Infobox Indian Jurisdiction
native_name = Afzalpur / ಅಫ್ಜಲಪುರ| type = city | latd = 17.2 | longd = 76.35
locator_position = right | state_name = Karnataka
district = Gulbarga
altitude = 408
population_as_of = 2001
population_total = 19,114| population_density = 6371.33
area_magnitude= sq. km
area_total = 3
area_telephone = 08470
postal_code = 585301
Afzalpur ( _kn. ಅಫ್ಜಲಪುರ) is a
panchayat townin Gulbarga districtin the Indian state of Karnataka. It is also the headquarters of the Afzalpur taluk.
Afzalpur is located at coord|17.2|N|76.35|E|. [ [http://www.fallingrain.com/world/IN/19/Afzalpur.html Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Afzalpur] ] It has an average elevation of 408
metres (1338 feet). The town is spread over an area of 3 sq. km. The area of major towns in Karnataka has been mentioned in the webpage [http://municipaladmn.kar.nic.in/AreapopE.htm Population of Corporation/CMC/TMC/TP] belonging to the Municipal Administration Department of the Government of Karnataka]
Afzalpur Taluk borders
Alandtaluk of Gulbarga districtto the north, Gulbargataluk of Gulbarga districtto the east, Jevargitaluk of Gulbargadistrict and Sindgitaluk of Bijapur districtto the south, IndiTaluk of Bijapur districtto the west and AkalkotTaluk of Solapurdistrict of Maharashtrato the north-west. Bhimaand Amargarivers flow through this taluk.
As of 2001India census, [GR|India] Afzalpur had a population of 19,114. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Afzalpur has an average literacy rate of 54%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with 60% of the males and 40% of females literate. 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Places to see
Afzal KhanMosque in Afzalpur
* Evathahalli and Udehan are pre-historic sites in Afzalpur Taluk
* Marjee Peer Darga at the confluence of
Gattarga, a famous village in Afzalpur Taluq because Baggyavanthi Temple situated 14 km away from Afzalpur Dattatreay Devastan in village called Ganagapur.
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