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Geographical features of the Dharwad district
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Dharwad district is situated in the Western sector of the northern half of Karnataka State. The District encompasses an area of 4263 km2 lying between the latitudinal parallels of 15°02’ and 15°51’ North and longitudes of 73°43’ and 75°35’ East. The district is bounded on the North by the District of Belgaum, on the East by the district of Gadag, on the South Haveri and on the West by Uttara Kannada district. All these districts which surround Dharwad district belong to Karnataka State itself.
Sub Divisions of District (Taluka's)
The District lies approximately 800 m above sea level, which is why it enjoys a moderate and healthy climate. The District may be divided into 3 natural regions, viz., the Malnad, Semi-Malnad and Maidan. These regions on an average receive moderate to heavy rainfall and have dense vegetation. Kalghatagi and Alnavar area in Dharwad taluka in particular receive more rainfall than other talukas of the District.
Easy to reach from Gadag, Navalgund and Ron
Gadag Junction Railway Station Station are the nearest railheads.
State Highway 45 connecting Arabhavi with Challakere via Gokak, Naragund, Shalavadi, Sirahatti, Mandaragi, Hadagali, Itagi, Ujjani and Jagalur pass through the village.
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