Haveri district along with Gadag district was earlier part of undivided Dharwad district. Owing to the demands of the people Haveri district was carved out of old Dharwad district and was formed in the year 1997. Thereafter Haveri District Police came into exist on Date: 24-08-1997, to ensure the safety and security of the people of Haveri District. and the District Police Office was inaugurated on 08-02-2014 at Kerimattihalli Village, which is located 06 kms away from the Haveri Town west direction.
Haveri district is exactly in the center of Karnataka with equal distance from Bidar in the far north to Kollegal in the far south. It is also known as the gateway district to the northern districts of Karnataka.
Haveri district has a very rich culture and tradition. The district is proud to be the birth place of Santa Shishunala Sharif, great saint Kanakadasaru,
Sarvagnya, Hanagal Kumara Shivayogigalu,
Writer Galaganatharu, Ganayogi Panchakshari Gavayigalu,
Gnyana Peetha Awardee Dr.V.K.Gokak and many more.
The freedom fighter Mailara Mahadevappa, who resisted British rule, is from Motebennur in Haveri District. Another freedom fighter Gudleppa Hallikere a native of Hosaritti is also from this district. He started a residential school Gandhi Grameen Gurukul in Hosaritti.
Haveri district along with Gadag district was earlier part of undivided Dharwad district. Owing to the demands of the people Haveri district was carved out of old Dharwad district and was formed on 24.08.1997.
Agriculture being the main occupation in the district, of the 485000 hectare of the geographical area of the district 360030 hectare is cultivated.
Jawar, Cotton, Rice, Chilies, Gram, Groundnut, sunflower, sugarcane, and oilseeds are the major crops of the district.
Varada, Kumadhvati, Dharma and Tungabhadra are the main rivers of the district. Apart from sand and building stones no other mineral ores are found in the district.
|2||Density of Population||No.s||330|
|10||Total Cropped area||Hectares||424618|
|12||Number Of Banks||No.s||172|
|14||Total Motor Vehicles||No.s||181225|
|17||Per Capita Income||Rupees||32656|
|21||Fair Price Shops||No.s||463|
Length of rail line -99 kms
National Highway -103 Kms State Highway - 587 Kms Main District Highway -1843 Kms
1)Area : 4,85,156 Hectares.
2) Population : Male - 8,19,128
Female - 7,78,540
Total - 15,97,668
3) Rivers : Tungabhadra, Varada, Kumudvathi,Dharma.
4) Highway : 103 KMs of National highway i.e. Kumarpattanam to Tadas.
5) Historical Places : Kaginele Kanaka peetha, Shishuvinahal Sharif Gdduge, Devaragudda, Bada Kanakadas’s Birth place,.
6) Factories : Sugar Factory at Sangur, Grasim Factory KPM, Ambuja Maize Factory Shiggaon.
1. Haveri - Cardamom Sale Market.
2. Ranebennur - Cotton and Maize Market.
3. Byadagi - International Chilly Market.
4. Shiggaon - Wind Mills.
1. Davangere 4. Shimoga
2. Karwar 5. Dharwad
3. Gadag 6. Bellary