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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
State Karnataka
District Haveri
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
Postal Index Number 581106
Vehicle registration KA-27
Telephone 91-(0)8375

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 most popular town in Karantaka.

Freedom Fighter Mylara Mahadevappa is from Motebennur which is 5km away from Byadgi. Byadgi is one among towns/villages famous for Bull racing (ಕೊಬ್ಬರಿ ಹೋರಿ ಬೆದರಿಸುವ ಆಟ) and bulls (ಹೋರಿ).


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 2001 India census,[2] Byadgi h15.1800° N, 74.9700° E with a population of 25,658. 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

Sri Veerabhdreshwara Temple

Chandraguttemma Temple

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.