Belgaum District

Population: 4,778,439 (2011)

State: Karnataka

Language: Kannada

Headquarters: Belgaum


Area: 13,415 square kilometers

Density of population: 356 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 73.94 % - Male: 82.90 %, Female: 64.74 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:969


Boundaries of Belgaum District


North and West: Maharashtra

North East: Bijapur District, Karnataka

South East: Gadag District, Karnataka

East: Bagalkot District, Karnataka

South West: Goa

South: Dharwad District and Uttara Kannada District, Karnataka


Belgaum District Average Rainfall: 808.26 mm

Belgaum District Maximum Temperature in Summer: 38 deg C

Belgaum District Minimum Temperature in Winter: 12 deg C





Major Rivers: River Krishna, River Malaprabha, River Ghataprabha

Taluks: Athani, Bailhongal, Belgaum, Chikodi, Gokak, Hukkeri Khanapur, Ramdurg, Raybag, Saundatti Yellamma

Assembly Constituencies: Nipani, Chikodi, Sadalga, Athani, Kagawad, Kudchi, Raybag, Hukeri, Arabhavi, Gokak, Ramdurg, Belgaum Uttar, Belgaum Rural, Saundatti Yellamma, Belgaum Dakshin, Kittur, Bailhongal, Khanapur


Belgaum District Nearby Attractions


1. Saundatti

2. Kamala Narayana Temple

3. Kasamalgi Parshwanatha

4. Yallammagudda Temple

5. Belgaum Fort

6. Gokak Waterfalls

7. Yadur

8. Hooli

9. Varapoha Falls

10. Gokak Falls

11. Parasgad Fort


Belgaum District Facts: This is the second most populous state in Karnataka. Sericulture industry is growing fast. The rich deposit of bauxite ore has led to the emergence of many aluminum industries. NH 4, NH 4 A and NH 63 pass through this district.      


Major Agricultural Products: Paddy, maize, jowar, sugarcane, oil seeds, groundnut, cotton


Major Industries: A K P Foundaries, Campbell Knitwear Limited, GMR Industries Ltd, Gokak Textiles Ltd, Hindustan Latex Ltd, Indian Aluminum Company


Mineral Resources: Bauxalite, Silica sand, Aluminum Laterite, Lime Stone, Dolomite, Quartzite, China Clay, Moulding Sand


Major Educational Institutions: J. N. Medical College, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, K. L. E. Society’s College of Engineering, SJPN Trust’s Rural Engineering College, SNM Rural Engineering College, KRCE Society’s Law College, K. L. E Society’s BVBellad Law College, A M Sheikh Homoeopathic Medical College, Bharatesh Homoeopathic Medical College, K. L. E. Society’s J. N. Medical College


What is Belgaum District Famous For: Hydraulic equipments and foundaries


Famous People From Belgaum District: Kaka Kalelkar 


Belgaum District Pin Codes

Last Updated : Thursday Jun 14 , 2012


Places in Belgaum District