HAVERI is a district in the state of
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.
* 1 Tourism
* 2 Geography
* 3 Demographics
* 4 Associated people
* 5 Schools and colleges
* 6 See also
* 7 References
* 8 External links
Examples of tourist attractions in the district:
Ranebennur Wild Life Sanctuary in
* Goddess Dyamavva Temple- Havanur
* Hukkeri Math
* Tarakeshwar at
* Nagareshwar at
* Mukteshwara temple at
* Galageshwara Temple at
* Kadambeshwar temple at
* Someshwar at Haralahalli
* Jain Basadi at Yalavatti
* Temples at
* Hole-Anveri Temple
* Kadaramandalagi Anjaneyaswami Temple
Mylara Lingeshwara Temple at Mylara near Guttala
* Mallari Temple at Gudda Guddaapura near
* Sangameswar Temple at Kudal, Hangal, two kilometers from Naregal
* Basaveswar Temple at Hombali,
* Mallikarjuna Temple at Naregal(Village)
* Utsav Rock Garden - Contemporary Sculptural Garden
Galageshwara Temple at Galaganatha,
Kaginele Mahasamsthana Kanaka Gurupeetha
* Adikeshava Temple
* Virabhadra Temple
* Someshwara Temple
* Sangameshwara Temple
* Kalahasteshwara Temple
* Narasimha Temple
* Lakshmi Temple
Ranebennur Wild Life Sanctuary in
* Balambeed Jain Temple
* Chikkalli Siddaruda Temple
* Hombanna Bavi Akkialur Village.
Haveri District is exactly in the centre of
Karnataka , being
Bidar in the far north and
Kollegal in the far south.
The district consists of seven taluks, namely
Hirekerur , and
Ranebennur . It is
Dharwad district in the north, by
Gadag district in the
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 is 335 km from
Haveri is the administrative and political headquarters of the
Ranebennur in the south is a business hub. The
important towns and villages in
Haveri District are:
Haveri : The district's administrative, culture and political
headquarters. It is also famous for its cattle markets, oil mills and
Haveri is also known for "
Haveri Nyaya", a typical
method of settling the disputes.
Haunsabhavi : Famous Place for Education (Mruthyunjaya vidya
Hangal : Taluk headquarters. Place of the Tarkeshawar temple.
* Akki-Alur : City in
Hanagal Taluk. Rice bowl of
Famous for its lake and gardens.
* Kumar Pattanam : Place of Birla industries on the bank of the
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 Kanaka Guru Peetha , a religious Math
(institution) dedicated to sage
Kanakadasa is present here.
Rattihalli : City in hirekerur taluk. Place of the Kadambeshwar
According to the 2011 census
Haveri district has a population of
1,598,506, roughly equal to the nation of
Guinea-Bissau or the US
Idaho . This gives it a ranking of 312th in
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 has a sex ratio of
951 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 77.6%.
Ranna was born in Bankpur town near
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 :
* 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
* 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
* 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
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
* 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 He was great actor
and drama company owner.
* B. C. Patil: a
Kannada film actor from Yeliwala Dist: Haveri
SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES
* Sai-Chandra Gurukul, Basaveshwar Nagar.
* Municipal High school
* Jyna Ganga Shikshana Samiti