Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Khanapur is a panchayat town in Belgaum district,Karnataka.
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Khanapur Weather Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:30 pm IST

Current Conditions:
Clear, 18 C
Forecast:
Tue - Mostly Clear. High: 27 Low: 16
Wed - Partly Cloudy. High: 28 Low: 14
Thu - Mostly Sunny. High: 28 Low: 15
Fri - Partly Cloudy. High: 29 Low: 15
Sat - Partly Cloudy. High: 29 Low: 17
Khanapur is located at 15.63° N 74.52° E. It has an average elevation of 649 metres (2129 feet). Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Area Elevation • 649 m (2,129 ft) District Belgaum Population Town     22,840 (2011)
Population Taluka 243,185 (2011)

Khanapur Taluka formerly known as Bidi Taluka till 1868-69 Sub-division of Belgaum District, Bombay Presidency.
History of Khanapur
Khanapur Taluka is located towards the Western part of Belgaum District. It is located at about 26 Km away from district Head Quarter. The total geographical area of the taluka is 1726.11 Sq Kms. The taluka is bounded by Maharashtra state, Goa state and also by Dharwad and North Kannada district Borders. The average rainfall in this taluka is about 1,600 mm. Three rivers viz. Malaprabha, Mahadayi and Pandari run in this taluka and main tributary of Ghataprabha is Markandeya river rises near Bailur village. There are 218 revenue villages and 85 hamlets. The total population is 243200 souls as per 2001 Census. History of Khanapur
Total Grama Panchayats51
Total Population243200
Geographical Area1726.11 Sq.Kms
Families Below Poverty Line10,116
No. of Small Marginal Farmers21,989
No. of Agricultural Labourers22,165
Area Under Irrigation40,762 Acres
Area Under Cultivation1,15,055 Acres
Literacy Rate54.52%
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