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Davangere, also spelled Davanagere, is a city in the Indian state of Karnataka. Positioned at the geographical centre of the state of Karnataka, it is the administrative headquarters of eponymous Davangere District. Hitherto being a cotton hub and hence popularly known before as Manchester of Karnataka, the commercial ventures of the city is now dominated by education and agro-processing industries. Davangere lies along on the National Highway 4, a part of the Golden Quadrilateral, at a distance of about 264km from the state capital, Bangalore. Davangere became a separate district in 1997, when it was separated from the erstwhile undivided district of Chitradurga for administration conveniences. Davangere is known for rich culinary traditions which encompass the diversity of entire Karnataka's dishes due to its geographical position in the state as its epicenter. Notable among them is its aromatic benne dose that is associated with the name of the city. Home to a population of about half a million, it is the sixth-largest city in the state of Karnataka.Davangere has been selected as one of the hundred Indian cities to be developed as a smart city under PM Narendra Modi's ambitious flagship Smart Cities Mission. It even went on to be featured in the list of first 20 cities to be developed under the mission by Urban development ministry, released on 28 January 2016, after being scrutinized stringently for several parameters.Take a look at our India trip builder to refine the details of your trip to Davangere.
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