Davangere District, Karnataka
The Davangere is one of the cities of Karnataka State, Davangere district. The capital of Karnataka state, Bangalore is, 256 km away from Davangere city.
History of the Davangere, Karnataka
The Chalukiyas had got stayed in Davangere after having a very long Horse ride. Sultan Haider Ali gave the Devanagere village to the Chiof of Maratha Apoji. The man who got the Devanagere from the Sultan died in some days but Dabangere district was keep on improving. After that, the growth of the Davangere depended on the cotton which was planted in Davangere. In the duration of 18th century, the Davangere district was with full of cotton mills then the Davangere became the municipality.
Geography of Davangere
The Heart of Karnataka is nothing but the Davangere district which has the places such as Chithradurga, Bellary, Shimoga and Haveri districts in the borders. The sea level close to the Davangere district is 1977 feets. The Davangere district is in the region of Deccan Plateau. As we have seen above, the boundaries of the Davangere District of Karnataka are, Shimoga district, Haveri district, Chitradurga District and Bellary District.
Demographics of Davangere District
The population of the Davangere district during the census 2001 of India was 363780. Davangere district of Karnataka is one of the mixed community district of India. Lingayats are the major community living in the Davanere district. The second and third most living community in the Davangere are, Muslims and christians respectively. Davangere district is one of the important places of Karnataka located on the National highway between Bangalore and Pune.
Attractions at Davangere
When we look into the main attractions of the Devangere of Karnataka, the Kunduvaada kere lake stands first. The source water for the Davanger of Karnataka is this lake.
Then the Bathi Gudda hill which is located in very short distance from Davangere. The temple which is at the top of the hill Bathi Gudda is, Dargah. Another important attraction of Davangere is, Chaman sha wali dargah of baathi
Another attraction near Davangere is Kondajji which is just 12 km away from Davangere.
Soole kere (Shanthi Sagara) near Davangere, is another water source for Davangere and this is one of the largest ponds in Asia. The Soole kere pond was built by Shanthi who was one of the princess of Davangere. The temple which is close to the Soole kere pond of Davangere is, the Lord Siddheshwara temple.
Languages Spoken in Davangere
Kannada is given priority to speak by the Davangere people. The second and third priority given spoken languages are, English and Hindi respectively.
Transportation at Davangere, Karnataka
Road transportation at davangere
All the most preferably travelling to cities of India like, Mumbai, Chennai, Pune, Goa and Mangalore are well connected by road with Davangere. One of the noticeable road transportation from Davangere is, NH 4.
The other road transportation in Davangere are done by the private busses, Auto rickshaws with the support from the Davangere municipality.
Railway transportation of davangere:
The Railway station of Davangere was commissioned by the British people. The railway station of Davangere is located so close to the Old bus stand of Davangere.
Education at Davangere Karnataka
The Davangere, Karnataka has many educational institutes like, the Engineering colleges, Dental Colleges, Medical colleges, Fashion designing institutes, higher schools etc.,
The Davangere University of Karnataka was established on 2008. The colleges under the Davangere university are, most probably all the degree colleges in Davangere, Chitradurga and the averi districts.
Sports at Davangere
The major attracted sports in Davangere are, just like most of the Indian cities, Cricket and foot ball. One of the International cricket player came from Davangere is, Vinay kumar.
Davangere is also has a nice achievements in the body building and power lifting. The number of gym in Davangere is in high numbers and the youngsters presence in those gyms is also looks healthy.