Belagavi City, located in the north east of the state of Karnataka has a population of about 6,68,522. Belagavi was an army Cantonment in colonial times. The city grew from a small rustic town in an agricultural environment. The growth of the town was accelerated by the establishment of the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC), the Dental, Pharmacy, Nursing, Physiotherapy and International Medical College.
It is about 500 Kms from Mumbai, 500 Kms from Bangalore and about 150 Km from Goa.It is bordered by the states of Maharashtra and Goa. Belagavi is indeed well connected by road, rail and air to the major cities.
Belagavi has interesting historical sites worth seeing. The outskirts of Belagavi has many breathtaking sights of natural land formations of pristine beauty.
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All you need to do is to take a flight to Bangalore, the capital city of Karnataka and Mumbai capital of Maharashtra. From Bangalore and Mumbai anyone can reach Belagavi by air, rail or by other surface transport. Local transport in Belagavi is easily available.
The airport serving the city of Belagavi is at Sambra, located 10 km from the city on the SH20. Nearest Airport :Belagavi Airport, Belagavi
Belagavi is located on the main Indian Railways network which is now become a part of south western division. This beautiful destination is well linked by rail to other major destinations such as Bangalore, Mysore, Mangalore, Pune, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Goa, New Delhi and Chennai. Belagavi railway station is considered as the oldest railway station in this region.
Belagavi is well connected by road through the National Highways 4 which basically connects Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. NH4A connects Karnataka and Goa. Travelers can easily get numbers of KRTC run buses which link Karnataka with various other neighbouring states. There is wide range of well-known private buses also serve all major destinations in Karnataka and nearby states.