Situated in Gulbarga District
, Chitapur is about 45 km south-east of Gulbarga
Many Buddhist remains including statues and manuscripts of Satavahana Dynasty were obtained from here. These remains are now preserved at Gulbarga Museum. Revanasiddeshwara Temple, at
Ratkal, is nearby. Bankur, a popular Jain pilgrim site, is 2 km away. The industrial town of Wadi is 12 km west.
Hyderabad Airport is the nearest airport. Chitapur Railway Station is on Gulbarga-Vikarabad rail route.