<!-- See WikiProject Indian cities
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() is a town in Belagavi district
. It is 150 km away from Belagavi
city and 75 km from Bijapur
.The main profession here is agriculture. The river Krishna flows through Athani Taluk.
Athani is connected to various places like Bijapur
, and Jamkhandi
.The nearest railway station is Ugar
railway station which is 35 km from the town. Belgaum Airport
is the nearest airport.Athani is in Belgaum District.
, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Athani has typical North Karnataka culture. Janapada
(folk) songs and dances are found in villages surrounding Athani.
Athani has produced many well known Kannada poets and writers.Its contribution to Kannada literature is a lot.
Athani Taluk has a total Geographical area of 1995.7 Square kilometres. This includes 89 inhabited villages and hamlets with rural population of 461400 souls as per 2001 census. The taluk is bounded by Sangli district
. 74% of the total geographical area is used for cultivation. Geologically the area is... Read More