Byadagi

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Byadagi
Town
Byadagi is located in Karnataka
Byadagi
Byadagi
Location of Kinnal in Karnataka
Coordinates: 14°41′17.93″N 75°29′18.98″E / 14.6883139°N 75.4886056°E / 14.6883139; 75.4886056Coordinates: 14°41′17.93″N 75°29′18.98″E / 14.6883139°N 75.4886056°E / 14.6883139; 75.4886056
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Haveri
Languages
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Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
Postal Index Number 581108
Vehicle registration KA 27
Telephone 91-(0)8374
Spoken languages Kannada
Website www.byadagitown.gov.in

Byadagi is a town in Haveri district in the state of Karnataka, India. Its around 18 km north west of the famous business center Ranebennur. The town is famous for the red Byadagi chilli.The surrounding areas of Byadagi produce chilli ( red in color & long ) which is dried in sunlight and sent to different markets. This spicy chilli is one of the common ingredients used in Udupi cuisine.Today the use of this chili is seen in abroad also.

Geography[edit]

Byadagi is located at 14°41′N 75°29′E / 14.68°N 75.48°E / 14.68; 75.48.[1] It has an average elevation of 601 metres (1971 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Byadagi had a population of 25,658. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Byadagi has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 74% and female literacy of 60%. 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Tourism[edit]

Famous holy place Kaginele is located in the Byadagi taluk and 15km northeast in direction from Byadagi town. and also the one another holy place Kadaramandalagi is there which is 6 km away from Byadgi. Lord kantesh is present in the Kadaramandalagi.

Educational institutes[edit]

Colleges 1. B E S M Arts & Commerce College Byadagi 2. Ballari rudrppa college. Motebennur 3.B E S High School Byadgi. 4.N B B Loins Primary School Byadgi.

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