Kannada, Kannadiga, Kannadigaru, Karnataka,

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Bijapur District Map

Bijapur District Map

Bijapur District, formerly known as Vijayapura was the erstwhile Kingdom of the Chalukya dynasty and houses some of the best edifices constructed during Adil Shah’s tenure. Covering an expanse of 10,494 sq. km, Bijapur District in northern Karnataka stretches between 15°50′ and 17°28′ North Latitudes and 74°54′ and 76°28′ East Longitudes. The district is strategically located 613 km from Bangalore city and 486 km southeast of Mumbai.

The people of Bijapur, which records a net population size of 2,17,500 mainly, depend upon agriculture for their subsistence.

Bijapur with its ancient forts and historic monuments is a treasure trove of ancient Indian history. The majestic Gol Gumbaz or the Round Dome coupled with the adjacent Sat Manzil, Jala Manzil and the Bara Kaman are important spots near the citadel. Jama Masjid, the mosque built by Ali Adil Shah I, The Taj Bawdi, Upli Burj, the Mehtar Mahal, Asar Mahal and Malik-e-Maidan cannon are other notable tourist spots in Bijapur. Tourists can go for a whirlwind shopping expedition in the District, which is famous for its hand-woven traditional Ikal saris.

[Buy this map in different sizes or resolutions, please scroll down for the Order Form.] Bijapur District Map

July 7, 2007 - Posted by | EKAVI BIJAPUR, kagapa

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