Gundwad

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Gundwad
Village
Jain Basadi
Jain Basadi
Gundwad is located in Karnataka
Gundwad
Gundwad
Location in Karnataka, India
Gundwad is located in India
Gundwad
Gundwad
Gundwad (India)
Coordinates: 16°38′42″N 74°54′10″E / 16.645012°N 74.902912°E / 16.645012; 74.902912Coordinates: 16°38′42″N 74°54′10″E / 16.645012°N 74.902912°E / 16.645012; 74.902912
Country India
StateKarnataka
DistrictBelgaum
TalukasRaybag
Government
 • BodyGram Panchayat
Languages
 • OfficialKannada
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
591311
Vehicle registrationKA 23
Nearest cityBelgaum
Lok Sabha constituencyChikkodi
Vidhan Sabha constituencyKudachi
Civic agencytown Panchayat

Gundwad is a village in Belgaum district in the southern state of Karnataka, India.[1] situated on the bank of Krishna River. There is a Parshvanatha Basadi in the village which can be seen from few kilometres.

Agriculture[edit]

Most of the people in this village are into agriculture. Mainly they grow sugarcane and some seasonal crops like sunflower, peanuts, soya,Watermelon and vegetables like brinjal, onions, and tomato,green chillies.[citation needed] The Krishna river makes Gundwad a well-irrigated and fertile area.[citation needed]

Climate[edit]

Situated in the north of Belgaum district, which lies in the elevated terrain of north-western Karnataka. Gundwad receives rainfall from both the northeast and the southwest monsoons and the wettest months are June–September. June and August have a good deal of rainfall, while the winters have very little. The coldest month is December with an average low temperature of 23.3 °C and the hottest month is may with an average high temperature of 40 °C. Winter temperatures rarely drop below 20 °C (54 °F), and summer temperatures seldom exceed 30–40 °C.The driest month is January, with 10 mm of rainfall.


Due to unusual monsoon season in India, under extreme conditions Gundwad has faced flood issues. And due to the flood the village has to be evacuated in boat. Following are the list of years where extreme flood conditions recorded in Gunwad.

  • August 2019
  • 1914
  • 2005

Location[edit]

Kudachi is the nearest railway station to Gundwad which is 7.5 km away. Krishna river separates Gundwad and Ainapur, Athni. Belgaum Airport is the nearest airport.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Village Directory, 2001 Census of India