<!-- See WikiProject Indian cities
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) is a town and the administrative headquarters of the newly created Yadagiri district
in the Indian state
. On 10 April 2010, it was officially declared as 30th district of Karnataka State. It is also the administrative headquarters of Yadgir taluk, one of the three taluks of the district.
The town is spread over an area of 5.6 sq. km.The area of major towns in Karnataka has been mentioned in the webpage belonging to the Municipal Administration Department of the Government of Karnataka
. The Bhima River
flows through Yadgir town.
Yadagiri, historically known as Yetagiri
, it is dotted with many historical monuments and has a majestic hill fort with three rounds of fortifications. There are three ancient temples, medieval mosques, tanks and wells on top of the hill. The barren landscape below offers a magnificent view. A tank, the Sanna Kere is located in the heart of the town.
, Yadgir had a population of 58,802. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Yadgir has an average literacy rate of 56%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 65%, and female literacy is 48%. In Yadgir, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age. Nearly 65 percent of the population is Hindu,in... Read More