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Belgaum

Administration
Native ameBelgaum
Other name  /  
Typecity
RegionBayaluseeme
StateKarnataka
DistrictBelgaum
Government
MayorManda Balekundri
Geography
Total Area5178.2 sq mi (13415 km2)
Altitude762 m
Demography
Total Population4778439 (2011)
Other information
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
Pincode590 00X
Telephone+91831
VehicleKA-22,KA-23,KA-24,KA-49

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Belgaum ( Belagaavi, 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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