Raybag

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Raybag

Raibag
town/taluka
Nickname(s): 
Bagi ur
Raybag is located in Karnataka
Raybag
Raybag
Location in Karnataka, India
Raybag is located in India
Raybag
Raybag
Raybag (India)
Coordinates: 16°29′N 74°47′E / 16.48°N 74.78°E / 16.48; 74.78Coordinates: 16°29′N 74°47′E / 16.48°N 74.78°E / 16.48; 74.78
Country India
StateKarnataka
DistrictBelgaum
Government
 • BodyNagar Palika
Elevation
590 m (1,940 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total18,984
Languages
 • Official[[ಕನ್ನಡ][Kannada]]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-KA
Vehicle registrationKA23
Websitekarnataka.gov.in

Raybag (Kannada Rayabag) is a panchayat town and taluka in Belgaum district in the Indian state of Karnataka. It derives its name from the two words namely "Raya'' and "bagh" in which "Raya'' means king and "bagh" means tiger.[1]

Geography[edit]

Raybag is located at 16°29′N 74°47′E / 16.48°N 74.78°E / 16.48; 74.78.[2] It has an average elevation of 590 metres (1935 feet). This place is underdeveloped and is famous for its rich agriculture produce of banana and sugarcane.It has very old railway station which was made by Britishers to keep control on this territory which they used for military administrating office.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[3] Raybag had a population of 18,984. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Raybag has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 60%. In Raybag, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Karnataka elections: Raibag Assembly constituency". oneindia.com. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Raybag
  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.