Shimoga, almost central on the Karnataka map is the rice bowl of the State. The rivers Tungabhadra, Sharavathi, Varada and Kumudavathi irrigate the luxuriant greens of the region. Shimoga was ruled by the great Indian dynasties of the Kadambas, Gangas, Chalukyas, Rastrakutas, Keladi and Vijaynagar Kings. Shimoga (Face of Shiva) was established by the Keladi rulers. It reached its pinnacle during the rule of Shivappa Nayaka around 1600 A.D.

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Agumbe - The Land of Natural Treasure
Brief description, including tourist attractions.
Kuvempu University
The university teaches a range of subjects and has the main campus located at Shankaraghatta, with regional centres across four districts.
Shimoga District at NIC
Includes a variety of information on the district, including geography, maps, forms, police, and the administration.
Zilla Panchayat Shimoga
Official website. Lists budgets, administrative structures, departments and planned schemes.
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