Situated in Koppal District of Karnataka, Gangavathi is a fast developing town on State Highway 23 between
Erur and is 42 km north-east of Koppal. Kampli is around 9 km east.
Many immigrants, including Catholics, from different places have made Gangavathi their home. Gangavathi houses a sugar factory. Kishkinda Heritage Resort, a 3-star hotel, provides lodging facility. Anegundi, a town on the northern bank of Tungabhadra River, is 20 km away.