Haveri district is exactly in the center of Karnataka with equal distance from Bidar in the far north to Kollegal in the far south. It is also known as the gateway district to the northern districts of Karnataka.The District has an area of 4823 Sq.kms and has a population of 15,97,668 of which 77.75% lives in rural area as per 2011 census.
Administration of Haveri district is divided into 7 taluks. 2 Revenue Sub Divisions Haveri and Savanur. There are 2 City Muncipal Corporations 5 Town Muncipal Corporations, 2 Town Panchayats, 224 Gram Panchayats, 705 villages of these 698 habitated villages and 7 non-habitated villages.