Kushtagi

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Kushtagi
ಕುಷ್ಟಗಿ
city
Kushtagi is located in Karnataka
Kushtagi
Kushtagi
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 15°46′N 76°12′E / 15.77°N 76.2°E / 15.77; 76.2Coordinates: 15°46′N 76°12′E / 15.77°N 76.2°E / 15.77; 76.2
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Koppal
Elevation 639 m (2,096 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 21,180
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 584121
Vehicle registration KA 37

Kushtagi is a panchayat town in Koppal district in the Indian state of Karnataka.

Geography[edit]

Kushtagi is located at 15°46′N 76°12′E / 15.77°N 76.2°E / 15.77; 76.2.[1] It has an average elevation of 639 metres (2096 feet). The area is dry and prone to drought.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Kushtagi had a population of 21,180. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kushtagi has an average literacy rate of 644 4%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 55%. In Kushtagi, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Registered Non-Government Organisations[edit]

Kushtagi is a major area of work for the following NGOs:

  • Samraksha,[3] the HIV/AIDS unit of Samuha
  • Information Technology,[4] Sankalpa Rural information Technology Development

Present MLA and Leaders[edit]

Mr. Doddanagouda Patil From BJP (MLA), Shri H.C.Neeravari from JD(S) (MLC). Other Notable politician include Shri. Shivappa Neeravari (Advocate & Rtd KAS officer), K Mahesh who is serving as the president of social justice wing of zilla panchanyat Koppal. K Mahesh is the son of former MLA K sharanappa vakeel.

Transport[edit]

Kushtagi is well connected by road to Bangalore, Hubli, Raichur, Bagalkot and other major cities. The nearest major airport is in Hubli.

Long-distance bus routes[edit]

Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) runs a bus service to other cities and villages. There are also various private bus services.

Railways[edit]

Koppal and Hospet is the nearest railway station to Kushtagi and Koppal and Hospet is served by a major rail line and is well connected by trains to all major parts of India such as Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, and Ahmedabad...

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Kushtagi lost village bommanhal next area will be start badami taluk Bomma