Geography of Bijapur
Languages spoken are Kannada
The Bijapur average altitude (elevation) 770 meters above sealevel.
Population Density of Bijapur : 207 per sq km
Total Area of Bijapur : 10,541 sq km
District Official website : http://bijapur.nic.in
History of Bijapur The foundations of this historic city were laid during the reign of the Chalukyan dynasty of Kalyani between the tenth and eleventh centuries. They called it Vijayapura or the City of Victory; from which comes its present name Bijapur.
Tourist Attractions in Bijapur Gol Gumbaz - it is said to be second largest dome in the world after st.peters vatican city, its height is 60 meters, Gol Gumbaz is situated at Jadar Galli.
Basanta Vana - 85 feet Shiva idol at Rambapur village of Bijapur.
Almatti Dam - Dam constructed on the Krishna River for irrigation and power production.
Uppali Burz - its a 80 Ft hit tower standing, spherical structure with steps winding round, and other places are Basanta Smarak, Kudala Sangama and Ibrahim Rouza.
Bijapur Airport Bijapur Airport at Madabhavi village near Bijapur.
Bijapur Bus Stations KSRTC Central Bus Station is at Shastri Nagar.
Bijapur Railway Station Bijapur Railway Station in Railway Station Area near golgubaz museum.
Shopping Malls in Bijapur Yelameli Complex at BLDEA Rd, RUNAWAL ENTERPRISES at sholapur.
Markets of Bijapur Vegetable Market at Market Area in Bijapur.