The ten most populous cities of selected countries and of their administrative divisions. Iron ore also exists in the southern part of the district.  Its population growth rate over the decade 2001â2011 was 14.46%. Of the 6 taluks, two are categorised as "More Backward Taluk" and one as "Most Backward Taluk". The five standing committees include Planning and Finance, General standing, Agriculture and Industry, Education and Health and Social Justice. Lentil and pulse-based broths are common. Complete list of streets in Bagalkot city. Large quantities of cotton yarn are also dyed and exported to other parts of the state and country. In inscriptions, the old name of the town was given as Bagadage under the Chalukyas. Bagalkot is the second largest district in the Belgaum Division and the 15th most populous district in Karnataka. The child forms 11.89 % of total population of Bagalkot City. The â¦ Koodalasangama lies at the point of confluence of the rivers Krishna and Malaprabha. Bagalkot district contributes one Member of Parliament (MP) to India's Lok Sabha. The Samadhi of 12th-century social reformist Basavanna, known for his crusade against caste exploitation, is located in Koodalasangama, a town in the taluk of Hungund. Village Accountant Recruitment 2019; District Statistics; Census; Land Acquisition; District Disabled & Empowerment of Senior Citizen; Anganwadi Recruitment Provisional Selection List; Media Gallery. Located in north-central Karnataka, Bagalkot is surrounded by Belgaum District to the west, Bijapur District and Gulbarga District to the north and north-east, Raichur District to the east and Koppal District, Gadag District and Dharwad District to the south-east, south and south-west respectively. It is one of 7 Taluks of Bagalkot district. Like most of north Karnataka, Bagalkot is very rich in black soil which is conducive to the cultivation of cotton. By the 11th century CE, all of Karnataka including Bagalkot fell into the dominion of the Hoysala Empire, first consolidated by Veera Ballala and later subordinated to the Sinda kings. Scheduled Castes and Tribes constitute about 17% of the total population. Tahalsidars assist the Deputy Commissioner in administrative matters at the taluk level â each taluk has one Tahalsidar. Approximately 88% of the districtâs population is Hindu, while 11% is Muslim. Rabi and jowar are primarily cultivated in Bagalkot, as are groundnut, cotton, maize, bajra, wheat, sugarcane and tobacco. Stone inscriptions identify Bagadige as the ancient name of Bagalkot. With the failing of their brief reign which ended in 1948, the district passed into the hands of the British Raj and was incorporated into the dominion of the Bombay Presidency. During 1778, Haider Ali took possession of Bagalkot. Bagalkot District literate female population was 472,024 persons in 2011 - the single year for which the data is available at the moment. The place has a cement factory and is a centre of trade in cotton and groundnut.  The district is also rich in mineral wealth. The crop also is the chief supply of food for the people. At the outskirts of Bagalkot city there are many small-scale industries set up. Bagalkot district is divided into ten taluks; each taluk is further subdivided into hoblies and villages and habitations. Bagalkot. The new Bagalkot district was carved out of Bijapur in 1997 via Government of Karnataka directive Notification RD 42 LRD 87 Part III. Pattadakallu has many UNESCO World Heritage temples built by Vikramaditya II, while Aihole, which lies on the banks of the Malaprabha River, is an important temple town with over 140 temples belonging to both the early and later Chalukya times. Bagalkot is a City Municipal Council city situated in Bagalkot Taluka of Bagalkot district. à§à¦£à§à¦ªà§à¦°à¦¿à¦¯à¦¼à¦¾ à¦®à¦£à¦¿à¦ªà§à¦°à§, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 19 December 2020, at 03:14. Mass media (radio, transistor, television) penetration was about 67%. Bagalkot is â¦ Chalukya dynesty (6th to 8th centuty) ruled Most of the southern part in India south of Narmada river. Kannada is the primary language in the district. The town is located at 16.1817°N 75.6958°E situated on the bank of the river Ghataprabha. In the 6th century CE, the Hindu Chalukya rulers ruled over much of present South India. Three cave-temple complexes constructed by the Chalukyan king Mangalesha (597â609 CE) exist within the district of Badami at the Badami Cave Temples.