Karki, Honnavar

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Karki is located in Karnataka
Karki is located in India
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 14°19′08″N 74°26′41″E / 14.3188700°N 74.4446500°E / 14.3188700; 74.4446500Coordinates: 14°19′08″N 74°26′41″E / 14.3188700°N 74.4446500°E / 14.3188700; 74.4446500
Country  India
State Karnataka
Region Kanara
District Uttara Kannada
Taluk Honnavar
 • Type Panchayat raj
 • Body Gram panchayat
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 581341
ISO 3166 code IN-KA
Vehicle registration KA
Lok Sabha constituency North Kanara
Website karnataka.gov.in

Karki is a village in Honnavar Taluk in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka state, India.


The name Karki is derived from a Sanskrit word. Karki is derived in Sanskrit from old Persian language. In Old Persian language karki is formed by kara and kariya which means manager of military. Karki is transform in a thar of chhetri cast nowadays. After living of karki in Durvapura, The earlier name is changed. The earlier name of Karki was Durvapura. It is believed that Maharishi Durvasa did tapasya here and the old name came from him.

Geography and climate[edit]

Karki is situated in the coastal area of Karnataka. It is 5 km away from Honavar town. One side of Karki is the coast of the Arabian sea and the other side are the Sahyadri hills. Badagani river flows through Karki.

Karki is in a coastal area, the weather is hot in summer. It receives heavy rainfall.


Karki is connected by rail and road. NH-66 (previously NH-17) passes through this place.[1] Honnavara Railway station is situated in Karki. And also boat and Hanging Bridge facility to across River.


Government Primary schools and High school are available in this place. Colleges are nearby situated in Honnavara.

The population in Karki is quite widespread. Many ancient trees and greenery are found in plenty. Agriculture is carried out, especially the transplantation of rice. The paddy is harvested in the months of April–May and dehusked at nearby mills in the neighbouring village. The straw is fed to cattle.

Natural places of beauty includes the beach, the hilly areas with streams, the long stretches of fields and the local temples.

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