Located in the northern part of Karnataka, Koppal as a district houses regions with second-largest agricultural production in the state. It has a marketing committee at Gangavati driving agriculture from the front. Koppal produces food crops like paddy, maize, jowar and bajra, and fruits like pomegranate and grapes. The region is also known for its plantation crops like beetle vine and coconut. A proposed rice technology park is set to add momentum to the food processing industries here. Tissue culture techniques to improve banana yields in local varieties will help farmers to select suitable crops for cultivation. Plans are on to build steel ancillary units across 154.39 acres with KAIDB acquiring land at Basapura village.

Infrastructure & Resources


Koppal has 2% of the cultivated land allotted for fruit crops and 2% allotted for vegetable crops. Another 20 % is allotted for oilseeds, 18 % for spices and more than 50% of the cultivated land is utilized for cereal crops.


River Tungabhadra is the perennial river flowing across the district through Gangavati, Koppal and Kushtagi taluks. It helps irrigate nearly 31% of the cultivable land in the region mainly by the Tungabhadra canal. Groundwater and minor irrigation facilities like bore wells and dug wells also aid in irrigation.


Transmission to the district is done by Kalaburgi (Gulbarga) Electricity Supply Company Ltd while power generation is handled by various organizations like NTPC, KPCL etc.

Natural Resources

Natural resources in the district include syenite brittle, coronado stone, green quartz and building stone.

Human Resources

Some of the prominent educational institutions and training centres include Koppal Nursing College, Jagadguru Sree Gavisiddeshwara Ayurvedic College, Sardar Vallabhai Patel B. Ed College and Janatha Seva ITI.


The district has access to four international airports - Bengaluru (Bangalore), Mangaluru (Mangalore), Goa and Hyderabad along with two domestic airports. The Bengaluru (Bangalore) -Ballari (Bellary) -Gadag-Hubballi (Hubli) Railway Line passes through Koppal Town and connects the district to all major cities across India. Two national highways NH13 and NH 63 go through the district, and Goa, Karwar and Managaluru provide sea route access.

Living in Koppal

Temperatures in Koppal vary between 17 degree celsius and 45 degree celsius. The district has all the basic amenities and provides excellent access to resources.