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Davangere, also spelled as Davanagere is situated in the Indian state of Karnataka, which happens to be in the western part of South India. It is the administrative headquarters of the district of Davangere, which locates at the heart of the state of Karnataka. The city stands as the 7th largest city in the state and is positioned on the National Highway 4 (India), making a distance of 265 km from the state capital, Bangalore.

The town of Davanagere became a separate district in 1997. It is believed that the town Davanagere took its name from the phrase Davana Kere, which literally means “Village of Lake”. The city has a rich history and culture as it was included in the province of Nolambavady , which was then under the reign of the Chalukya Kings. Nestled at the foothills of the Western Ghats and it known for its cotton mills and is a fast developing city of Karnataka with its thriving textile center. The town is also referred to as the Manchester of Karnataka or the textile capital of South India.

Davangeretravel and tourism is a popular among the Indian and foreign tourists alike and for that the Davangere tour packages are a perfect way of exploring the splendor of the destination in Southern India.

General facts about Davangere
Location: South West India
Language: English, Hindi, Kannad, Malayalam and Tamil
Climate: pleasant and moderate
Major Attractions: Durgambika Temple, Subramanya Temple, Bathi Gudda, Kondajji
Ideal Time to Visit: October to March

Tourist sightseeing in Davanagere
There are several places to visit in Davanagere such as Durgambika Temple, Subramanya Temple, Kunduvada kere (Mallikarjuna Sagara Parivartita Kunduwada Kere), Bathi Gudda, Kondajji, Uchangidurga.

In its close proximity there stands a place called Shamanur, which is famous for Sri Anjaneya Swamy temple. Other attractions in the region are Soole kere (Shanthi Sagara), Anekonda and Santhebennur.

Climate of Davanagere

Davanagere by Air: Davangere does not own an airport. The nearest airport is at Hubli and the nearest International airport is at Bangalore.

Davanagere by Rail: Davangere Railway station is located in the heart of the city and is connected to the neighboring and the major cities of the state.

Davanagere by Road: Davangere is located on NH-4 and is well connected to the major cities of Karnataka with its developed network of roadways.

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