Kalas, Karnataka

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Coordinates: 15°05′54″N 75°24′22″E / 15.098262°N 75.406101°E / 15.098262; 75.406101Coordinates: 15°05′54″N 75°24′22″E / 15.098262°N 75.406101°E / 15.098262; 75.406101
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Dharwad
Talukas Kundgol
 • Type Panchayat raj
 • Body Gram Panchayat
 • Total 23.863 km2 (9.214 sq mi)
Elevation 636 m (2,087 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 7,219
 • Density 300/km2 (780/sq mi)
 • Official Dharwad
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 581107
Vehicle registration 25
Nearest city Hubli
Lok Sabha constituency Grama Panchayat Kalas
Website http://panchamitra.kar.nic.in/MainMenu.aspx?gp=1513004001&gpname=%E0%B2%95%E0%B2%B3%E0%B2%B8

Kalas is a village in the southern state of Karnataka, India.[1][2] It is located in the Kundgol taluk of Dharwad district in Karnataka. This is the native place of Guru Govindabhatta, who is the guru of Santha Shishunal Sharif. Today we can find Samadhi of Guru Govindabhatta here. His aradhana (death anniversary) takes place every year during summer.

It belongs to Belgaum Division . It is located 67 km towards East from District headquarters Dharwada. 28 km from Kundgol. 390 km from State capital Bangalore

Kalas Pin code is 581107 and postal head office is Gudgeri .

Kalas is surrounded by Shiggaon Taluk towards west, Kundgol Taluk towards North, Shirahatti Taluk towards East, Haveri Taluk towards South .

Lakshmeshwar, Savanur, Shiggaon, Hubli are the nearby Cities to Kalas.


As of 2011 India census, Kalas had a population of 7219 with 3747 males and 3472 females.[1]

How to reach Kalas[edit]

By Road Lakshmeshwar is the Nearest Town to Kalas. Lakshmeshwar is 11 km from Kalas. Road connectivity is there from Lakshmeshwar to Kalas. By Rail Kalas Halt Rail Way Station, Gudgeri Rail Way Station are the very nearby railway stations to Kalas. Also you can consider railway Stations from Near By town Lakshmeshwar. Kalas Halt Rail Way Station are the railway Stations near to Lakshmeshwar. You can reach from Lakshmeshwar to Kalas by road after . How ever Hubli Jn Rail Way Station is major railway station 44 km near to Kalas.

Colleges near Kalas[edit]

Fakkirappa Chennabasappa Mattur Govt Pu And Degree College Address : F.c.m Govt Pu And Degree College station Road

Smt. Kamal & Sri Venkappa M. Angadi College of Engineering & technology. Laxmeshwar Address:Savanur road, Laxmeshwar

BCN Polytechnic Laxmeshwar

Govt P.U college Laxmeshwar.

Schools in Kalas[edit]

New High School, Kalas

Navodaya Convent Higher Primary School, Kalas

Govt. Kannada Higher Primary Boys and Girls School, Kalas

Govt. Kannada Lower Primary Boys and Girls School, Kalas.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Village code= 685600 "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 2008-12-08. Retrieved 2008-12-18. 
  2. ^ "Yahoomaps India :". Archived from the original on 2008-12-18. Retrieved 2008-12-18.  Kalas, Dharwad, Karnataka

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