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Babaleshwar is located in Karnataka
Babaleshwar is located in India
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 16°50′N 75°44′E / 16.83°N 75.73°E / 16.83; 75.73Coordinates: 16°50′N 75°44′E / 16.83°N 75.73°E / 16.83; 75.73
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Bijapur
Taluka Bijapur
Population (2008)
 • Total 22,528
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Nearest city Bijapur
Lok Sabha constituency Bijapur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Babaleshwar

Babaleshwar is a village in the southern state of Karnataka, India.[1][2] It is located in the Bijapur Taluka of Bijapur district in Karnataka. It is 22 km from the district headquarters, the city of Bijapur.


As of 2001 India census, Babaleshwar had a population of 11,528 with 5,867 males and 5,661 females.[1] As of 2008.


The village mainly grows sugarcane, grapes, pomegranates, maize, and sorgham (jawar), as well as small amounts of lemons, onions, and turmeric. Irrigation occurs via water canals and wells.


Farming and agriculture related business is the main occupation for many people in the village. The cropping pattern in the village reveals that food crops like jowar, maize, bajra and wheat among cereals, red gram, Bengal gram and green gram among pulses are major crops cultivated in the village. The major oilseed crops are sunflower, groundnut and safflower. Horticulture crops like grapes, pomegranate, ber, guave sapota, lime are also grown.


The village has several temples,

  • Shree Hanuman Temple
  • Shree Mahalaxshmi Temple
  • Shree Pandurang Temple
  • Shree Gurupadeshwar Math
  • Shree Virabhreshwar Temple
  • Shree Siddarameshwar Temple
  • Shree Amblisiddashwar Temple
  • shree kusappayya Temple
  • Renuka yellamma temple
  • Maling rai temple


Mosques and Maszid exist for the Muslim community. There is a Moharam every year, and Uras festivals are celebrated by both Hindu and Muslim religion.


In village there are some associations doing cultural,sports programmes and other activities.


NH-55 is passing through babaleshwar from Bijapur to Dharawad via Jamakhandi. And also connected many villages near to babaleshwar.


In the village, there are several schools and colleges. The main schools among them are as listed below

- MPS Babaleshwar - S S High Scholars Babaleshwar - KGS Babaleshwar - Bapuji School - Danammadevi school - Sharda vidaynikethan school - Shri janaki vidya mandir

Literacy Rate[edit]

The village's literacy rate is above 65%.


Annual festivals exist celebrating Shri Hari Pandurang Vittal Saptaha (Dindhi)as well as Kara Hunnume, Nagara Panchami, Deepavli, Ugadi, Dassara, Ganaradane, Shri Shantaveer kumba abisheka, yellamma jathra, kusaup temple jhatra & Maddi yellamma temple jathra etc.


Babaleshwar village is Assembly Constituency in Bijapur District.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Village code= 197900 "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-18.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  2. ^ "Yahoomaps India :". Archived from the original on 18 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-18.  Babaleshwar, Bijapur, Karnataka

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