Chitradurga District of Karnataka
has an area of 7,201 sq km. It is surrounded with bald rocky hills and picturesque valleys. Bajra and pulses are the major crops cultivated.
The ancient town of Harihar is situated on the right bank of the great Tungabhadra River. The temples in the hill fort are Ekanathamma, Phalguneswara, Gopalakrishna, Anjaneya, Subbaraya and Siddeswara. There is an archaeological museum which displays artifacts of the historic wars, coins, and manuscripts.