Bijapur District is in North Karnataka
. It occupies an area of 17,069 sq km with a population of nearly 3 million. There are 125 ancient architectural temples and five rivers.
The main crop in Bijapur is jowar and seasonal fruits such as grapes and pomegranate. It is famous for hand woven
Ilkal sarees, and non-vegetarian preparations distinctly Mughlai, Hyderabadi, and milk sweets. There are many educational institutions such as Sainik School and many medical and engineering colleges.
The world's second largest dome Gol Gumbaz, the glorious tomb of Mohammed Adil Shah, is situated in Bijapur. Other tourism places are Ibrahim Roza, Juma Masjid, Upali Buraz, Malik-e-Maidan, Mehtar Mahal, Ara-killa, Anand Mahal,
Gagan Mahal, Jahaz Mahal, and Bara Kaman.