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Hubli City Facts


Hubli alias Hubballi (literally means flowering creeper) is a major city in the northern part of Karnataka. This commercial centre and business hub, located 428 kms away from Bangalore, it is the twin city with Dharwad which is at a distance of 20kms away. During ancient times, the historic town of Hubli was known by the names Raya Hubli and Elaya Puravada Halli. The city endowed with numerous monuments and monasteries is also renowned for its handloom textile industry with several cotton ginning and processing mills. Hubli has a number of educational institutes like Karnataka Medical College (KMC) and KLE Society Belgaum's BVB College of Engineering and Technology which are amongst the best in the country. Another specialty of the city is the delicious Pedas which is a sweet cake made from milk.


Area : 202.28 Sq.Km
Population : 786,000 (2001 Census)
Season : January to May
STD Code : 0836
Rain Fall : 935 mm
Temperature : Maximum -39oC
Minimum - 16oC  
Literacy : 81.8%