List of Districts in Karnataka 2021

List of Districts in Karnataka 2021

Karnataka is a state in southern India. Its largest state by area in south India. As of 2021, there are a total of 31 districts in Karnataka

Karnataka District List

#DistrictPopulation (2011)Area (km2)
1Bagalkot1,890,8266,583
2Ballari1,400,9704,252
3Bangalore Rural987,2572,239
4Bangalore Urban9,588,9102,190
5Belgaum4,778,43913,415
6Bidar1,700,0185,448
7Bijapur2,175,10210,517
8Chamarajanagara1,020,9625,102
9Chikkaballapura1,254,3774,208
10Chikmagalur1,137,7537,201
11Chitradurga1,660,3788,437
12Dakshina Kannada2,083,6254,559
13Davanagere1,946,9055,926
14Dharwad1,846,9934,265
15Gadag1,065,2354,651
16Gulbarga2,564,89210,990
17Hassan1,776,2216,814
18Haveri1,598,5064,825
19Kodagu554,7624,102
20Kolar1,540,2314,012
21Koppal1,391,2925,565
22Mandya1,808,6804,961
23Mysore2,994,7446,854
24Raichur1,924,7736,839
25Ramanagara1,082,7393,573
26Shimoga1,755,5128,495
27Tumakuru2,681,44910,598
28Udupi1,177,9083,879
29Uttara Kannada1,353,29910,291
30Vijayanagara1,353,6285,644
31Yadgir1,172,9855,225

Source: census 2011

Largest & Smallest District in Katnataka by Area

Belgaum district covering an area of 13415 km² is the largest district of  Karnataka. Bangalore Urban District is the smallest district in Karnataka with a total area of 2190 km²

# By AreaDistrictArea
LargestBelgaum13415 km²
Smallest Bangalore Urban 2190 km2

 Source: Census 2011

Largest & Smallest District in karnataka by Population

Bangalore Urban District is the most populated district in Karnataka . Its Population as per census 2011 is 96 Lakhs. Kodagu District with a population of 554762 is the least populated district in Karnataka.

# by PopulationDistrictPopulation (Census 2011)
Most PopulatedBangalore Urban9588910
LeastKodagu554762
Highest and Lowest Population Density

Bangalore Urban District (4378 people per km) has the highest Population density in Karnataka. Uttara Kannada District with a population density of 131  people per km is the lowest density district in  karnataka.

# by DensityDistrictDensity (person/km)
HighestBangalore Urban4378
LeastUttara Kannada132

Source: Census 2011

Karnataka District with Highest & Lowest Literacy rate

Dakshina Kannada district has the highest literacy rate in Karnataka. Its literacy rate is 88.57%. Yadgir District with a literacy rate of 51.8.% is the least literate district in Karnataka.
 
# by Literacy RateDistrictLiteracy Rate
Most LiterateDakshina Kannada88.57%
LeastYadgir51.83%

Source: Census 2011

Karnataka District with Highest & Lowest Male Female Ratio

Udupi district (1094) has the highest Male-Female Sex ratio in karnataka .  Bangalore Urban District (916) has the lowest male-female sex ratio in Karnataka

# by Sex ratioDistrictSex ratio
HighestUdupi1094 females to 1000 males
LowestBangalore Urban916 females to 1000 males

Source: Census 2011

Karnataka District list by Density | Literacy | Sex Ratio
#DistrictDensitySex RatioLiteracy
1Bagalkot28898968.82%
2Ballari33098367.43%
3Bangalore Rural44194677.93%
4Bangalore Urban4,37891687.67%
5Belgaum35697373.48%
6Bidar31295670.51%
7Bijapur20796067.15%
8Chamarajanagara20099361.43%
9Chikkaballapura29897269.76%
10Chikmagalur158100879.25%
11Chitradurga19797473.71%
12Dakshina Kannada457102088.57%
13Davanagere32997275.74%
14Dharwad43497180.00%
15Gadag22998275.12%
16Gulbarga23397164.85%
17Hassan261101076.07%
18Haveri33195077.40%
19Kodagu135101982.61%
20Kolar38497974.39%
21Koppal25098668.09%
22Mandya36599570.40%
23Mysore43798572.79%
24Raichur228100059.56%
25Ramanagara30397669.22%
26Shimoga20799880.45%
27Tumakuru25398475.14%
28Udupi304109486.24%
29Uttara Kannada13297984.06%
30Vijayanagara240  
31Yadgir22498951.83%