home to six taluks and one of the major commercial centers of Karnataka.

 

Sl.No

Name of Taluka

No.of villages

No.of Towns

Area in sq. km

Male

Female

Total

Density Per sq KM

1

Davanagere

172

1

956.58

309642

292881

602523

644

2

Harihar

87

1

484.62

126128

119526

245654

515

3

Honnali

168

1

884.74

113577

109015

515

251

4

Channagiri

246

1

1170.86

149796

142711

292507

242

5

Jagalur

170

1

963.35

80954

77929

158883

165

6

TOTAL

843

5

4460.15

780097

742062

1522159

1817

Taluks wise Number of Villages & Towns, Area, Population, Density in Davangere District

 About District

Davanagere – A major district in Central Karnataka, Davangere is popular for textile industry. Davangere Cotton Mills is a very popular name.

Now this town is growing rapidly. The first name of Davanagere was “Devanagiri”  which gradually became Davangere. Davangere is a major trading venue in Central Karnataka where cotton, maize, chickpea, sunflower, corn, rice / rice and other major commercial crops can be bought from other districts of Karnataka. Davangere lies at a distance of 14 ° 28 ‘longitude and 75 ° 59’ in the heart of Karnataka at an elevation of 602.5 m above sea level. Butter Dosa is very tasty and unique in Davanagere. Sweet dish is made only in Davangere.

 

Demography

As per Provisional population figures of 2011 Census.

 

Sl No

Demographic Label

Value

1

Area

5924 Sq Km

2

No. of Revenue Disivions

2

3

No. of  Taluks

6

4

No. of Hoblies

24

5

No. of Gram Panchayats

233

6

No. of Villages

932

7

Total Population

1945497

 

Davangere District Map:-

 

 

 STD & PIN Codes:

SL.no

City / Taluk

Pin Code

STD Code

1

Davangere City

577002

08192

2

Davangere Taluk

577002

08192

3

Channagiri

577213

08189

4

Honnali

577217

08188

5

Harihara

577601

08197

6

Jagalur

577528

08196

 

Tourism :-

Davanagere district was formed in 1997 carving out portions of Shivamogga, Ballari and Chitradurga districts. Davanagere is in the centre of Karnataka, 260 kms north-west of Bengaluru. Davanagere was initially known as “Devanagiri” which then changed to “Davanagere”. Davanagere is popular for the textile industry.

Davanagere Cotton Mills is a very popular name and is thus known for its cotton yield and cotton mills. Davanagere Benne Dose is a sought after breakfast delicacy not to be missed when in Davanagere and the sweet dish named Udyogare which is specifically made only in Davanagere which one should not miss. Shantisagara, Harihara, Kondjji Lake, Santhebennur pushkarani, Theertharameshwara, Glass House And Duggamma Temple are Davanagere’s most popular tourist attractions.

Last Updated: 01-09-2021 12:15 PM Updated By: Admin


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