Location in Karnataka, India
|Coordinates: 16°35′00″N 75°58′01″E / 16.5833°N 75.967°ECoordinates: 16°35′00″N 75°58′01″E / 16.5833°N 75.967°E|
|Elevation||607 m (1,991 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|ISO 3166 code||IN-KA|
As of 2001 India census, the town of Basavana Bagevadi had a population of 28,582. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Basavana Bagevadi had an average literacy rate of 53%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with 61% of the males and 39% of females literate. 16% of the population was under 6 years of age.
The town of Basavana Bagewadi is in Basavana Bagewadi Taluka. The town of Basavana Bagewadi is situated along Bijapur–Bangalore National Highway No.13 at a distance of 44 km from Bijapur, and 493 km distance from the state capital of Bangalore.
There are 38 panchayat villages in Basavana Bagewadi Taluka:
- Hunshyal PB
The Town Municipal Council (TMC) Basavana Bagewadi was constituted in 1973. The TMC has 23 wards and equal number of councilors and 5 Numbers of Nominee Councilors. Basavana Bagewadi TMC stretches to an area of 10.30 sq km. Kudagi super national tarmal project 18 km, Basavanbagewadiroad Railway Station 19 km.
Basavana Bagewadi town is claimed to be the birthplace of Basava, the founder of the Lingayat religion. The Basaveshwar Temple was constructed in the 11th century during the rule of the Chalukya dynasty.
- "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
- "Reports of National Panchayat Directory: Village Panchayat Names of Basavana Bagewadi, Bijapur, Karnataka". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 13 November 2011.