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Kushtagi is located in Karnataka
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
 • 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.


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.


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.Ameragouda Linganagouda Patil Bayyapur(MLA),


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.


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]


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