Hombal

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Hombal
ಹೊಂಬಳ
Hombala
village
Hombal is located in Karnataka
Hombal
Hombal
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 15°30′59″N 75°33′20″E / 15.51639°N 75.55556°E / 15.51639; 75.55556Coordinates: 15°30′59″N 75°33′20″E / 15.51639°N 75.55556°E / 15.51639; 75.55556
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Gadag District
Taluk Gadag
Lok Sabha Constituency Haveri
Population (2001)
 • Total 7,860
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration KA 26


Hombal (Kannada: ಹೊಂಬಳ ) is a village in the southern state of Karnataka, India.[1][2] It is located in the Gadag taluk of Gadag district in Karnataka.

Schooling[edit]

Hombal has three schools which consists of a boys school, a girls school and a co.ed high school. The schools are all government schools. They have some good grounds as well.

Road system[edit]

The inner road system in Hombal is like any other rural city with kachha roads.The roads can certainly be improved to a good extent.

Occupation of people[edit]

The males are mostly involved in agriculture and heavily depend on rainfall for their yield. Hombal village has been the origin of famous people like BHARAT RATNA Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, Poet Nadoj Channaveer Kanavi,Cricketer Sunil Joshi, Famous writer G B Joshi, Bharat Natyam Exponent Late Shankar Hombal (Bhopal).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Hombal had a population of 7860 with 3964 males and 3896 females.[1]

Shankaralinga Temple[edit]

Hombala is famous for the ancient Shankaralinga temple located in the village.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Village code= 627800 "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Retrieved 2008-12-18. 
  2. ^ "Yahoomaps India :". Retrieved 2008-12-18.  Hombal, Gadag, Karnataka

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