Raichur is situated in the eastern part of Karnataka
. From the historical perspective, this district is very important.
It stretches from 15 degree 09 min-16 degree 34 min North latitude and 75 degree 46 min-77 degree 35 min East longitude. The total area of Raichur is 14,013 sq km. According to the census of 1961, the total population of Raichur is 1961 11,00,895.
Raichur is known for producing good quality rice. It has also received acclaim as producer of cotton and oil seeds.
A tourist visiting Raichur should not miss the places like
- Ranganatha Temple
- Pampa Sarovara
- Kamal Mahal
- Huchchappayana Matha