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Raichur district


Raichur is an administrative district of Karnataka with its head quarter at the same town of Raichur. The district is bounded by the Krishna River on the north and the Tungabhadra River on the south. The wedge of land between the rivers is known as the Raichur Doab, after the city of Raichur. Bijapur and Gulbarga districts lie to the north across the Krishna River. Bagalkot and Koppal districts lie to the east. Across the Tungabhadra lies BellaryDistrict of Karnataka to the southwest and Anantapur District of Andhra Pradesh to the southeast. Kurnool District of Andhra Pradesh state lies to the east, and includes the lower portion of the Raichur Doab.

There are some worth visiting sites in and around Raichur. Anegundi, a small town located 135 kms from Raichur, has some beautiful temples from the Vijayanagara period such as the spectacular Ranganatha Temple and the Huchchappayana Matha. The Pampa Sarovara, the Kamal Mahal and Nava Brindavana are worth seeing inside the Matha.

How to reach

Raichur is a small town located in southwestern India, some 409 kms north of Bangalore, the state capital. The town is well connected by rail and road.

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