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One of the five taluks of Dakshina Kannada District, Belthangady is bordered by Karkala taluk of Udupi District and Bantwal taluk in the west, Puttur in the south and Chikmagalur District in the north. In the eastern side, the Western ghats, Kuduremukh ranges and the Charmadi Ghat which connects the taluk to the Chikmagalur District form an attractive stretch. The river Netravati flows through Belthangady before entering Puttur taluk.

Dharmasthala, a holy place is just 16 km from this place. Aladangadi, Bylangady, Bangawadi are the important historical places in the taluk. The well-known Manjunatha temple is here and Jamalabad fort is only 6 km away from this place. Nearby attractions include Venur, a Jain center famed for the huge monolith of Bhagwan Bahubali.

Being the taluk center, Belthangady has a number of schools, colleges and other institutions.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Dakshina Kannada

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