Mahishwadgi

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Mahishwadgi

mahishawadagi
Village
Country India
StateKarnataka
DistrictBelgaum
Languages
 • OfficialKannada
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-KA

Mahishwadgi is a village in Belgaum district of Karnataka, India.[1] Mahishwadgi is situated on the banks of Krishna River, 25 km from Athani, Belgavi. 90% of the population follow Jainism.

In Mahishwadgi agriculture is the main occupation.About 95% of the total population is engaged in agriculture. The main crops are jawar, wheat, sunflower, toordal, and kushbi. The commercial crops are sugarcane. Few varieties of vegetables like tomatoes, brinjals, ladies fingers, green leaves and redchillies are also grown with the limited rainfall, diesel power pumpsets are in vogue for the available water supply. And the main commercial crop is sugarcane. Irrigation facilities of Hipparagi barrage of Upper Krishna Projectis. By this project canals were constructed.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Village Directory, 2001 Census of India