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Nickname(s): Kalagh
Kalaghatagi is located in Karnataka
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 15°11′N 74°58′E / 15.18°N 74.97°E / 15.18; 74.97Coordinates: 15°11′N 74°58′E / 15.18°N 74.97°E / 15.18; 74.97
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Dharwad
Elevation 536 m (1,759 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 14,676
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 581204
Vehicle registration KA-25, KA-63
Website http://www.kalaghatagitown.gov.in/

Kalaghatagi also known as Kalghatgi is a Panchayat town and Taluka in Dharwad district in the Indian state of Karnataka.[1]



Gram Devi Jatra, an ancient Taluk in the Dharwad District, is famous in Kalaghatagi. Other notable villages in Kalaghatagi are Misrikoti and Galagi, the biggest villages in Kalaghatagi. They are famous for their large ponds. [1]


Surashettikoppa is a village of Kalaghatagi where Shree Brahmalingeshwar God jathra is held, which is famous in Karnataka.

Kalghatagi Mahalakshmi temple[edit]

Kalghatagi has a very beautiful Mahalakshmi temple.

Shantinatha Basadi[edit]

Shantinatha Basadi Jain temple.

Shantinatha Basadi Jain temple

Beeravalli is another oldest village in Kalaghatagi taluk.kalameshwar jatre is very famous


Tamboor Basavanna temple 11 km from Kalghatagi.

Tamboor is in Kalghatgi Taluk, Dharwad District in North Karnataka, India. It is about 8 km from Kalghatagi. Tamboor is a town about 11 km from Kalghatgi (via Devikoppa) NH 63, 3 km from main road in Karnataka state, India. Tamboor name came to village due to the huge availability of copper in earlier years. "Tamra nagar" converted to tamroor and tamboor. Tamboor is located at Western Ghats. Thick forests here hold tigers, chital, elephant, sarang, cobra, and other wildlife. Transport: better to travel in one's own vehicle. Three daily buses and tempose traveling via Devikoppa from Kalghatgi, Hubli, Dharwad and Yellapur. Nearest places: Kalghatgi, Dharwad, Hubli and Yellapur. Other local areas of interest include Tamboor Lake, Satoo Shahid Durga, Kali River, Anashi Reserve Forest, Supa Dam. [edit]Basavanna temple

Tamboor is an important center of pilgrimage for people of the Lingayat faith. The Temple of Basavanna, one of the most revered saints of the Lingayat faith lies here. In the 12th century, the Chalukyas and Gangas ruled there. The Tamboor jathre or congregations attracts pilgrims from all over Karnataka as one of the major community or `panchamsali lingayaths' are large number devoted here visiting regularly. Tamboor (Tambur)[1] Basavanna temple[2] is situated 11 km from Kalghatgi, at the end of Devikoppa Forest.


Kalghatgi is located at 15°11′N 74°58′E / 15.18°N 74.97°E / 15.18; 74.97.[2] It has an average elevation of 536 metres (1758 feet). Kalghatgi is located at 28 km from Hubli and 30 km from Dharwad.The Kalghatgi town is located on National Highway 63 (India) en route from Hubli to Ankola.


As of 2001 India census,[3] Kalghatgi had a population of 14,676. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kalghatgi has an average literacy rate of 62%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 69%, and female literacy is 55%. In Kalghatgi, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ a b "Reports of National Panchayat Directory:". Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Government of India. Archived from the original on 7 November 2011. 
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Kalghatgi
  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.