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About Davanagere



Davangere is a city in the Indian state of Karnataka, lying in western South India. It is the administrative headquarters of Davangere District, which lies at the centre of the state of Karnataka. The city is located on National Highway 4 (India), at a distance of about 265 kilometres (165 mi) from the state capital, Bangalore. Davangere became a separate district in 1997, when it was separated from the district of Chitradurga, for administration conveniences. It is the 7th-largest city in Karnataka