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HAVERI is a district in the state of Karnataka
Karnataka
, India
India
with the potential to become a tourist hub. As of 2001, it had a population of 1,439,116 of which 20.78% were urban residents.

CONTENTS

* 1 Tourism * 2 Geography * 3 Demographics * 4 Associated people * 5 Schools and colleges * 6 See also * 7 References * 8 External links

TOURISM

Examples of tourist attractions in the district: Haveri
Haveri
region Tourism map, Karnataka
Karnataka

* Ranebennur Wild Life Sanctuary in Haveri
Haveri
District * Siddhesvara Temple Haveri
Haveri
* Goddess Dyamavva Temple- Havanur * Hukkeri Math Haveri
Haveri
* Tarakeshwar at Hanagal * Nagareshwar at Bankapura * Mukteshwara temple at Chaudayyadanapura * Galageshwara Temple at Galaganatha
Galaganatha
* Kadambeshwar temple at Rattihalli * Someshwar at Haralahalli * Jain Basadi at Yalavatti * Temples at Kaginele ( Kanakadasa ) * Hole-Anveri Temple * Kadaramandalagi Anjaneyaswami Temple * Mylara Lingeshwara Temple at Mylara near Guttala * Mallari Temple at Gudda Guddaapura near Ranebennur * Sangameswar Temple at Kudal, Hangal, two kilometers from Naregal * Basaveswar Temple at Hombali, Hangal * Mallikarjuna Temple at Naregal(Village) * Utsav Rock Garden - Contemporary Sculptural Garden

Galageshwara Temple at Galaganatha, Karnataka
Karnataka

Temples at Kaginele

* Kaginele Mahasamsthana Kanaka Gurupeetha * Adikeshava Temple * Virabhadra Temple * Someshwara Temple * Sangameshwara Temple * Kalahasteshwara Temple * Narasimha Temple * Lakshmi Temple * Handiganuor * Ranebennur Wild Life Sanctuary in Haveri
Haveri
District * Balambeed Jain Temple * Chikkalli Siddaruda Temple * Hombanna Bavi Akkialur Village.

GEOGRAPHY

Haveri
Haveri
District is exactly in the centre of Karnataka
Karnataka
, being equidistant from Bidar
Bidar
in the far north and Kollegal in the far south. The district consists of seven taluks, namely Hanagal , Shiggaon , Savanur , Haveri
Haveri
, Byadagi , Hirekerur , and Ranebennur . It is bounded by Dharwad district in the north, by Gadag district in the northeast, by Bellary district in the east, by Davangere district in the south, by Shimoga district in the southwest and by Uttar Kannada in the west and northwest. Before it was made into its own district, it was part of Dharwad District . Haveri
Haveri
is 335 km from Bangalore
Bangalore
.

Haveri
Haveri
is the administrative and political headquarters of the district, whereas Ranebennur in the south is a business hub. The important towns and villages in Haveri
Haveri
District are:

* Haveri
Haveri
: The district's administrative, culture and political headquarters. It is also famous for its cattle markets, oil mills and cotton markets. Haveri
Haveri
is also known for " Haveri
Haveri
Nyaya", a typical method of settling the disputes. * Haunsabhavi : Famous Place for Education (Mruthyunjaya vidya peeta). * Hangal : Taluk headquarters. Place of the Tarkeshawar temple. * Akki-Alur : City in Hanagal Taluk. Rice bowl of Haveri
Haveri
District. Famous for its lake and gardens. * Kumar Pattanam : Place of Birla industries on the bank of the river Tungabhadra . * Byadgi : Famous for Byadgi chilli . * Bankapura : Notified as Bankapur Conservation Reserve offering a safe haven for peacocks . * Ranebennur : Important trade centre in central Karnataka. * Kaginele : Kaginele Kanaka Guru Peetha , a religious Math (institution) dedicated to sage Kanakadasa is present here. * Rattihalli : City in hirekerur taluk. Place of the Kadambeshwar temple.

DEMOGRAPHICS

According to the 2011 census Haveri
Haveri
district has a population of 1,598,506, roughly equal to the nation of Guinea-Bissau or the US state of Idaho
Idaho
. This gives it a ranking of 312th in India
India
(out of a total of 640 ). The district has a population density of 331 inhabitants per square kilometre (860/sq mi). Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 11.08%. Haveri
Haveri
has a sex ratio of 951 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 77.6%.

ASSOCIATED PEOPLE

* Mahakavi Ranna :Mahakavi Ranna was born in Bankpur town near Haveri * Kanakadasa : Kanakadasa was born in Bada village which is situated in the district. * Pandith Panchaksari Gawaigalu: He was born in Kada Shettihalli Tq, Hangal Dist Haveri. * Sarvajnya was born in Abaluru Tq: Hirekeruru, Dist: Havari. * Junior Rajkumar Ashok Basti was born in Devagiri Tq : Haveri
Haveri
Dist: Haveri * Mahesh Bikshavartimath was born in same district in the town Regional head of karnataka Zee

Politics and war

* Mailara Mahadevappa : the freedom fighter who resisted British rule, is from Motebennur in Haveri
Haveri
District. * Siddappa Hosamani Karajgi : a freedom fighter who resisted British rule is a native of Karajgi. He was a great lawyer and a close associate of Subhas Chandra Bose. He was a state congress president, elected as a member of parliament, and a founder of Municipal High School in Haveri. Served for poor people. Statue was put in Haveri district place near the K.S.R.T.C bus stand on the NH4 Highway inaugurated by chief minister of Karnataka. * Gudleppa Hallikere : is another freedom fighter who is a native of Hosaritti. He started a residential school GANDHI GRAMEEN GURUKUL in Hosaritti. * Ramaanand Mannagi : Noted freedom fighter and a Gandhian. He started an aashram at Jangamanakoppa, five km from Haveri.

Art and literature

* Santa Shishunal Sharif : He was a great poet and philosopher of 19th century. The folk songs he wrote are still relevant. His native place is Shishuvinahal of Shiggaon Taluk in Haveri
Haveri
district. * Subbanna Ekkundi : A recipient of the Sahitya Akademi award * Puttaraj Gavaigalu: He was born in Devagiri dist Haveri, he was a great Hindustani classical singer, founder of Veereswara Punyashrama Gadag. * Galaganatharu was great author from Galganath Dist: Haveri * V. K. Gokak was born in Savanoor. Dist: Haveri. The great author and Jnanapeetha award winner. * N. Basavaraj was born in Gudageri Dist: Haveri
Haveri
He was great actor and drama company owner. * B. C. Patil: a Kannada
Kannada
film actor from Yeliwala Dist: Haveri

SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES

Schools:

* Sai-Chandra Gurukul, Basaveshwar Nagar. * Municipal High school * Jyna Ganga Shikshana Samiti Kannada