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Haveri district
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Chaudayyadanapura Mukteshwara temple 11.jpg
Chaudayyadanapura Mukteshwara temple, Haveri District, North Karnataka

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Haveri district
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 14°48′N 75°24′E / 14.8, 75.4Coordinates: 14°48′N 75°24′E / 14.8, 75.4
Country Flag of India.svg India
State Karnataka
Headquarters Haveri
Talukas Hangal, Haveri, Byadgi, Hirekerur, Ranebennur, Shiggaon, Savanur
 • Deputy Commissioner Amlan Aditya Biswas
Population (2001)
 • Total 1,467,000
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 581110
Telephone code + 91 (08375)
Vehicle registration KA- 27
Website [[] []]

Haveri is a district in the state of Karnataka, India with the potential to become a tourist hub.[1] As of 2001, it had a population of 1,439,116 of which 20.78% were urban residents.


Examples of tourist attractions in the district:

Haveri region Tourism attractions map 10.11.2008

Haveri region Tourism map, North Karnataka

Galageshwara temple Galaganatha 5

Galageshwara Temple at Galaganatha, North Karnataka

Temples at Kaginele

  • Kaginele Mahasamsthana Kanaka Gurupeetha
  • Adikeshava Temple
  • Virabhadra Temple
  • Someshwara Temple
  • Sangameshwara Temple
  • Kalahasteshwara Temple
  • Narasimha Temple
  • Lakshmi Temple
  • Handiganuor
  • Ranebennur Wild Life Sanctuary in Haveri District
  • Balambeed Jain Temple

Geography Edit

Haveri District is exactly in the centre of Karnataka with equidistant from Bidar in the far north to Kollegal in the far south. The district consists of seven taluks namely Hanagal, Shiggaon, Savanur, Haveri, Byadagi, Hirekerur, and Ranebennur. It is bounded by Dharwad district on the north, by Gadag district in the northeast, by Bellary district on the east, by Davangere district on the south, by Shimoga district in the southwest and by Uttar Kannada on the west and northwest. Before it was made into its own district, it was part of Dharwad District. Haveri is 335 km from Bangalore.

Haveri is the administrative and political headquarters of the district, whereas Ranebennur in the south is a business hub. The important towns and villages in Haveri District are:


According to the 2011 census Haveri district has a population of 1,598,506,[2] roughly equal to the nation of Guinea-Bissau[3] or the US state of Idaho.[4] This gives it a ranking of 312th in India (out of a total of 640).[2] The district has a population density of 331 inhabitants per square kilometre (860 /sq mi) .[2] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 11.08 %.[2] Haveri has a sex ratio of 951 females for every 1000 males,[2] and a literacy rate of 77.6 %.[2]

Associated people Edit

  • Kanakadasa: Kanakadasa was born is Bada village which situated in the district.
  • Mailara Mahadevappa: The freedom fighter who resisted British rule, is from Motebennur in Haveri District.
  • Siddappa. Hosamani Karajgi: He was a freedom fighter who resisted British rule is a native of Karajgi haveri district. He was a great lawyer and was having close movement with Subhas Chandra Bose. He was a state congress president, elected as a member of parliament, and a founder of Municipal High School in Haveri.he was served for poor people. His full statue stands in Haveri district place near the K.S.R.T.C bus stand on the NH4 Highway.
  • Gudleppa Hallikere: is another freedom fighter who is a native of Hosaritti. He started a residential school Gandhi Grameen Gurukul in Hosaritti.
  • Santa Shishunal Sharif: He was a great poet and philosopher of 19th century. The folk songs he wrote are still relevant. His native place is Shishuvinahal of Shiggaon Taluk in Haveri district.
  • Ramaanand Mannagi: Noted freedom fighter and a Gandhian. He started an aashram at Jangamanakoppa, five km from Haveri.
  • Subbanna Ekkundi: A recipient of the Sahitya Akademi award

Schools and collegesEdit


  • Municipal High school
  • Jyna Ganga Shikshana Samiti Kannada Medium School,High school, (also known as Geleyara Balaga)
  • K.L.E's English Medium CBSE School
  • J.P. Rotary School
  • Lions English Medium School
  • Hukkerimath Shivabasaveshwara High School, Haveri


  • Gudleppa Hallikeri College of Arts and Commerce
  • K.L.E's C.B.Kolli Polytechnic college

See also Edit

Wikimedia Commons has media related to:

References Edit

  1. ^ "Hold investors' meet in Haveri". The Hindu (Chennai, India). 2007-02-17. Retrieved 2008-11-20. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  3. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. "Guinea-Bissau 1,596,677 July 2011 est." 
  4. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. "Idaho 1,567,582" 

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