Davanagere district, Karnataka

Davanagere is a city in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is located in the Davanagere district, which is also home to the districts of Chitradurga, Haveri, and Shivamogga. The city has a population of over 600,000 people and is known for its temples, forts, and historical sites.


The weather in Davanagere is generally hot and dry, with temperatures ranging from 25 to 40 degrees Celsius. The monsoon season runs from June to September, during which time the city receives heavy rainfall.

Pin code

The pin code for Davanagere is 577001.

Vehicle registration

The vehicle registration code for Davanagere is KA-57.

Telephone code

The telephone code for Davanagere is 0819.

Taluk list

The taluks in the Davanagere district are:

  • Arakalagud
  • Honnali
  • Jagalur
  • Kunigal
  • Mahalingapura
  • Pavagada
  • Shiggaon
  • Tadapatri
  • Davanagere


Some of the popular foods in Davanagere include:

  • Bisi bele bath
  • Ragi mudde
  • Holige
  • Idli
  • Vada
  • Upma
  • Dosa
  • Sambar
  • Rasam

Tourist places

Here are some of the popular tourist places in the Davanagere district:

  • Hunsagi Fort
  • Lakshminarayana Temple
  • Mahadeshwara Temple
  • Yagachi Falls
  • Brahmagiri Hills
  • Theppakadu
  • Bheemeshwari Temple

Best time to visit

The best time to visit Davanagere is during the winter months (November to February), when the weather is mild. However, the city can be visited any time of year.

Things to do

Here are some of the things you can do in Davanagere:

  • Visit the temples and forts
  • Go hiking or biking in the hills
  • Visit the waterfalls
  • Shop for souvenirs
  • Sample the local cuisine