Any1 knows about hubli? whr is it? what kind of city is it?
The twin cities of Hubli-Dharwad are located at a distance of around 420 KM north of Bangalore, the capital of Karnataka state.The city of Dharwad is just east of the famous Western Ghats and is surrounded by hills and lakes.Dharwad district covers an area of 13738 sq.KM and with a twin city population of about 6,00,000. The city of Dharwad is the district head quarters and twin cities are educational and financial,industrial hub for North Karnataka.The cities of Hubli and Dharwad, 13mi (21 km) apart, were incorporated as one city in 1961.
About Hubli is a major city of this district and is a famous industrial town. This historic town was known as Raya Hubli and also as Elaya Puravada Halli during the ancient times.This city metamorphosed into an important commercial centre for trade in cotton and iron during the reign of the Vijaynagara empire.The city is noted for its handloom textile units and has many cotton ginning and processing mills.
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