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Native ameHubli ಹುಬ್ಬಳ್ಳಿ
DistrictDharwad district
Total Area77.3 sq mi (200.23 km2)
Altitude670.75 m
Total Population786000 (2001)
Density (pop.)4292/km2 (11116.3/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
Pincode580 00x
Telephone+91-836-XXX XXXX
VehicleKA 25

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Hubli, also called Hubballi, ( ) is a major city in the state of Karnataka of India. The name Hubballi literally means "flowering creeper" in Kannada. The twin cities of Hubli and Dharwad, collectively referred to as "Hubli-Dharwad", is the second-largest conurbation in Karnataka after Bangalore. While Dharwad is the administrative headquarters, the city of Hubli, situated about 20 km south-east of Dharwad, is the commercial centre and business hub of North Karnataka. Crops like Cotton and peanuts are grown aplenty in the surrounding rural areas, and Hubli is a major trading center for both commodities. It is also an important city for the Indian Railways, being the headquarters for South Western Railway Zone and the Hubli Railway Division.

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