|Elevation||578 m (1,896 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Vehicle registration||KA 25|
Navalgund or Navalagunda (Kannada: ನವಲಗುಂದ) is a panchayat town in Dharwad district in the Indian state of Karnataka. Navalagunda or Navilagunda (ನವಲಗುಂದ or ನವಿಲಗುಂದ) means hill of peacocks. Navalagundais famous for Navalagunda durries. Navalagunda durries (Kannada: ನವಲಗುಂದ ಜಮಖಾನ ) has been accorded Geographical Indication (GI) tag. Its GI tag number is 51.
Navalgund is located at  It has an average elevation of 578 metres (1896 feet). It is situated 35 km from Hubli and is famous as birth place of 'jamkhanas', the floor covering woven using cotton ropes or carpet. & famous for holi festival world famous ramling kamannna & famous naglinga swamy temple as well famous for nilamma tank.
As of 2001[update] India census, Navalgund had a population of 22,200. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Navalgund has an average literacy rate of 59%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 68%, and female literacy is 50%. In Navalgund, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.
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Annigeri, Alagavadi,Morab & Shalavadi are the Main Villages.
Bennihalla is the main Stream flows through Navalgund.
Holly place near to Navalagund is Yemanur.
Shri Shankar Arts, commerce & Science college which has got B+ NAAC Committee.
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