Bellary district is spread from south-west to north-east and is situated on the eastern side of Karnataka State. The district is situated between 14° 30’ and 15°50’ north latitude and 75°40’ and 77°11’ east longitude. This district is bounded by Raichur district on the north by Dharwad district on the west, Chitradurga and Davangere districts on the south and Anantapur, Kurnool districts of Andhra Pradesh on east. Bellary district takes its name from the word Balari that refers to goddess Durugamma as this goddess had manifested herself in the town.
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