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Kampli is located in Karnataka
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 15°14′N 76°22′E / 15.24°N 76.37°E / 15.24; 76.37Coordinates: 15°14′N 76°22′E / 15.24°N 76.37°E / 15.24; 76.37
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Bellary
Elevation 414 m (1,358 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 39,307
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Website www.kamplitown.gov.in

Kampli is a town in the Bellary district, Hospet taluk, in the Indian state of Karnataka. The town is situated about 15 km away from world famous Hampi.


Kampli is administered by town municipality. The town has many government offices such as a Primary Health Centre, Police Station, Registrar office, village office, Banks,Post office, Telephone exchange, Electricity board etc.


Kumara Rama was the son of Kampli Raya, ruler of Kampli. Kampli is also famous for magnificent Kampli fort.


Kampli is an economic hub for its surrounding villages. On every Tuesday, vendors of various commodities assemble at the town's market for buying and selling. Kampli boasts nearly 20 rice mills, an accomplishnent for a small town. Agriculture is the backbone of its economy. The Tungabhadra River is a major source of irrigation for most of Kampli's agricultural land. The major crops in this area are Paddy, Sugar Cane, Banana and coconut. The town is a true testimonial to India's cosmopolitan nature in small,lesser known towns and villages. Most of textile business is owned by Marwaris, most of essential commodities businesses are owned by people from vaishya community and most of evening snacks shops are owned by Baniyas. Kampli having so many function halls to organize the any kind of events in that most popular and convenient hall is K.S.Bavan and that is held by Kamma community. Kampli has more than 20 rice mills, majority of them owned by Vaishya and Veerashaiva community. Kampli has 1 DIGITAL FLEX PRINTERS CALLED MANIDURGA ENTERPRISES,Kampli has 5 Saw mills and more than 25 carpenter shops, majority of them owned by Muslim community. It has more than 70 garages including motor cycle servicing, lathe works, trolley works, tractor repairs etc, majority of garages are owned by Muslim community.


Kampli has many educational institutions ranging from kindergarten to Degree colleges. The town also has couple of primary schools and high schools, specifically for girls. Some of the noted schools and colleges are: Govt First Grade College, Shamiachand Junior(S.M.G.J.) College,Kalmat High School,Govt Girls High School, Bharatiya Shishu Vidhyalaya (B.S.V), Govt primary schools, Govt Urdu school, Vidya Sagara Residential School, Sharadha Vidya Niketan, Vidyasagar, Bright way public school, Vijayanagara, Chetana School, Govt polytechnic college, shanthi vidyaniketha school,Srimathi Odso jademma primary, high school, PU college and ITI,Vidyaranya ITI college and Pragathi ITI and JTS (Junior Technical School)


Kampli has Four movie halls. Bharat Theatre, Chandrakala Theatre, Lakshmi Theatre, ganesh Theatre. It also has a theatre for performing plays and dramas (Nataraja Kala Mandira). The theatre has capacity of 200 people.


With the delimitation of constituencies by the Delimitation commission, Kampli has been conferred an assembly constituency status. In the Karnataka state assembly elections, 2008, the Bharatiya Janata Party candidate won the election by beating his Congress Party opponent by more than 20,000 votes(an 18% lead). In the Town Municipal Elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party won with a major lead and Hemavathi is the current municipal chairman.[1]


Kampli is located at: 15°24′N 76°37′E / 15.4°N 76.62°E / 15.4; 76.62.[2] It has an average elevation of 414 metres (1358 feet).


As of 2001 India census,[3] Kampli had a population of 35,386. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Kampli has an average literacy rate of 55%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 65%, and female literacy is 46%. In Kampli, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age. Kampli has spread around 16,363,627,77 squarefeets. It is a developing town,


Hotel GK towers is newly constructed lodging and boarding with 25 rooms(ac/ non ac optional) with well furnished, which is also approved by dep. of tourism, govt. of karnataka.


Kampli is well connected by road to Gangavathi and Hospet.

Long-distance bus routes[edit]

Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) runs a bus service to other cities and villages. There are also various private bus services.


Hospet is the nearest railway station to Kampli and Hospet lies on Hubli-Guntakal line. Facebook


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