Belgaum

Published: 02.11.2011
Updated: 17.12.2012
Alias(es)
Belagaavi, Belagavi, Belgaon, बेळगांव, ಬೆಳಗಾವಿ

Belgaum, Karnataka India


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Belgaum

Kannada: ಬೆಳಗಾವಿ Belagaavi
Marathi: बेळगांव Belgaon

is a city and a municipal corporation in Belgaum district in the state of Karnataka, India. It is the fourth largest city of the state of Karnataka, the first three being Bangalore, Mysore, Hubli-Dharwad.

It is situated nearly 2,500 ft (762 m) above sea-level and is the headquarters of Belgaum district, which borders the states of Maharashtra and Goa. Belgaum is also the headquarters for the Belgaum division. The division comprises the districts of Bagalkot, Belgaum, Bijapur, Dharwad - Hubli, Gadag, Haveri, and Uttara Kannada. The Government of Karnataka has proposed making Belgaum the second capital of the State of Karnataka with the recently upcoming second state administrative building Suvarna Vidhana Soudha.

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