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Byadgi is located in Karnataka
Location of Byadgi 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
 • OfficialKannada
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Postal Index Number
Vehicle registrationKA-27

Byadgi 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 Byadgi chilli.The surrounding areas of Byadgi 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 and the oil from Byadgi chilli is used in cosmetics.There are around 20 cold storages located to store Chillies. Bydagi is a popular town in Karantaka.byadgi give old name was byadara village


Byadgi 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).


As of 2011 India census,[2] Byadgi h15.1800° N, 74.9700° E with a population of 30,014. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Byadgi 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.


Famous holy place Kaginelle is located in the Byadgi taluk and 15km northeast in direction from Byadgi town and also there is a holy place called Kadaramandalagi which is 6 km away from Byadgi. Lord Kantesha(Hanuman) is present in the Kadaramandalagi. The wind fans are put at the hills surrounded by Byadgi to produce electricity.


Sri Siddeshwara Temple (Byadgi)

Sri Veerabhdreshwara Temple (Byadgi)

Chandraguttemma Temple (Byadgi)

Dodda Hanumantha Temple (Byadgi)

Danamma Devi Temple (Byadgi)

Banashankari Devi Temple (Byadgi)

Beereshwara Temple (Byadgi)

Kanakadasa Temple (Kaginelle)

Kantesha Temple (Kadaramandalagi)

Sri Veerabhadreshwara temple (Mallur) Shri Kote Choudeshwari Temple (Kumbar Oni ) Guru Raghavendra temple main road

Educational institutes[edit]


1. B E S M Arts & Commerce College Byadgi 2. Ballari Rudrappa college, Motebennur. 3. B E S High School Byadgi. 4. Dr. B. R. Ambedkar English Medium School(Nehru School). 5. N B B Loins Primary School Byadgi. 6.Harsha computers KIONICS computer training center Byadgi near Bus stand

7. SSPN School Byadgi.

8. SJJM Govt school & College Byadgi. 9. GFGC Govt degree college Byadgi.


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc – Byadagi
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.