About Koppal

Koppal  is a town in Koppal district in the Indian state of Karnataka. Koppal is surrounded on three sides by hillocks and was an important town in the history of Karnataka, popularly known as Kopana Nagar. It contains historical locations such as Koppal Fort, Gavimath (a religious shrine) and the Male Mallappa Temple and it is known as Jaina Kashi meaning sacred place for Jains, named because there were more than 72 Basadis(also called Basti)-Jain Prarthana mandir