Dharwad District is an administrative district of the state of Karnataka in southern India. Dharwad is the cultural headquarters of North Karnataka.
Geography of Dharwad
Dharwad district is bounded on the North side by the District of Belgaum, on the South side Haveri and on the West side by Uttara Kannada district, on the East side by the district of Gadag. All these districts, which surround Dharwad district, belong to Karnataka State itself. The District encompasses an area of 4263 sq. kms
Latitude of Dharwad city : 15 deg 02’ and 15 deg 51’ North
Longitude of Dharwad city : 73 deg 43’ and 75 deg 35’ East
Culture of Dharwad District
Major religions in the district are Hinduism, Islam, Jainism and Christianity. The majority of Hindus are found in both urban and rural areas.
Revenue blocks in Dharwad District
In Dharwad District there is 6 revenue blocks
Railways Station in Dharwad District
Kambarganvi Railway Station
Navalur Railway Station
Amargol Railway Station
Kusugali Railway Station
Unkal Railway Station
Gudgeri Railway Station
Saunshi Railway Station
Annigeri Railway Station
Kundgol Railway Station
Sisvinhalli Railway Station
Dharwar Railway Station
Alnavar Junction Railway Station
Hubli Junction Railway Station
Kyarkop Railway Station
Hebsur Railway Station
Mugad Railway Station
Bus Station in Dharwad District
Dharwad Bus Station
Hubli Bus Station
Kalghatgi Bus Station
Morab Bus Station
Hebsur Bus Station
Tourist places in Dharwad District
The All saints Church
Temple of Loard Uluvi Channabasaveshwara
Dhummavaada Tank (also known as Nirsaagar)
The Karnataka University situated in Pavate Nagar.
Temple of Hanuman at Nuggikeri
Mutt of Murugharaajendra Swaamy.
Temple of Goddess Banashankari at Amargol.
Mallikarjun Mansur Trust Building
University of Agricultural Science
The Two Main entraces into the Fort
Chandramouleeshvara Temple at Unakal
Temple of goddess Tuljaa bghavani
Muuru Savira Mutt
Satya Saayi Baabaa Temple at Unakal
Sayyad Fate-Shaa vali Darga
The temple of Someshvar at Someshvar (Which is also the source of the river Shaalmalaa)
Temple of Dattaatreya Swamy
Temple of Goddess Durga
Engineering Colleges in Dharwad District
B.V. Bhoomraddi College of Engineering and Technology, Hubli
S.D.M. College of Engineering and Technology, Dhavalagiri
K.L.E. Institute of Technology, Hubli
Rural College of Engineering, Hulkoti
Management Colleges in Dharwad District
Dr. K.S. Sharma College of Computer Applications, Dharwad
Global Business School, Hubli
Institute of Excellence in Management Science, Hubli
K.L.E.S. Institute of Management Studies, Hubli
Karnataka University, Dharwad
Adept College of Business Administration, Dharwad
Anjuman Institute of Information science & Management, Dharwad
R.S. Shetty College of Business Administration, Dharwad
Rukmini Shetty Memorial Sudhakar Shetty BCA College, Dharwad
S.D.M. College of Engineering and Technology , Dharwad
Sana College of Information science & Management, Hubli
V.V.S’s College of Business Administration, Hubli
Vidya Bharati Foundation I.B.M.R. College of Business Administration, Hubli
Vishwachetan College of Computer Application, Dharwad
B.V. Bhoomaraddi College of Engineering and Technology, Hubli
Basvareddy Education Society’s BCA College, Dharwad
Kousali Institute of Management Studies, Dharwad
Nithisha Lahari Society’s College of Computer Application, Hubli
Oxford College of Business Administration, Hubli
Oxford College of Computer Application, Hubli
Homoeopathy Colleges in Dharwad District
Dr. B.D. Jatti Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital, Dharwad
Lingyat Education Association, Dharwad
Sai Sparsh Education Foundation's Sri Sathya Sai College of Homeopathic Medical Science, Dharwad
Sri Sathya Sai College of Homoeopathic Medical Science, Dharwad
Main industrial centre in Dharwad District
Tata Marcopolo Motors Ltd.
Telco Construction Equipment Company Limited (Telcon).
Karnataka Milk Federation.
BDK Group of Industries.
Murudeshwar Ceramics Ltd.
Walchandnagar Industries Ltd
Kirloskar Eelectrical Co Ltd.
Bhoruka textile Mill.
Universal Group of Industries.
Kamat Group of Hotels (Popular group of hotels) started off in this very city.
The industrial city of Hubli, with its many cotton and silk factories, railway workshops, and a major newspaper industry, is located within the Dharwad District.
Major Crops of Dharwad District
Cotton, Wheat, Ragi, Jowar and Oil seeds are the main crops of Dharwad District.