Koppal, a newborn district of Karnataka state, carved out of Raichur District. It is situated between 15* 09′ 00″ to 16* 03′ 30″ North Latitude and 75* 47′ 30″ to 76* 48′ 10″ East Longitude. It consists of four talukas Koppal, Gangavathi, Kushtagi,Yelburga and Newly formed three talukas (19.01.2018)Kanakagiri, Karatagi and (18.01.2018) Kukanoor. Koppal district is surrounded by Raichur district in the east, Gadag district in the West, Bagalkot district in the north, Bellary district in the south. Koppal District headquarters is closest to the world heritage Hampi.
Koppal district is an administrative district in the state of Karnataka in India. In the past Koppal was referred to as
‘Kopana Nagara’. Hampi, a World heritage center, covers some areas of Koppal District. It is situated approximately 38 km away. Anegundi, is also a famous travel destination.
Koppal District located in the northern interior of Karnataka has an area of 8,458 sq km. It is bounded by the districts of Raichur, Bagalkot, Gadag, and Bellary. Koppal district is the best seed production center in the state. Several national seed companies have seed production centres for flowers, fruits, vegetables and pulses here. Anegundi, Kanakagiri, Navabrindavana, and Kuknur are the important places to visit.
Geographically, Koppal is a stretch of rocky terrain on one side and acres of dry land on the other wherein agricultural crops like Jowar, Ground-nuts etc are grown.Farmers still use the old Bullock-Cart ploughing methods, depending mainly on the Monsoons which is a rarity in these parts of the world.However recently some of them have ventured into high-tech irrigational Farming especially after the Thunga-Bhadra river waters from the neighbouring town of Munirabad (20kms away with a huge Dam) is been redirected to the Town to solve its water problems. So, the current product crops are Pomegranites, Grapes and Figs (which are being exported)